Tom Bazan

  • News

    May 27, 2010

    Train Wreck

    How Metro and its president Frank Wilson got so far off track.

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    If -- If -- Pastor Dixon Assaulted His Wife, It Was Somewhat Foretold

    ​We told you earlier today about prominent pastor James Dixon being charged with assault his wife after an incident in which police reports say he "threw her to the ground."The media reports caught the eye of longtime Metro critic Tom Bazan, who immediately thought of his own run-in with Dixon, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Metro's Latest Civil Rights Trainwreck

    A couple months back, we wrote about Metro receiving notification from the Federal Transit Administration, saying Metro had violated federal civil rights laws, but we hadn't seen a draft of the preliminary report. Now we have, and, apparently, Metro hasn't been too concerned with the federal laws. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Feds Say Metro Has Violated Civil Rights Laws (Without Specifics)

    We reported yesterday on things looking up for Metro, but today Hair Balls learned that our transit authority is violating the federal government's definition of civil rights. According to a letter dated April 27, the Federal Transit Administration conducted a Title VI Compliance Review of Metro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Tempers Flare At The Metro Board Meeting

    Some important things could have been resolved at today's Metro board meeting, particularly the absence of a contract between Metro and an outside company to design and build four proposed light-rail lines, the cornerstone of future mass transit in Houston.Instead, we got wife-beating. It started wh ... More >>

  • News

    March 4, 2004

    Lead Astray

    Inspectors are fined after the Press uncovers faulty reports on low-income housing

  • News

    January 8, 2004


    Houston's sweet-and-sour inaugural

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Activist

    Tom Bazan