The Houston Area Survey has been conducted for the past 18 years and:
For the first time since 1999, a concern other than traffic congestion was rated as the biggest problem facing the Houston area. This year, 31 percent rated crime as the biggest problem, compared to 13 percent last year. Twenty-six percent this year said traffic was the biggest problem.
Ted Balaker is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and founding partner of Korchula Productions, a film and new media production company devoted to making important ideas entertaining.