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A Bus Stop of Culture and Commuity
The following is a guest post by Carolina Mendoza, METRO media specialist. At the corner of Navigation and North Live Oak, tucked between a neatly manicured garden and the street pole , you'll find a bus stop unlike any of the nearly 10,000 bus stops Read More...
HCC "Adopts" Bus Shelter on Campus
Houston Community College - Southwest "adopted" a bus shelter that borders its campus at 610 Loop and Glenmont Drive. METRO officials, along with HCC officials, cut a ceremonial ribbon, as the plaque honoring Dr. Fena Garza, president of HCC Read More...
Retired Nurse Cares for Bus Shelter, Cemetery
A retired 81-year-old school nurse has spent the past seven years tending to abandoned graves in an African-American cemetery whose entrance was obstructed with overgrown weeds and brush. And she's been cleaning up the bus shelter in front of the Read More...
The Ultimate Bus Shelter Volunteer
Just call him volunteer extraordinaire. John Branch is the type of guy any organization seeking volunteers would want. At METRO, he's our No. One adopter in our Adopt-a-Stop/Adopt a Shelter program. Ssince last June, Branch has adopted 55 METRO bus Read More...
The Man Who Adopted 55 METRO Stops/Shelters
While most folks are asleep at night, John Branch drives his pick-up truck around his neighborhood of Independence Heights , patrolling METRO bus stops and shelters. The 49-year-old entrepreneur has made it his mission to banish crime in his neighborhood Read More...
Serious Crime Declines on METRO System
For the second consecutive year, it has become safer for you to ride the rail or commute on our buses. The number of serious crimes has declined this year over last, repeating a pattern now for the second year. METRO recorded 438 serious crime incidents Read More...
Covenant House Adopts a Bus Stop
They are runaways, abandoned children, street kids. They are the kids who have no place to go - until they reach Covenant House Texas , a shelter for kids ages 10 to 21, with most ranging from 18 to 21 years of age. "This is the population that opts Read More...
Adopt-a-Stop/Adopt-a-Shelter
Tired of seeing crumpled cups and overflowing trash at the METRO bus stop in your neighborhood? Adopt a bus stop - and help us keep our neighborhoods litter-free. METRO's Adopt-a-Stop/Adopt-a-Shelter program is seeking more volunteers who will agree Read More...