About METRO

                

Bus

  • 1,230 buses in fleet
  • 100 new buses a year to replace older ones

METRORail

Our fleet of 70 rail cars run on three lines totaling 15 miles of rail.

  • Red Line (North). Runs from Northline Transit Center/HCC to Fannin South Station.
  • Green Line (East End). Runs from Theater District Station to Altic/Howard Hughes Station.
  • Purple Line (Southeast). Runs from Theater District Station to Palm Center Transit Station.

METROLift

This paratransit service is offered in according with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. METROLift provides curb-to-curb transportation for persons with disabilities who can’t ride from a regular fixed-route bus.

HOV/HOT Lanes (Express Lanes)

METRO operates a system of High Occupancy Vehicle/High Occupancy Toll (HOV/HOT) lanes, referred to as Express Lanes on the Southwest, Gulf, North, Eastex and Northwest freeways. Free to vanpools, buses, carpools and motorcycles. Single-occupant vehicles pay a toll during certain hours.

Park & Ride Lots

Park & Ride lots offer direct, nonstop service to downtown, the Texas Medical Center and other major employment centers.

Transit Centers

These sheltered waiting areas are located where bus routes and/or METRORail converge. They act as “hubs” to allow riders from various locations to assemble at a central point to take express trips or to transfer to other routes.