Saturday Meeting Seeks METRO Rider Input

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Release Date:       Nov.13, 2014

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Riders Invited to System Reimagining Workshop Saturday at Kashmere MSC

METRO's Board of Directors and staff are encouraging transit users, and their families, to attend a workshop Saturday, Nov.15 from 10 a.m. to noon. The meeting's purpose is to gather input from the community regarding public transit and how best to proceed with METRO's System Reimagining plans. 

The meeting, at the Kashmere Multi-Service Center is being coordinated with State Representative Harold Dutton's office and is an opportunity for planners to gain a better understanding of the transit needs of the Kashmere Gardens/Fifth Ward communities, and what the impacts of flex zones might be. There will be facilitated table discussions on specific routes.   

Kashmere Gardens/Fifth Ward residents

Residents of the Kashmere Gardens/Fifth Ward area meet with METRO planners to discuss System Reimagining and its impacts on their communities. 

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WHERE: Kashmere Multi-Service Ctr., 4802 Lockwood Dr., Houston, 77026 

WHEN:Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 10 a.m. to Noon