Houston Matters

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 […]

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METRO Light Rail Safety and Road Rage: Tuesday’s Show (Aug. 4, 2015)

Posted on · In June, METRO investigated 17 accidents involving its light rail lines. The accidents involved cars, pedestrians and a bike. Two pedestrians were killed. Those 17 incidents were the most crashes in any month since the agency began rail service in 2004. And while a one-month spike is probably a classic definition of a small sample […]