METRO Public Hearings

Public Hearing – Proposed August 2018 Service Change

METRO is conducting a public hearing regarding a series of route and schedule modifications that will take place in August 2018.

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, TX (METRO), will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at 12 noon to receive public comment regarding proposed August 2018 changes. The proposed service changes include: Route realignments to routes; 29, 36, 54, 65, 80, 82, 246, and 248; schedule changes to routes 8, 11, 29, 36, 40, 48, 54, 65, 80, 82, 85, 99, 161, 209, 219, 222, 229, 246, 249, 259 and 269; and possible discontinuation of route 417.

Copies of proposed route maps and timetables will be available Wednesday, May 23, 2018, for public review online and at the following location: METRO Administration Building - 1900 Main Street, Houston, TX, 77002 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays.

The public hearing will be held:
Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at noon
2nd Floor Boardroom
1900 Main St.
Houston, TX  77002

METRO route options that can get you to the building: 6, 11, 32, 44, 51, 52, 54, 82, 85, 102, 137, 160, 161, 162, 249, and METRORail Red Line

How To Comment About The Service Changes

  • Attend the public hearing on May 30, 2018.
  • Write us at METRO, ATTN: August 2018 Service Change, 1900 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002.
  • Fax comments with a subject line referencing “August 2018 Service Change” to 713-652-7956.
  • Call METRO’s Customer Care Line at 713-635-4000.
  • Submit comments

Comments should be received by METRO no later than the date and time of the public hearing.

Download Flyer (English & Spanish PDF)
Download Flyer (Chinese & Vietnamese PDF)
August 2018 Service Change Book (PDF)

 

Help For People With Disabilities

For individuals with disabilities, assistive services or copies of public documents in an alternate format can be provided. Please call 713-750-4271 (for persons with a hearing impairment) a minimum of five (5) working days prior to the public hearing.

Language Interpretation

Any person who requires language interpretation or special needs accommodations is encouraged to contact METRO Public Affairs at 713-739-4018, or via email at METROPublicAffairs@RideMETRO.org. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate your needs.

  1. This Public Hearing conforms to requirements described in the Federal Transit Administration’s Circular 9030.1D, published May 1, 2010, page IV- 13.
  2. METRO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or in treatment or employment in, its services, programs, and activities.
  3. METRO is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its transit services on the basis of race, color, or national origin, as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

 

Notice Of Public Comment

Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, TX (METRO)

At its January 25, 2018 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO) approved the FY2017 Urbanized Area Formula, the FY2017 State of Good Repair and the FY2017 Bus and Bus Facilities Programs of Projects. These Programs of Projects will be funded with grant support from the United States Department of Transportation Section 5307, Section 5337 and Section 5339 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act).
View FY17 Program of Project (POP) Listing (PDF)

Members of the public may submit comments in writing to the address listed above; or, request for a public hearing will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 16, 2018. Further information may be obtained by contacting Albert Lyne, METRO Interim Director of Grant Programs, at 713-739-4637 or al21@ridemetro.org.

The approved FY2017 Program of Projects outlined above will become the final Program of Projects unless amended by the Board of Directors.

Public Notice in Spanish (PDF)
Public Notice in Vietnamese (PDF)
Public Notice in Chinese (PDF)

 

METRO Board of Directors Meetings

For complete meeting notices, agendas, schedule of committee meetings, special meetings, workshops, streaming video and archives of these meetings. learn more >>

Board meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of each month (unless otherwise noted).

Below are the proposed regular board meeting dates for 2018.

  • Thursday, January 25, 2018, 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 10 a.m. - NOTE: Date change for meeting.
  • Thursday, March 22, 2018, 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018, 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, May 24, 2018, 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, June 28, 2018, 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, August 23, 2018, 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 25, 2018, 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, November 15, 2018, 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, December 13, 2018, 10 a.m.

NOTE: Meeting dates are subject to change. If you need further information about board meetings direct your email to rd04@ridemetro.org or call 713-739-4834.

 

 

Accessible Formats

Information found on this website can be provided in an alternative format upon request. Please contact Customer Service at 713-635-4000 to speak to a representative or email the Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility@ridemetro.org. METRO will do its best to provide the requested alternative format within a reasonable time.

 

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