Ride and Get a Chance to Win with METRO

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Release Date: 
Aug. 22, 2017


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 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 ridemetro.org 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.

Free METRORail Rides to Theater District Open House 

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METRO is making the deal even sweeter for TransCanada Theater District Open House patrons with a free ride and a chance to win! Theatergoers can ride METRORail for free on Sunday, Aug. 27, between Theater District Stations and  EADO/ Stadium Station from Noon to 5 p.m. 

Free rides bewtween Theater District to EADO Station

Riders who register will be entered in a drawing to win prizes including a Fit Bit, Kindle and METRO Money. Staff will be on the rail platforms distributing registration forms and answering questions.   


The 24th Annual TransCanada Theater District Open House marks the kick-off of the fall performing arts season. With rail stops located just steps away from several performance halls, METRO offers convenient service to the Theater District seven days a week.