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HOT Lane Opens on Eastex Freeway
If you commute on the Eastex Freeway, you now have an option to speed up your trip. METRO's High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lane opened today to solo drivers. Now, if you're driving alone without passengers, you can use the HOV lane by paying a toll Read More...
HOT Lanes Grand Opening
Next Monday, Feb. 20, METRO's first HOT Lane will officially be launched with a grand opening that includes a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a parade of art cars. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Eastwood Transit Center at 4400 Read More...
Ready, Set, Go HOT Lanes
Next Monday, Feb. 13, you'll be able to drive on our first HOT Lane. This is our soft launch of the lane along I45-South (Gulf Freeway). HOT Lanes will allow solo drivers to drive in an HOV Lane -but for a toll. You'll need an authorized toll Read More...
I Hate Houston Traffic
If you are one of the thousands of commuters navigating Houston's highways during drive times, you probably hate Houston traffic as much as I do. Now, METRO is making it easier to zip through congested freeway lanes. For a fee, you can drive in the Read More...
Paying More to Move Faster
Most of us know that if we want a Saturday night date at the movies, it's going to cost more than a Saturday morning date. Tickets cost about $5 more during prime movie time. That concept is called dynamic pricing. Prices vary according to traffic. Read More...
Chatting with CEO on Hot Lanes & Airport Express Bus
We just finished our third Web chat we conducted at noon today with president and CEO Frank J. Wilson. Our topic was our new METRO Airport Express service we're planning to launch in August, and HOT lanes - high occupancy toll lanes in which single Read More...
Next Web Chat: Hot Lanes & Airport Express Bus
It's time for Transit Talk , our lunchtime Web chat with METRO executives. Our next chat is scheduled for Wednesday, April 2, from noon to 1 p.m. Once again, we are expecting our president and CEO, Frank J. Wilson, to host the chat. This month's Read More...