Vehicle and Pedestrian Crossing in Near Northside Neighborhood Opens

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Release Date:  Sept. 10, 2015

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The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) is the region’s largest public transit provider, offering safe, reliable and affordable transportation services about 370,000 times per day. Besides operating more than 1,200 buses on a New Bus Network, METRORail's expanded system includes the Red Line (Main Street and Northline), Green Line (East End) and Purple Line (Southeast). METRO’s services also include: STAR VanpoolMETROLiftHOV lanesHOT lanesBikes-on-Buses/Trains program, Park & Ride, and road improvement projects. Learn more about METRO services at where you will also find information about our T.R.I.P. app, Next Bus Arrival texting and the new digital, interactive rider tool METRO 360 [take a seat].  


New Light-Rail Crossing for Near Northside Residents, Students

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) celebrates the opening of a vehicle and pedestrian crossing in the heart of the historic Near Northside neighborhood at the intersection of Boundary St. and Everett St. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

METRO's Public Affairs Department worked with the community, government officials and Ketelsen Elementary School administrators to provide the crossing for residents to travel safely through the main artery to the neighborhood and the school.

METRO Board members, government officials and students will be on hand for the 9 a.m. ribbon cutting ceremony.

Editor's Note:  Media planning to attend please notify the  METRO Press Office 713-739-4040.

Boundary Crossing Invitation