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News Releases - 2010

 

12/17/10 METRO Reaches Settlement with Spanish Rail Car Company
12/16/10 Photo Opportunity - Holiday-Decorated Metro Busses On Display
12/15/10 Light Rail Service Suspended This Weekend Passengers Will Be Served By Shuttle Bus
12/14/10 METRO To Receive $50 Million For Rail Expansion
12/10/10 Media Alert/Photo Opportunity METRO And Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital “Go Blue” To Put Holiday Smiles On Kids
12/9/10 Power Outage Schedules
12/3/10 NEW METRO Installs 100th Bus Shelter This Year As Pledged; Local Officials And Leaders Join METRO In Celebrating The Occasion
12/2/10 *** REMINDER *** - METRO Makes Good On Pledge To Install 100 Bus Shelters In 2010 100th Site To Be Installed Dec. 3
12/1/10 MEDIA ADVISORY - METRO Makes Good On Pledge To Install 100 Bus Shelters In 2010 100th Site To Be Installed Dec. 3
11/30/10 NO METRORAIL SERVICE THIS WEEKEND - Shutdown Necessary for Hospital Bridge Construction
11/29/10 Photo Opportunity Ride Into Holiday Season With Tuts’ Grinch, His Dog And Cindy Lou Who Aboard METRORail
11/24/10 Photo Opportunity Ride Into Holiday Season With Tuts’ Grinch, His Dog And Cindy Lou Who Aboard METRORail
11/18/10 METRO Earns Top Rating From State For Financial Reporting Transparency
11/11/10 METRO and HCC host job fair this Saturday
11/4/10 Hempstead Accident Follow-up
10/27/10 METRO Extends Its Customer Care Center Hours
10/19/10 METRO Changes Weekend Rail Schedule For Bridge Construction
10/14/10 New Harris County Representative Joins Board
10/4/10 METRO Receives $2.9 Million Grant From FTA State Of Good Repair Program
10/4/10 METRO Police Host National Night Out Event
10/4/10 METRO’s Lost & Found Moves Back To 1900 Main
9/22/10 The New METRO To Hold Public Hearing Monday On Budget
9/16/10 George Greanias Named New METRO President & CEO
9/15/10 New METRO Launches Live Video Of Board Meetings
9/15/10 METRO Launches Bus Accident Reduction Initiative
9/14/10 METRO Opens Ridestore Saturday For Back-to-school Event
9/9/10 Clarification Regarding Rail Construction Schedule
9/8/10 METRO Comments on FTA “Buy America" Findings
9/1/10 METRO’s Labor Day Holiday Schedule
8/30/10 METRO Operating Bus Bridge Due To Fire
8/30/10 Media Advisory: METRO Holds Special Board Meeting
8/26/10 Gulf Freeway HOV Lane Returned To Normal Operations
8/26/10 METRO Has Opened Gulf Freeway HOV Lane To All Traffic
8/24/10 WorkReady Houston Media Alert
8/20/10 METRO To Implement Service Changes To Improve Reliability And Efficiency
8/19/10 METRO Posts Compliance Assessment Report On Web Site
8/18/10 Thursday Board Meeting Includes Compliance Presentation
8/4/10 METRO To Terminate Employee Involved In Accident
8/2/10 METRO Police Awarded ‘Flagship Agency’ Status Designation Represents Example of Extraordinary Excellence in Public Service
7/31/10 Media Alert #3: Rail Back In Service
7/31/10 Media Alert #2: Rail Service Single-tracking North Of Downtown Transit Center Station
7/31/10 Media Alert #1: Rail Service Down North Of TMC
7/29/10 University Light Rail Achieves Key Federal Milestone
Decision Moves Houston Area A Step Closer to Full Regional Mobility
7/29/10 METRO Executive Recognized With National Award
7/27/10 District Attorney’s Investigation – Media Availability
7/27/10 District Attorney’s Investigation Complete No Evidence Of Wrongdoing Found
7/26/10 The New METRO Thanks Congressional Delegation For Getting Federal Funding For METRO Projects
7/26/10 MEDIA ALERT: North Freeway HOV Entrance Ramp Off Louisiana Closed
7/22/10 METRO’s Board Approves New Real Estate Contract And Major Bus Purchase
7/21/10 METRO’s July Board Meeting
7/18/10 Media Alert: How Many Bicycles Fit On A METRORail Train? Find Out Monday
7/16/10 Media Alert: How Many Bicycles Fit On A METRORail Train? Find Out Monday
7/14/10 METRO Expands METRORail Bike Hours
