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March 26, 2012

Houston Metro achieves SBE commitment

To date, the SBE program numbers reflect contracts with 270 certified SBE businesses ranging from construction contractors working on utilities and roadway paving, to enterprises providing tools, traffic control signs and office supplies.


November 30, 2011

Houston Metro CAF rail vehicle purchase moving ahead

The $153.1 million proposal submitted by the vehicle manufacturer is fully compliant with the FTA and Buy America guidelines and will now move forward with the news earlier this week that a Full Funding Grant Agreement is in place.


November 28, 2011

Houston light rail expansion to receive full funding

The total construction cost for two lines is $1.6 billion. Each line is receiving a $450 million FFGA. The federal government has already set aside $484.5 million for the two projects as part of the FFGAs. Of that amount, Metro has received $84.5 million.


August 11, 2011

Houston Metro forced to cut costly airport service

Also referred to as route 500, the service launched in August 2008, offering patrons express service to George Bush Intercontinental Airport every 30 minutes for $15 one-way.


May 4, 2011

Houston Metro Police names new chief

Victor Rodriguez started his career with the Houston Police Department in 1985. He currently leads its North Division, overseeing a force of more than 300 sworn officers.


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