Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County

Houston Metro will receive $298.6 million in ARP grants for COVID-19 response from the FTA. (Houston Metro photo)

Pandemic-Response Grants Awarded to SFMTA, Houston Metro

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is awarding American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021 grants for COVID-19 response to San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA, $288.2 million) and Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston Metro, $298.6 million).

More Siemens S70s for Houston

Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Metro) has awarded Siemens a contract to supply 14 S70 LRVs for the Houston MetroRail light rail network.

METRO appoints new board chair and members

Historic leadership changes are coming to the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) Board. On March 23, 2016, Houston City Council members unanimously approved Mayor Sylvester Turner’s appointment of Houston attorney, Carrin Patman as the new board chair. Council also agreed to the addition of Lex Frieden and Troi Taylor to the Board of Directors and reaffirmed the previous appointments of Sanjay Ramabhadran and Christof Spieler.