7/9/10 METRO Celebrates Completion Of South Point Park & Ride Expansion Project
7/2/10 Media Advisory #1: North Freeway HOV Lane Closed
7/1/10 METRO’s Fourth Of July Holiday Schedule
6/29/10 Next Generation Of Leaders Get Insight On METRO, Houston
6/25/10 METRO Engages Future Leaders
6/2/10 Kelley Lawsuit Against METRO Settled
6/1/10 METRO Board Authorizes Settlement Of Kelley Lawsuit
5/28/10 METRO Terminates Superintendent For Falsifying Defensive Driving Course Records/Others Facing Discipline
5/25/10 South Point Park & Ride Lot Expansion Nears Completion
5/24/10 METRO’S Memorial Day Holiday Schedule
5/14/10 METRO Submits Buy America Response Letter To The Federal Transit Administration
5/13/10 METRO’s “SORT” Team Dispatched To Mock Hostage Scene
5/7/10 METRO President & CEO Frank J. Wilson Resigns / George Greanias Named As Interim President & CEO 
5/5/10 METRO Operator Takes Top Spot At International Bus Roadeo Competition
5/3/10 Media Alert: Its America Bus Demonstration On State Highway 288
5/3/10 Media Advisory: Canceled Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, METRO Unveil Workforce Training Initiative
4/30/10 Media Advisory: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, METRO Unveil Workforce Training Initiative
4/22/10 METRO Board Announces New Measures To Restore Public Confidence - Investigation Of Spending Allegations Exonerates Wilson
4/19/10 METRO Statement To Lawsuit By Pauline Higgins
4/15/10 REMINDER: No METRORail Service This Weekend
4/13/10 METRO Reaccreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment
4/12/10 No METRORail Service This Weekend
4/7/10 Mayor Swears In New METRO Board Members
4/1/10 METRO Defies National Trend Of Downsizing Among Transit Agencies
3/23/10 Judge Rules In METRO’s Favor On Requests Made In Open Records Case
3/19/10 MEDIA ADVISORY: METRORail Service Restored
3/19/10 MEDIA ADVISORY: Downed Wires Interrupts Rail Service
3/16/10 METRO Hires UHY Advisors To Investigate Allegations Of Impropriety
3/16/10 METRO To Release Video Of Light-Rail Train/Bus Accident
3/15/10 Media Advisory: METRORail Modifies Rail Service Due To Accident Involving METRORail
3/12/10 METRO Adds New Hybrid Buses To Its Fleet
3/10/10 Judge Rules In METRO’s Favor On Plan For Preserving Documents: All Documents To Be Saved
3/10/10 Pinemont Park & Ride Entrance To 290 HOV Lane Open For Morning Rush Hour
3/9/10 Pinemont Park & Ride Entrance To 290 HOV Lane Closed For Morning Rush Hour
3/5/10 METRO To Preserve Documents And Encourages Investigation
2/26/10 METRO Discloses Second Attorney Who Was Dismissed
2/26/10 METRO Bus Service Interruptions Due To Weekend Events
2/25/10 MEDIA ALERT: METRO To Provide Additional Information Regarding Lawsuit Accusations At 2 P.M. Press Conference Today
2/24/10 MEDIA ALERT: METRO To Address Lawsuit Accusations At 4 P.M. Press Conference Today
2/22/10 METRO Police Canine To Undergo Surgery
2/19/10 METRO Bus Service Interruptions Due To Weekend Events
2/15/10 METRO Opens New Quickline Station
2/9/10 METRO Releasing Tapes Of Train Crash
2/8/10 Media Advisory #2: Bus Bridge Due To Accident Involving METRORail
2/8/10 Media Advisory #1: Bus Bridge Due To Accident Involving METRORail
2/3/10 METRO Detour Due To Fun Run And Walk
1/27/10 Media Alert: METRO And Energy Corridor District Celebrate Launch Of New Connector Service
1/26/10 METRO Forecasts Opportunity for Small Businesses in 2010
1/23/10 METRO Board Member Terence H. Fontaine Resigns
1/21/10 METRO And Energy Corridor District Launch New Connector Service
1/14/10 METRO’s Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Schedule / Downtown Parade Route Detours
1/13/10 Another Park & Ride Suspect Caught In The Act
1/13/10 METRO Bus And Rail Service Interruption For Houston Marathon
1/12/10 METRO Security Cameras Help Catch Park & Ride Vandals
1/8/10 METRO Continues Efforts To Keep Patrons Warm
1/7/10 METRO Taking Measures To Warm Patrons During Upcoming Cold Weather