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New METRO Chair Carrin Patman Answers Your Transit Questions

In the last couple of years, the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (aka METRO) has revamped its bus system and aimed to be a more transparent organization. In late March, METRO named a new chair, Carrin Patman. We talk with Patman about the challenges ahead for METRO and welcome your questions about its bus […]

METRO Chair Carrin Patman Mayor Sylvester Turner Councilwoman Ellen Cohen - Gail Delaughter HPM

Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaIn the last couple of years, the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (aka METRO) has revamped its bus system and aimed to be a more transparent organization. In late March, METRO named a new chair, Carrin Patman.

We talk with Patman about the challenges ahead for METRO and welcome your questions about its bus system and rail lines — and future plans for the organization.

(Above: METRO Chair Carrin Patman speaks alongside Mayor Sylvester Turner and Councilwoman Ellen Cohen. Photo: Gail Delaughter, Houston Public Media)

MORE: New Chairman Takes Over At Houston Metro (News 88.7, April 8, 2016)

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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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