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Answering Your Questions on METRO’s Long-Term Transportation Plan

Posted on · METRO is working on a long-term regional transportation plan that lists off projects it wants to do in the coming years. How will these projects be paid for? That may be up to voters this year. Today, we talk with METRO Chair Carrin Patman about what METRO has in store. And she fields your general questions about METRO […]

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Metro Hopes to Get New Riders Through its Discounted Student Fare Card

Posted on · As the new school year starts, students all over Houston are riding the bus to class. And in many cases it’s not a yellow school bus – but a public Metro bus. News 88.7 transportation reporter Gail Delaughter looks at what Metro’s doing to encourage students to ride and why one teen has decided to […]

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New METRO Chair Carrin Patman Answers Your Transit Questions

Posted on · 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 system and […]