METRO Police Demonstrate How To Play It Safe

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Release Date: 

May 22, 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 METRO’s 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 useful tools like the RideMETRO app where you can plan your trip and even pay your fare from your phone.


METRO's top brass and officers want you to play it safe.This week METRO Police Chief Vera Bumpers along with officers will be out at three different Red Line platforms to offer safety tips and meet riders, cyclists, and pedestrians.

"METRO police work diligently to ensure safety along our system. Teaching our patrons how to handle certain situations and raising awareness gives us an effective tool in our police work," said Chief Bumpers.

Just stop by one of the rail stations listed below on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 and say, "Hello!"

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