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METRO Celebrates Earth Day 2016
METRO recently celebrated Earth Day with thousands of festival-goers learning about how we’re practicing sustainability and helping to keep the air clean. Now in its 11 th year, Earth Day Houston was held at Sam Houston Park on April 16 and offered Read More...
Taking Care of Our Earth
This Sunday is Earth Day. The first official Earth Day occurred on April 22, 1970. Those were the days of leaded gasoline in our V-8 sedans, smokestacks belching smoke and sludge and the environment simply not being on the radar screen of many Americans. Read More...
Celebrate Earth Day with METRO
Join us in celebrating with a party for our planet at the Waste Management Earth Day Houston Festival this Saturday, April 7, at Discovery Green , a downtown park. Presented by Air Alliance Houston , the event is free and open to the public. METRO will Read More...
We're a Part of Something Green
Happy Earth Day ! Today is the day when we take a minute to think how we can treat our planet better. I thought you might be interested in what METRO is doing to contribute to our planet's sustainability. So here are some ways we're going green: Read More...
Celebrate and Protect Our Earth
From coast to coast today, transit agencies are observing Earth Day. In San Francisco, the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is unveiling a new pedal power program where police use bicycles to patrol. In Albany, New York, anyone wearing green today Read More...
Going Green on Earth Day
Want an easy way to go green on Earth Day and all year long? Ride METRO. Commuting on public transit can reduce your carbon footprint by 4,800 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions a year. That's according to the American Public Transportation Association Read More...
Earth Day: Perfect Day for Transit
Today is Earth Day, a day celebrated by almost 1 billion people around the world with concerts, rallies and neighborhood clean-up events, according to Earth Day Network , an organization which started the first Earth Day in 1970. Even cartoonists are Read More...
METRO Celebrates Earth Day with Green Drive
Herbal tea giveaways are just one way METRO plans to celebrate Earth Day at the Houston Zoo and the Houston Arboretum this weekend. Next Tuesday is Earth Day, but starting this weekend, you'll find METRO tables full of brochures and freebies that Read More...