CHRON.COM is now touting (not taunting*) the latest big weekend “exclusive” designed to get you to purchase the shrinking, declining print product: We think they meant “flouting” of rules, but whatever. Obviously, the White/Wolff/Wilson-era METRO’s
THE “fall is coming, really” news and views edition: Metro tied bonds to fare hikes in early ’10 (Michael Reed, Examiner News) More detailed, adult reporting on METRO finances. Reed and the Examiner have become
THE EXAMINER just posted breaking news from reporter Mike Reed that METRO will seek a new light-rail referendum: The Examiners’ Michael Reed reports from Metro this morning that Metro chair Gilbert Garcia has announced the
HERE’S a fresh dose of news and views. Please discuss! Metro will stop borrowing for mobility payments (Mike Snyder, Houston Chronicle Good. Now the organization needs to pay the City of Houston what it owes.
WE finally had some time this weekend carefully to examine the FTA’s detailed, 38-page report on METRO’s “Buy America” violations and irregular procurement practices. We thought that media coverage of the FTA announcement had been
HAPPY FRIDAY everyone! Here’s today’s morning news roundup: Metro: Completion of 3 light-rail lines pushed back up to a year (Examiner News) That METRO backtrack yesterday came following (dubious) assertions on Wednesday that METRO hoped
Here are today’s morning tidbits: Lifelong — except for three years (Chris Moran, Chron Houston Politics Blog) Nice catch by Chris Moran, who notices that Gordon Quan seems confused about the meaning of “lifelong.” That
FRANK “PROCUREMENT DISASTER” WILSON’s legacy as the METRO chief during Bill White’s tenure as mayor took another blow today, as the FTA blasted the “old” METRO’s efforts to subvert “buy America” rules in signing a