Facts About METRO

People waiting at rail platform

Bus / Rail / Commuter Services

Express / HOV / HOT

Express / HOV / HOT Lanes are restricted lanes that allow drivers to travel faster and avoid congestion on the main lanes of area freeways.
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METRORail

A fleet of 70+ light rail vehicles servicing three lines in and around downtown Houston.
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New Bus Network

METRO leaders had the vision to see bus routes weren't working for a lot of you, and the courage to redo nearly all of them in 2015.
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Park & Ride

Park your car and get on board with METRO. It's another way we help you Drive Less and Do More.
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STAR Vanpool

We’re committed to ensuring small businesses have just as much opportunity as larger corporations to receive a contract from us.
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Accessibility

METROLift

METROLift is a curb-to-curb service for riders with disabilities who cannot access regular service stops or vehicles.
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My Stop Technology

A personal trip guide that uses Bluetooth to link your app to thousands of beacons in the METRO service area and deliver notifications or pulse vibrations when you’re approaching your:

• Starting bus stop or rail platform
• Transfer point (if applicable)
• Destination bus stop or rail platform

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Business / Partnerships

General Mobility Program (GMP)

Partnership with the city of Houston, Harris County and 14 smaller cities to provide money for mobility projects.
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Small Business Program

We’re committed to ensuring small businesses have just as much opportunity as larger corporations to receive a contract from us.
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Emergency Management

Hurricane Harvey

When the biggest rain event in U.S. history struck the Houston region, METRO sprung into action.
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