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Four-footed police officers need protection, too, and the METRO Police Department’s seven K9 officers recently received bullet and stab-protective vests. The protective vests, valued at $1,050 each, were donated to METRO by Vested Interest in K9s... Read More...
If you’ve hopped on the bus recently to get around town, you know that the humidity, heat and afternoon thunderstorms can make it uncomfortable to wait for an air-conditioned bus to roll up. Bus shelters offer the needed comfort and respite from... Read More...
Posted: 08-24-2016, 4:21 PM by Mary Sit
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This Sunday, the Houston Texans play against the Arizona Cardinals in a pre-season exhibition game at NRG Stadium, and METRO has a great way for you to get there and back. Park in our lot at the Fannin South Transit Center at 1604 West Bellfort. Special... Read More...
If you’re a student, or if you have a student in the family, take advantage of one of the best bargains in town: the Student METRO Q® Fare Card. This card allows students to tap and board our local buses and trains at half price – that’s... Read More...
Posted: 08-22-2016, 12:00 PM by Mary Sit 0 Comments | 122 Views
This is a guest post by Darla Bell, manager of Strategic Analysis in Communications & Marketing. We might see some rain this weekend, so let’s plan on indoor activities (and one outdoor one that has a covered-seating option). You can rock out... Read More...
On Monday, METRO starts service changes – and that’s also the first day of school for thousands of students. Some bus operators are driving new routes, and students are figuring out ways to get to new schools with new schedules. So to all... Read More...
Posted: 08-18-2016, 12:59 PM by Mary Sit 0 Comments | 221 Views
Houston Dash fans who are planning on cheering on their home soccer team tomorrow night can hop on METRORail and ride for free - simply show your Dash game ticket to any METRO fare inspector who may check your fare. All those who hold valid tickets to... Read More...
Posted: 08-17-2016, 2:41 PM by Mary Sit 0 Comments | 136 Views
As METRO celebrates its one-year anniversary of the New Bus Network, let’s meet one rider who says she loves her route. Sister Josephine Vasquez takes the 85 Antoine/Washington regularly. It’s on one of METRO’s high-frequency routes... Read More...
METRO celebrated today the one-year anniversary of its New Bus Network, a massive overhaul of its local bus system which created grid-like routes with service every 15 minutes on popular routes. At a news conference in its lobby at 1900 Main St., officials... Read More...
This is a guest post by Darla Bell, manager of Strategic Analysis in Communications & Marketing. There’s a lot to do again this weekend, but we’ve chosen a few out-of-the-ordinary selections – umbrellas up in the air, beauty down... Read More...
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