The 7 Minor Annoyances That Drive Houstonians Crazy
|Photo by Matthew Rutledge|
|Good luck giving directions.|
You think your city has confusing street names? We have one stretch of road here that goes through five name changes with zero warning. I actually wrote about 20 of the worst of them earlier this year. Yes, 20. It is one of the reasons why it is so difficult to navigate around the city -- that and the lack of any semblance of a grid. To borrow and modify a quote from Ghostbusters, the designer of Houston's streets was "either a certified genius or an authentic wacko." Considering we are a car-obsessed citizenry with the largest physical size of any city in America, I'm going with masochist.