Thursday, August 12, 2004

Houston's Streetcars unsafe

Story here. Yeah, this doesn't seem to have anything to do with me, but actually I have first-hand experience of the dangerous Houston railway. A couple co-workers and I visited Houston a few months back, and we drove through the streets of downtown Houston at about 11pm, crossing over these tracks multiple times. The tracks are very badly designed -- they are exactly at street level, and it's easy to miss that you're nearing the tracks at all. And the tracks run parallel to one of the roads, basically sharing the same pavement space almost as a left lane. It's just plain bad civil engineering.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

*Nothing to do with the topic* Josh, could you please make me another copy of The Best Music Josh Can Afford? Why Can't I Be On MTV is scratched... :'( lol Gotta have that song, yo.