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Partial Rail Shutdowns Start Tonight
Starting tonight, METRORail will be partially closed on the Green and Purple lines. At 10 p.m. tonight, METRO will close segments of the Green Line from the Theater District to Magnolia Park Transit Center stations; and along the Purple Line from the Read More...
Free Rides to Dynamo and Dash Home Games
Here’s some great news for soccer fans: You can ride METRORai l free if you are a ticket-holder to any Dynamo or Dash home game. METRO is partnering with the Houston Dynamo and Dash to provide free round-trip METRORail rides to and from every home Read More...
Purple Line Back to Normal
Good news just in time for the holidays: The Purple Line has returned to normal service, ahead of schedule, thanks to the hard work of crews. We had to close a section in order to work on improving the signals after axle counter malfunctions delayed service Read More...
Bus Bridge for Green & Purple Rail Lines
If you ride the Green or Purple rail lines, listen up. Starting at 10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, the Green Line and Purple Line will offer a bus bridge to help passengers whose usual METRORail ride is not available due to work to improve signals. The Green Read More...
Green and Purple Lines Resume Service
If you ride the Green Line or the Purple Line , here’s some good news: We’ve resumed normal service this morning, four days ahead of schedule. The hard work of the rail crews paid off, with our entire METRORail system operating for normal Read More...
Cougar Fans Ride Free
If you’re got a ticket to see a Houston Cougars game at TDECU stadium, you can ride METRORail free to and from the game. All you need to do is show your UH student ID or a valid game ticket to a fare inspector if you’re approached. METRO has Read More...
An Invitation to RAILFEST 2015
Get your free tickets now and join us as we celebrate the grand opening of two light-rail lines. You're invited to a free concert on Saturday, May 23, at the BBVA Compass Stadium where Grammy Award winner NE-YO will be the headline act. You can also Read More...
Celebrate RAILFEST 2015
You're invited to a city-wide party as we celebrate the grand opening of our two new light-rail lines - the Green Line (East End) and the Purple Line (Southwest). On Saturday, May 23, the Green Line will begin operating along Harrisburg through the Read More...
METRO Celebrates MLK Day of Service
The following is a guest blog post by Antoine Bryant, Stakeholder Affairs representative. On January 19, under beautiful sunny skies, the METRO Stakeholder Affairs team was instrumental in sharing Southeast light-rail information and other METRO related Read More...
An Invitation to Ride
The abstract sculpture has extended arms reaching up to the sky, outstretched arms inviting Houstonians to ride METRO. This new work of art has just been installed adjacent to the new Purple (Southeast) Line on Scott and Elgin. Created by artist Jesse Read More...
Building the Purple Line
A picture is worth a thousand words, so take a look at three great photos of our progress on the Purple Line - the Southeast Line. Click here to go to our Facebook page and check it out - "like" us while you're there. The Purple Line will Read More...
Six Miles Down
METRO is building three light-rail lines - and to date, we've laid down six miles on all three. Six miles is equivalent to 64,000 linear feet of track in the ground - leaving nine miles to go. Ten light-rail stations are now under construction. We'll Read More...
Progress on the Purple Line
We're making steady progress on the Purple Line (Southeast Line). Another traffic signal along the line is active at the University of Houston entrance #6. The Purple Line will have 11 stations, starting downtown and traveling southeast along Capitol Read More...
Construction Boom on the Rail
Construction is booming along METRORail's three new lines. Along the Southeast (Purple) Line, you'll notice a new traffic signal at the corner of Cortelyou and MLK. When completed, the Purple Line will begin in downtown Houston and travel to Palm Read More...
Finalized Station Names
Want to see what the finalized station names will be on our new light-rail lines under construction? New York has its SoHo , Houston will have its EaDo/Stadium station on the East End Line (Green Line). You'll also get a hint of our city's history Read More...
Progress on the Southeast Line
If you're driving around Capitol Street to Leeland, you'll notice some poles along a track bed. That's our Southeast Line (Purple Line), scheduled to open in 2014. There are 36 Overhead Catenary System (OCS) poles that have been installed. Read More...
More Light Rail Coming to Town
The Southeast and East End lines are under construction. Want to see what's happening on the Southeast Line ? Click here to see pictures on our Facebook page. The Southeast Line, or Purple Line, begins in downtown Houston and runs along Capitol and Read More...