News Releases 2014


12/26/14 - Ride METRO FREE on New Year's Day
12/19/14 - METRO's Christmas & New Year Holiday Schedule
12/11/14 - METRO Bus Barn Doors Open to Schools for Holiday Celebrations
12/10/14 - MPD Chief Invites Public to Engage and Support Mental Health Mission
11/25/14 - METRO Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
11/24/14 - The Spirit of Transportation Now Looks Over Southeast Line
11/13/14 - Riders Invited to System Reimagining Workshop Saturday at Kashmere MSC
11/11/14 - METRO Police To Recognize New Chief & Other Top Leaders
11/11/14 - All Aboard for a Taste of Houston Along the Red Line
11/7/14 - Area Veterans Saluted With Free METRO Rides Tues., Nov. 11
11/4/14 - METRO Promotes First Female to Top Police Post
10/31/14 - Ride METRO to the Polls Free with Voter Registration Card
10/23/14 - Entire Red Line to Shut Down this Weekend
10/23/14 - Public's Help Sought Identifying Robbery Suspects
10/16/14 - Bus Detours & Partial Red Line Shutdown This Weekend
10/13/14 - METRORail Ridership Trending Up
10/10/14 - METRO Adopt-a-Stop Volunteer Adds Touch of Art in Transit
10/9/14 - METRO to Host Global Transit Convention - APTA's EXPO 2014 & Annual Meeting
10/2/14 - Burn-In Breakthrough METRO Rail Car Reaches Milestone
9/25/14 - Entire METRORail to Shutdown Temporarily Over Weekend
9/25/14 - METRO Board Approves Transit Reimagining in Principle
9/25/14 - Construction Issues Prompt New April 2015 Rail Opening Date
9/15/14 - Tip Leads to Arrest of METRORail Robbery and Theft Suspect
9/12/14 - METRO Hosts Dedication Event to Honor Northline Community Heroes
9/10/14 - METRO Goes Platinum: Only Transit Agency To Get Top Honor
8/28/14 - METRO Invites Public to Share Views on Harrisburg Overpass
8/28/14 - METRO Board to Review New Recommendations on System Reimagining Draft
8/27/14 - METRO's Labor Day Holiday Schedule
8/22/14 - METRO's System Reimagining Plan Moves to Next Step: Board Review on Aug. 28
8/21/14 - METRO Asks for Help Locating Suspect in Robbery and Thefts
8/19/14 - Blue Light Signals Emergency Help for METRORail and Bus Patrons
8/12/14 - Trains and Traffic: No Time for Crossed Signals
8/7/14 - New METRO Parking Opens at HCC Northline Campus
7/23/14 - No METRORail Service this Weekend
7/15/14 - Record Number of METRO Riders Are Opting to Stop and Roll
7/11/14 - Partial Weekend METRORail Closure
6/30/14 - METRO'S July Fourth Holiday Schedule
6/30/14 - Meeting to Offer East End Input on METRO Harrisburg Overpass Design
6/26/14 - Weekend Partial METRORail Closure
6/25/14 - Leadership Houston 'Frames' Success of Build-a-Shelter Project
6/11/14 - Girl Scouts Patch on Rail Safety
6/6/14 - Weekend METRORail Service Change
5/29/14 - METRORail Partial Weekend Shutdown
5/27/14 - METRO: Let's Hear Your Thoughts on Proposed Redesigned Bus Network Meeting Schedule Posted
5/23/14 - METRORail Announces Eado/Downtown Traffic Change Texas(Hamilton-Bastrop) Now 2-Way
5/23/14 - METRORail Partial Weekend Shutdown
5/22/14 - METRO Moving Forward with Hughes Street Overpass
5/22/14 - METRO Scores Home Run with Safety Pitch to New Rail Communities
5/20/14 - Get To The Beach Faster, HOV Style, On Weekends
5/15/14 - Partial Closure Followed by Full Shutdown of METRORail
5/9/14 - Weekend METRORail Service Interruption
5/8/14 - METRO Unveils Major Transit Proposal
5/7/14 - Media Briefing for Proposed Reimagined Bus Network
5/1/14 - New Alternate Route For U.S. 290 HOV/HOT Traffic During Outbound Travel
4/30/14 - METRO Arts In Transit Program Awarded
4/25/14 - Partial Weekend METRORail Shutdown
4/24/14 - METRO Personnel Give New Meaning to Old Saying "Safety in Numbers"
4/24/14 - METRO Board Recognizes Bus Operator Who Saved a Life
4/24/14 - METRO Gets ‘Real’ With Google
4/22/14 - US 290 HOV/HOT Lane to Detour East of Dacoma
4/17/14 - Weekend METRORail Service Interruption
4/10/14 - METRORail Service Interruptions for the Weekend
4/9/14 - METRO Sells $130.6 Million of Bonds for Vehicle Purchases
4/8/14 - METRO Bus Detours Due To Presidential Visit
3/28/14 - Rodeo Pushes METRORail Boardings Past 112 Million Mark
3/27/14 - METRO Given Green Light On Remaining FFGA Funds
3/19/14 - METRORail Rounds Up Record Riders with Rodeo and Spring Break
3/13/14 - Tejano Day Fans Get Free Northline Campus Parking with Roundtrip Fare
3/4/14 - METRO to Extend Park & Ride Service for Morning Commute
3/4/14 - METRO Plans for Icy Morning Commute
3/3/14 - METRO Gets Ready for Potential Winter Blast
2/27/14 - It's Official: Veteran Exec Accepts Top METRO Post
2/26/14 - Ride METRO To The Rodeo
2/21/14 - US 290 HOV Exit At Dacoma To Close Permanently
2/19/14 - More Riders Combining Bicycles and METROBuses for Their Transit Needs
2/12/14 - First Month Ridership Exceeds North Line Projections
2/5/14 - East and Southeast Tracks Tested with Trains
1/29/14 - METRO to Open HOT/HOV Lanes for Afternoon Rush Hour
1/29/14 - METRO to Close its HOV/HOTs for Morning Commute
1/28/14 - Alert 3: METRO’s Service Plan for Wednesday
1/28/14 - Alert 2: METRO’s Service Plan for Winter Blast
1/27/14 - Alert 1: METRO’s Service Plan for Winter Blast
1/24/14 - Break In Weather System Allows METRO to Begin More Normal Service Schedule
1/24/14 - Weather Causes Service Cutbacks for METRO Region and Delays Along All Bus Routes
1/24/14 - Severe Weather Causes HOV/HOT Lane Closures/ Other METRO Services Operating with Delays
1/24/14 - Deteriorating Weather Causes HOV/HOT Lane Closures and Delays for Commuters
1/24/14 - METRO Service Continues with HOV/HOT Few Impacts Other Than HOV/HOT Lane Closures
1/23/14 - METRO Preps for Winter Storm
1/23/14 - METRO Board Votes to Begin Negotiations for Tom Lambert as Authority Pres. & CEO
1/22/14 - METRO's Pinemont Park & Ride To Close
1/16/14 - METRO Service Changes during Chevron Houston Marathon, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014
1/15/14 - METRO Welcomes New Board Member