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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’s Long-Term Plan, and the City Hall Farmers Market: Tuesday’s Show (March 7, 2017)

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. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with METRO Chair Carrin Patman about what METRO has in store. And she fields […]

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One Year Later: How is METRO’s Redesign Working for Bus Riders?

Posted on · A little more than a year ago (August 2015), METRO redesigned its bus network. Has it been a success? What are some lessons METRO has learned in the past year? Where are improvements still needed? To answer those questions we talk with Christof Spieler, a METRO board member. (Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media) MORE: Rerouting Houston Buses (Full Series) […]

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Highlighting Recent Conversations About Houston Transportation

Posted on · There may be no more viscerally frustrating experience about living in Houston then dealing with traffic. It’s the most common theme we hear when we engage in our quarterly Houstonian Pet Peeves collective moan session. And that’s understandable. We’ve seen huge population increases in Greater Houston in recent years, and our infrastructure hasn’t always kept […]