METRO's Evacuee Relief Role

September 3, 2005

Houston METRO is offering support to refugees from Hurricane Katrina. METRO's efforts to date include:

  • METRO shuttles are transporting evacuees from the east entrance of the Astrodome to a temporary FEMA registration office at 2575 Bellfort.
  • METRO chartered buses are picking up evacuees from an Amtrack train in Lafayette, La. The first trip was made at 11 a.m. today; a second is scheduled later today.
  • METRO is scheduled to provide transportation for evacuees aboard six more flights into Ellington Field today.