Get a Taste of Houston Along the Red Line

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Release Date:       November 11, 2014

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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, METRO is currently expanding its 13-mile Red Line with two new lines under construction. METRO’s services also include: Star Vanpool, METROLift, HOV lanes, HOT lanes, Bikes-on-Buses/Trains 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 the new digital, interactive rider tool METRO 360 [take a seat].


All Aboard for a Taste of Houston Along the Red Line

METRO & Houston Greeters Partner for Rails to Restaurants Progressive Dinner

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Houston is known for its good eats. And, a good place to sample some of the savory scene is along METRO's Red Line.

Houston Greeters and METRO are partnering once again for a progressive dinner outing, Rails to Restaurants. The community event is designed to celebrate Houston's Citizenship Month while offering a tasty packaged night out on Main Street: appetizers, drinks, desserts and coffee, and entertainment.

The number of establishments participating along the rail line this year has doubled for the signature event; click here to view a list. The party kicks off with a welcoming ceremony at the UH-Downtown South Deck and then heads south along the Red Line. 

  • WHAT: Rails to Restaurant progressive dinner
  • WHEN: Monday, Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m (Registration check-in from 6-7 p.m.)
  • WHERE: Event begins at University of Houston-Downtown South Deck

METRO Ambassadors will be out assisting patrons at the various participating venues. Houston Greeters will also be providing "guided greets" or tours for the evening - an option one can elect when registering for the event. 

The event cost $20 and includes a METRO Day Pass. Click here to purchase tickets. For more information on the event, contact Houston Greeters at or call 713-473-3837.