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Houston’s New Tracks: New Light Rail Lines Finally Opening

As we’ve heard this week on News 88.7, Houston’s newest light rail lines open this weekend after much delay. Riders can start hopping on Houston’s two new light rail lines starting Saturday (May 23, 2015). They run from downtown to the East End and Southeast Houston. In her series Houston’s New Tracks, transportation reporter Gail […]

As we've heard this week on News 88.7, Houston’s newest light rail lines open this weekend after much delay. Riders can start hopping on Houston’s two new light rail lines starting Saturday (May 23, 2015). They run from downtown to the East End and Southeast Houston.

In her series Houston’s New Tracks, transportation reporter Gail Delaughter gives us a closer look at the development of Houston’s commuter rail system, how it's designed to interact with vehicles and the way some riders plan to use it.

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Series Home: Houston’s New Tracks
Part One: Houston’s New Light Rail Lines Open This Weekend, But Are More On The Way?
Part Two: More Light Rail Means Big Changes For Drivers In Downtown Houston
Part Three: Houston Bus Riders Say The New Light Rail Will Save Them A Lot Of Time
Interactive Timeline: The Evolution Of Houston’s Light Rail

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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