A few weeks ago, I was walking in Midtown toward Montrose near Spur 527 when I saw a woman on a ladder hanging a sign on a fence.

Her name’s Gwyneth Williams. She lives there on Westheimer. The sign warns that the city wants to close parts of the spur “forever” and advertises a link to a website.

“Tell the city no,” the sign commands.

Have you ever tried to get around here? Even when the beg buttons work, it’s a bad experience, whether you’re in a car or not. Jonathan Brooks, the director of policy and planning for LINK Houston, shared data from the Texas Department of Transportation showing there have been almost 60 crashes here since 2010.

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Allyn West | April 9, 2020