Review of Pearland, Texas

Think twice before moving here
Star Rating - 4/10/2007
So you think you might want to live in Pearland. Well, you might want to reconsider. Take it from some young marrieds who have been here for two years.
Pearland is growing exponentially, but doesn't have the backbone to handle it gracefully. For example, our neighborhood has had water turned off four times, when there was too much demand in the city. The main farm road, 518, is bumper to bumper every weekend and most weeknights, especially north to Silverlake and the 288. And there's now word about a massive mall being built nearby, and another dreadful cookie cutter development that will edge into part of Iowa Colony and Manvel (two communities which are as rural as Pearland was forty years ago).
Worst of all in our minds, there are few sidewalks or public activities and culture for the kiddies.
Below | Houston, TX
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Can you please let me know what other cities nearby, without it being a higher cost of living will be a better option. I have a 3 year old.
Kish | Jersey City, NJ

Totally true. It's 2018 now, and the probs described are still a problem.
Jenevieve | Pearland, TX

Your review is spot-on. My kids can't ride their bikes anywhere because of a lack of sidewalks. It's very frustrating. Very unfriendly city for bikers, runners, and walkers. Traffic has gotten beyond ridiculous. The mall they built is frustrating because it's an outdoor mall - who likes to walk around outside in 90 degree heat with 80% humidity?
Jenevieve | Pearland, TX
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