METRO, the Metropolitan Transit Authority, is recognized as one of the best and safest bus systems in the nation. METRO offers an extensive system of bus routes with over 1,200 buses, including Express routes, and a growing light-rail service. Carpool matching and METRO Vans mean riders can share the journey and the cost. METROlift provides curb-to-curb rides to persons with disabilities. For schedules, trip planners, commute calculators and information, go to or call 713-635-4000.

Transit Centers

Transit Centers are sheltered waiting areas located where several bus routes and/or METRORail lines converge.

  • Greenspoint Transit Center
    12455 Greenspoint Dr. Houston 77060
  • Kashmere Transit Center
    5910 Hirsch Rd. Houston 77026
  • Mesa Transit Center
    9419 Mesa Dr. Houston 77028
  • Northline Transit Center
    7705 Fulton St. Houston 77022
  • Tidwell Transit Center
    9720 Epsom Rd. Houston 77093

Park & Ride Locations

METRO has 29 Park & Ride lots with more than 33,000 parking spots. From these, direct non-stop service to downtown, the Texas Medical Center or other major employment centers is available.

  • Eastex Park & Ride
    14400 Old Humble Rd. Houston 77396
  • Maxey Park & Ride
    515 Maxey Rd. Houston 77013
  • Kingwood Park & Ride
    3210 Lake Houston Pkwy. Kingwood 77345
  • Townsen Park & Ride
    21003 Eastex Fwy. Houston 77338
  • Fannin South Park & Ride
    1604 West Bellfort *Home Station for METRORail

Route information (buses & rail) 713-635-4000
Curb-to-curb service Mobility impaired/disabled 713-225-0119
Carpool matching 713-224-7433
Vanpools or carpools 1-888-606-7433