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Old 03-01-2012, 09:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Spade View Post
The current light rail line as is should not go to IAH. It would take forever to get there. Hobby yes. IAH, hope for a commuter bus or heavy rail in the far future.
Heavry Rail, maybe. The Commuter Bus didn't work. Well one of them didn't

There was the 500 from the Airport directly to Downtown that ran every 15 minutes, but no one rode it because they could catch the 102 instead and pay only $1.25 instead of the $5 it cost to ride the 500. Both took the highway, but the 500 was much quicker because it had no intervening stops. The 102 stops in Greenspoint before it gets onto 45
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Old 03-02-2012, 12:20 AM
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Originally Posted by houstontx27 View Post
I am familiar with the construction of the three additional lines and the plans for an uptown/ university line, but are there any long-term plans to expand to other parts of the city? Not just to make commuter rail to the suburbs, but to expand inside the loop...

What about a Washington Avenue line to connect the new developments and nightlife together from Memorial Park to downtown and midtown? A Kirby line connecting Rice University / the Village to Upper Kirby? What other inner loop lines would be beneficial to the city?
I don't know what they plan, but it seems the time has come to do more

Metro posted an increase in ridership for the 6th straight month in January.
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