Transportation

Full Body Scanners at Hobby

Posted on · Passengers taking to the skies from Hobby Airport this holiday season be warned. New security measures are now in place. You're being advised to arrive earlier before flights. Pat Hernandez has more.

Transportation

Greanias Delivers “State of Metro” Address

Posted on · With Houston well on its way to becoming the third largest city in the nation, providing sufficient public transportation should be a top priority. That's according to Metro President and CEO George Greanias. But as Wendy Siegle reports, Metro has a lot of past mistakes it has to overcome first.

Transportation

Metro To Make Cutbacks In Light Of Reduced Budget

Posted on · Metro's proposed 2011 budget shows a drastic decrease from its 2010 spending plan. Despite the reduction, officials say fares won't increase and services will remain intact. But as Wendy Siegle reports, in order to operate on a scaled-down budget, the transit agency will have to make some cutbacks.

Transportation

Metro Meetings Go Live On the Web

Posted on · With the damning findings of a federal investigation set to delay Metro's light rail plans for at least a year, now more than ever the transit agency wants to distance itself from the old metro. The new Metro board has vowed to provide greater transparency, and to signify the shift it's now streaming every board meeting live on the web for public consumption. Wendy Siegle has more.

Transportation

METRO Pledges Budget Cuts, Debt Payments

Posted on · METRO officials have slashed the agency's budget and say they'll stop operating on a deficit and start paying for projects with cash. The move comes a week after METRO was slapped with a reprimand from the Federal Transit Administration for its bidding practices on the city's light rail project. Laurie Johnson reports.