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New Rail Lines Bring New Art to Stations

Posted on · When two new METRO rail lines opened recently in Houston, they brought more options for getting around town. But they also brought something else: art. 22 local artists were chosen to enhance the stations in a way that represents the soul of their neighborhoods. News 88.7 arts and culture reporter Amy Bishop took a ride on […]

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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 […]