Transportation

Metro Gets Official OK For New Light Rail Lines

Posted on · Houston's Metro Transit Authority says it's one big step closer to getting the federal government to pay for up to half the expense for two light rail extensions. The Federal Transit Administration has given Metro the green light to enter into what's known as "Final Design" for Houston's North and Southeast light-rail lines. David Pitman explains what that means.

Transportation

Lenox BBQ Falls to Light Rail

Posted on · It's the end of the line for an East End business. As METRO expands mass transit lines in the city some established businesses will have to suffer. This morning the front half of Lenox Barbeque fell to a demolition crew. The iconic eatery had to make way for the East End light rail line that will run along Harrisburg Avenue. Rod Rice reports.

Transportation

Got Your Passport?

Posted on · For those of you who like to travel, the economic downturn might impact future plans. But that's not the only thing that might keep you grounded. Bill Stamps reports on a new law that figures to effect millions of people wanting to leave the country.