METRO Best Option for All Spring Break Treks Into Town

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For Release: March 7, 2017

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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.  


METRO Gives Spring Break 2017 Riders Time to Smell the Roses

METRO wants you to #KnowBeforeYouGo and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Spring Break 2017. This year it's easier than ever to connect to key activity centers via METRO’s Bus Network and inter-connecting METRORail lines.

METRO is working with the City of Houston and other partners to keep you moving and ensure safety in the Museum District and Hermann Park area.

    Interactive map for Houston top destinations

    METRO optimizes visits to Spring Break Houston top destinations:

    1. Use METRO Trip Planner, powered by Google, for real-time options
    2. Text for next bus arrival times with Next Bus Arrival Texting
    3. Download Q Mobile Ticketing to buy bus and rail tickets anytime 
    4. Ride METRO Rodeo Shuttles to exhibits and concerts at NRG Park (Maps, Fares & Hours of Operations)
    5. Park along METRORail Red Line at Fannin South Transit Center1604 W. Bellfort (just a rail stop  from NRG) and at HCC Northline Garage 8001 Fulton where parking is available on weekends only, March 11,12,18, &19.See our interactive parking map for details.