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METRO Rolls Out New Light-rail Cars
Houston just got a boost to its public transit with this morning’s launch of a new generation of light-rail cars that will give riders more room and more service. Mayor Annise Parker, METRO Board Chairman Gilbert Garcia, METRO President & CEO Read More...
Houston is Completing Its Streets
More and more cities nationwide are joining a trend to design and build “complete streets” – and now Houston has joined that movement. Last week, Mayor Annise Parker said she intended to sign an executive order requiring the city to Read More...
Rapid Bus Lanes on Post Oak
If you’ve ever tried to shop at the Galleria on a weekend, you know how clogged the lanes can be on Post Oak. Now, there’s a plan to change that. Mayor Annise Parker has announced details of a plan to fund construction of a mass transit corridor Read More...
METRO Celebrates 100 Million with Free Rides, Mob Dance
On this blustery, sunny morning, two new Siemens S70 H2 rail cars rolled down the track in a maiden voyage from the UHD-Downtown Station to the Downtown Transit Center Station, carrying Mayor Annise Parker, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, METRO Board Read More...
Rally Around the Rails Day
This morning, METRO, city management district and federal officials gathered at the Northline Transit Center to kick off "Rally Around the Rails Day," launched during National Small Business Week to promote mom-and-pop shops around our future Read More...
A Beautiful Day for Biking to Work
Ten members of the METRO Cycling Club joined hundreds of other Houstonians, who biked from various starting points to City Hall this morning. Mayor Annise Parker welcomed the bicyclists and declared today Bike-to-Work Day. She also demonstrated how easy Read More...
Mayor Rides Museum Train
Mayor Annise Parker rode METRORail this morning in a newly wrapped, green "Houston Loves Museums" train. At a news conference on the Museum District platform, she urged Houstonians to attend this Saturday's 15 th Annual Museum District Day Read More...