Places generally along the South Freeway (I-45), and south of the Ship Channel, including Clear Lake, Deer Park, Freindswood, the Hobby Area, League City, Pasadena, Santa Fe, South Houston, and Texas City.
Speaking of using the HISD School Board of Trustees as a stepping stone: Jolanda Jones did just that & was recently elected to the seat held by Garnet Coleman in TX House of Representatives District 147 in a special election.
Harris County Deputies Organization endorsing Mealer for Harris County Judge.
Houston Police Officers Union also endorsing Mealer.
HCLCR, Harris County Precinct 8 Constable Phil Sandlin & Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman also endorsing Mealer.
The problems with the layout in the Galleria are the real issue. The only solution is sturdily built protected lanes, because there are literally zero side streets that run all the way through east-west. And I don't see Uptown drivers giving up their dominion easily.
It's a huge pain for me. I bike from work on Dunvale/Westpark to my home in Midtown. Should be ten straight miles on Richmond, but instead it's sixteen miles that take me through Memorial Park and Rice Military, and not because I want it that way.