Decaying Infrastructure

Pot-marked boulevards make the city's streetscape look more like the lunar surface than the Roman roads one would expect in a prosperous and industrious city like Houston. As a result Houstonians are having to pay for costly automotive repairs - which has the effect of a regressive tax.

Priority number one must be to maintain public safety, but priority number two must be to rebuild and repair the city's surface streets so that the tall buildings, congestion, and concrete aren't the only cues one isn't an adventure-seeker on a 4x4 off-roading expedition.