Press Conference: Discounted HOT lanes for Qualified Disabled Veterans

2016 media advisory

Release Date:       August 8, 2016

METRO & Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Announce Discounted HOT Lane Rides to Qualified Disabled Veterans

hot lanes program

WHAT: METRO joins Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee in saying thank you to those who have proudly served this country.  News conference to be held to introduce discounted HOT lane tolling for qualified disabled veterans.


The program currently offers qualified disabled veterans a 100% discounted toll  when using METRO's High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes.  The veterans must register with METRO and display a qualifying license plate while driving. 


Where:  US Vets, 4640 Blodgett St. Houston, TX 77002


WHEN:  Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 2pm


WHO:   Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, METRO board members, along with METRO President & CEO Tom Lambert, and veteran advocates