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Fare Inspectors: They Don't Just Write Tickets
If you’ve hopped on a train recently, you’ve probably seen men and women decked out in fluorescent lime green safety vests. They are our fare inspectors. But they do more than ensure riders have tapped their Q Card. They also give directions, Read More...
Watch "METRO Matters" on System Reimagining
Imagine never consulting a schedule for the next bus. You walk outside and know that every 15 minutes a bus will appear - even on weekends. That's what METRO is proposing in a huge project to redesign our local bus routes. It's called System Reimagining Read More...
Watch METRO Matters: New METROLift Rules
METROLift is changing its rules for no-shows and late cancellations. Up until now, METROLift - our paratransit serivce - has been very lenient about people who make a reservation for a ride and then simply don't show up. After surveys and community Read More...
METRO Matters on Safety
Your safety on our system is our top priority. With our newly extended North/Red Line and two more light-rail lines opening this fall,learning safety tips around rail is vital. Find out what METRO is doing to promote safety- from our buses to our light-rail Read More...
Watch METRO Matters: Open Your Brain
Open your brain, this is a train. It's fun, it's fast, it's made to last. It's 50 tons of steel and blue, and shiny cars headed right for you. This animation and poem on rail safety is part of an important safety message METRO is taking Read More...
Watch METRO Matters: How to Do Business with METRO
Can a small business really capture a contract with a giant agency like METRO? The answer is yes, if you become small business-certified and learn how to partner with prime contractors. Kimberly Williams, vice president of the Office of Small Business, Read More...
Transit Academy on METRO Matters TV
Take a listen to the latest episode of METRO Matters , and find out how our inaugural class performed at the METRO Transit Academy. Karen Marshall, director of Community Outreach, tells why we started a Transit Academy, who's eligible to attend the Read More...
Watch METRO Matters: CEO Promotes Partnering
If you've been riding METRORail recently, you've probably hopped aboard one of our wrapped trains: the Reliant Energy one featuring Andre Johnson ; the green Museum District train; and, over the holidays, the Santa wrap promoting the Houston Downtown Read More...
Watch METRO Matters: The Power of Partnering
Houston needs strong regional transit, and one way to get there is to forge partnerships with surrounding cities and towns. One of our operating principles here is partnering, in which we actively pursue opportunities to partner with the community to Read More...
METRO Matters: George Greanias' Vision for the New METRO
George Greanias , METRO's president & CEO, has been leading the agency since last May. The Rice graduate has been a management consultant, city councilor, city controller, attorney, college professor and published playwright. And now he's Read More...
METRO Matters: How Hot Spots & Report Cards Make You Safer
Hot spots, report cards and radios. What do they have in common? Those are all factors METRO's police and safety department is working on to make our huge transit system safer for you. Watch the latest edition of METRO Matters and hear Chief of Police Read More...
METRO Matters: Doing Business with Us
If you're an entrepreneur who's wonders how to do business with a big government agency like METRO, be sure to watch our latest episode of METRO Matters. Deborah Richard, vice president of business services in construction and engineering, heads Read More...
METRO Matters Show Explains Art of Asking
How do I get from Point A to Point B? That may seem like a simple question when you're looking for the correct bus to take you where you need to go, but there are ways to make the process easier when you call our Customer Information Center. Watch Read More...
METRO Matters TV Show on New Bus Shelters
If you're a regular bus rider on any of our 14 core routes, you may have noticed bus shelters popping up at stops where there was only a pole and sign. We are installing 100 bus shelters this fiscal year as part of a new bus shelter program. Click Read More...
Need a Job? Watch METRO Matters TV Show
With the unemployment rate climbing to 10.2 percent, you or someone you know may be looking for a job. METRO has openings for part-time bus operators. If you're a people person, we'll train you and help you get your commercial driver's license. Read More...
Watch METRO Matters for Construction News
In July, we celebrated the groundbreaking of two light-rail lines in the North and Southeast corridors. While we're excited about the progress we're making toward light-rail, getting there - with all the construction - can be arduous if you live Read More...
METRO Matters Schedule on Houston Media Source
METRO Matters is currently airing on two cable TV stations: Houston Media Source (Ch. 17 on Comcast) and HCCTV (Houston Community College's Ch. 19 on Comcast). Our latest show with Kim Slaughter, associate vice president for planning, has been airing Read More...