Burnett Station Brings Local Bus and Light Rail Together

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Release Date: Nov. 6, 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 ridemetro.org 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].  


Commuters Connect with New METRO Transit Center

There's something big happening just below Houston's spectacular downtown skyline and METRO is inviting everyone to join in the celebration.  A ribbon-cutting ceremony at METRO's newest transit center will take place Nov.10, 2015 at 9 a.m.  The Burnett Transit Center is located at 700 Burnett St. and Everett St..  It is a key New Bus Network transit connection, allowing patrons to transfer from bus to rail.

Burnett Transit Center continues METRO's efforts to provide a more comprehensive transit system by creating a seamless link between light-rail and local bus.

WHO:  Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Chairman Gilbert Garcia, METRO Board members, President & CEO Tom Lambert, elected officials, community groups, Casa de Amigos Health Center and guests

WHAT:  Burnett Transit Center Ribbon-Cutting

WHEN:  Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, 9 a.m.

WHERE:  700 Burnett St. at Everett St.

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Burnett Transit Center serves four local bus routes:  3 Langley, 51 Hardy-Kelly, 52 Hardy-Ley and 79 W. Little York.

Burnett Transit Center has six bus bays.

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bike racks

Passengers have the option to secure their bicycles at either bike racks or galvanized steel lockers.

Security cameras, lighting, emergency assistance telephones, elevators and passenger pick-up/drop-off areas are just a few of the amenities for customers.

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burnett sign

Burnett Transit Center has cashless point-of-sale ticket vending machines to provide an added level of convenience for patrons.

Approximately 150 trees enhance the landscape around the transit center.

burnett trees

burnett building