Running out of Places To Park
Maybe some other Houstonians can check me on this, but I'm getting the distinct impression that even here, we've run out of places to park. Any place worth getting to, you can't park there any more.
I believe that there would be major benefits in offering substantial tax incentives to taxi companies to increase their sizes in the short term.
Any major public transit intiative would take ten years to enact, but in the meanwhile, encouraging taxi companies to take up the slack will create employment, decrease emissions, and probably enhance public safety.