METRO Public Hearings

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Notice of Public Hearing on METRO’s Proposed Service Adjustments for August 2019

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 Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at 12 noon, to receive public comment regarding proposed August 2019 service changes. The proposed service changes include:

Realignments to routes 3, 6, 11, 20, 51, 52, 54, 79, 160, 161, 162; schedule changes to 28, 32, 47, 49, 82, 87, 214, 217, 221, 222, 228, 236, 244, 246, 247, 248, 249, 298; schedule changes to school trippers (to be determined); and implementation of new routes 79 Irvington, Northeast Late Night Connector, and Lone Star Shuttle Connector.

Copies of proposed route maps and available timetables will be available Tuesday, May 14, 2019, for public review online and at the following location:

METRO Administration Building - 1900 Main Street, Houston, TX, 77002, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM weekdays.

The public hearing will be held in the 2nd floor boardroom at 1900 Main Street, Houston, TX (served by METRO routes 6, 11, 32, 44, 51, 52, 54, 82, 85, 102, 137, 160, 161, 162, 249, and METRORail).

August 2019 Proposed Service Changes Book (PDF)


HOW TO COMMENT ABOUT THE SERVICE CHANGES

  • Attend the public hearing on May 28, 2019.

  • Write us at METRO, ATTN: August 2019 Service Change, 1900 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002.

  • Fax comments with a subject line referencing “August 2019 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.


HELP FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Support services or copies of public documents in an alternate format can be provided for individuals with disabilities. For persons with a hearing impairment, please call 713-750-4271 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.

Flyer of Proposed Service Changes in PDF

English / Español

Chinese / Vietnamese

Aug. Service Changes Public Hearing Notices in PDF
Public Hearing Notice in English / Español

Public Hearing Notice in Vietnamese

Public Hearing Notice Chinese


Metropolitan Transit Authority Notice of Public Comment

At its January 24, 2019 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO) approved the FY2018 Urbanized Area Formula, the FY2018 State of Good Repair and the FY2018 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).

Download to view full document of the FY18 5307, 5339 and 5337 Formula Funding Program of Projects (PDF).

Help For People With Disabilities

Support services or copies of public documents in an alternate format can be provided for individuals with disabilities. For persons with a hearing impairment, please call 713-750-4271 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.



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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