Houston lacks planning, needs to "get on track for growth"

Getting on track for growth
As Houston’s population keeps rising, experts say city needs a strategy to stay competitive

— Houston Chronicle2

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By 2015, 1 million additional people are expected to settle in the
eight-county region. Three million more are expected by 2035. To cope,
the region needs rail links to airports, more housing downtown, and a
plan for its aging, ad-hoc sewage systems, the panelists said. Some
better marketing would help, too.

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Houston’s competitors globally are New York; Los Angeles; Chicago;
London; Paris; Sydney, Australia; and United Arab Emirates’ Abu Dhabi
and Dubai, according to panelist Robert Grow, a land-use attorney
lawyer for Salt Lake City.

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