Frank Wilson: Metro makes Houston livable

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You know, Metro’s really raking in the dough these days. Lots and lots of tax revenue. The problem is Metro has to dedicate a large portion of that money to the Danger Train and its planned offspring, so other parts of the Metro empire suffer.

Such as customer service. Still. And again. (Will someone either ask for a definition of Metro Time or buy Metro a clock?)

Such as bus service and bus stops:

Thanks to a Montrose restaurant owner and various community groups, the Metropolitan Transit Authority is bringing back its adopt-a-stop and adopt-a-shelter programs, which can help curb crime at Houston bus stops.

The program, which died a few years ago because of a lack of interest, was revived in the fall when Dimitrios Fetokakis, owner of Niko Niko’s Greek and American Caf

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