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METRO Suspended Services Amid Extreme Weathers

HOUSTON - All METRO services were suspended Sunday, Feb. 14 due to a winter storm impacting the region. METRO will work with customers to help them reach their final destinations. Services will remain suspended through Tuesday,...

Mayor Turner Encourages Houstonians to Prepare for Winter Blast

HOUSTON- Mayor Sylvester Turner joined Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and other leaders Friday afternoon to encourage the public to prepare for an arctic blast that forecasters say will impact the Houston area.

METRORail Service Interruptions Coming Next Week

HOUSTON, TX - Beginning Monday, Nov. 30, a free two-way bus shuttle service will replace train service between Fannin South and TMC Transit Center stations. This project will continue through Saturday,...

SW Freeway closure & METRO route changes set for the upcoming weekend

HOUSTON, TX – Houstonians can see major freeway closures this weekend, including changes to the METRO route scheduling. US-59 Southwest Freeway is expected to shut down inbound from Gessner to Fondren. Travelers are...

Rideshare apps offer free rides to the polls

HOUSTON, TX - Several rideshare apps will be offering free or discounted rides to the polls this election season. METRO is offering free round-trip services on Election Day as well as early...

METRO tries out a new rideshare Transit App

MISSOURI CITY, TX - METRO introduces a new on-demand transit service. Residents can now request a ride similar to other rideshares by downloading the “Curb2Curb” Metro App and a minivan or 14-passenger...

Three Local Road Closures This Weekend

HOUSTON, TX - This weekend Houstonians can expect some major road closures across the city, including a METRO Rail. Near the downtown area, I-10 will be closed eastbound at Waco all...

METRO Contract Driver Tests Positive for COVID-19

HOUSTON, TX - On Thursday, METRO received confirmation that one of its contract drivers has tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases to 187 METRO employees and 53 contractors since March 2020.

Four METRO Employees, One Contractor Test Positive for COVID-19

METRO has received confirmation a bus operator, a maintenance contractor, a procurement employee, a METROLift employee and a bus repairman have tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases to 169 METRO employees and...
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Trial delayed for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin accused of killing George Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS -The high-profile murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was scheduled to begin today.

Mayor Turner Partners with Ismaili Council for Food and Water Distribution

HOUSTON - Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Mayor's Health Equity Response (H.E.R.) Task Force partnered with the Ismaili Council of Southwestern United States...

International Women’s Day 2021

HOUSTON - Today is INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, a global celebration of women's achievements and progressions to equality rights over the years.

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Woman’s Death

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a woman found at 9610 West Sam Houston Parkway South...