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Why Does Houston Traffic Keep Getting More Congested?

It might come as no surprise to Houston drivers to learn congestion in the area has increased. That’s according to a recent report from GPS developer TomTom, which says Houston ranks 12th in the country when it comes to traffic. We discuss why traffic in Houston is getting worse — and what plans the Texas […]

It might come as no surprise to Houston drivers to learn congestion in the area has increased. That's according to a recent report from GPS developer TomTom, which says Houston ranks 12th in the country when it comes to traffic.

We discuss why traffic in Houston is getting worse — and what plans the Texas Department of Transportation has in place or in the works to alleviate traffic congestion — with Karen Othon, Public Information Officer for TxDOT, and Quincy Allen, TxDOT Houston District Engineer.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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