Questions & Answers: About METRO
On this page, you can get answers to common questions about projects, doing business with METRO and more, all in one place.
The METRONext Moving Forward Plan was approved by Houston area voters in November 2019. Planning for the METRORapid Gulfton Corridor Project began in 2022. Public meetings and input opportunities occurred in late 2022, after which the locally preferred alternative (LPA) route was selected in August 2023. Conceptual design and environmental work are in progress. In 2024, METRO anticipates receiving federal funding and completing the final design. Construction is anticipated to last about two years.
METRO is currently in the planning phase, evaluating the features of the project. Detailed cost estimates have not yet been developed. Once an alignment (route) is determined, we will have more information.
METRO is exploring federal funding opportunities and other grant programs.