METRO Helps Transition a Texas Tradition

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Release Date: Feb. 29, 2016

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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/HOT lanesBike & Ride 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, and METRO's Next Bus Arrival texting.  


Take METRO to Harris County Public Auction

The Harris County Public Auction on properties with delinquent taxes has moved and METRO can get you to the new auction site located at the Bayou City Event Center, 9401 Knight Road, Houston

On March 1, and on the first Tuesday of the following months, METRO will operate a special shuttle bus to and from the auction site.  Take METRORail’s Red Line to the Fannin South Transit Center, then catch the shuttle to the Bayou City Event Center.  You can purchase a rail ticket for $1.25 which includes your transfer to the shuttle. This ticket will be valid for three hours.

You can also park your vehicle for $5.00 at the Fannin South Transit Center and take the shuttle to the auction for free.

  • METRO's 311 Bayou City Event Center Shuttle
  • First Tuesday of every month
  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 20 minute frequency
auction map

About the Auction:

Detailed information about the auction, including bidder registration requirements and a list of properties to be sold, can be found on the Harris County Tax Office website.