News Tagged With: university-of-houston
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February 15, 2013

Houston Metro, U. of Houston partner on light rail campaign

Metro asked students to focus their efforts on campaign and research projects designed to strengthen the relationship between the transit system and the university, increase public awareness of light rail, and encourage student and faculty support for more than 500 businesses located along the North, East End and Southeast lines.


January 18, 2013

U. of Houston cuts $1M from shuttle service budget

Will save money by cutting two bus routes and switching providers. The money will be used for repairing streets and parking lots and reducing future permit rates.


August 20, 2012

Transit grant to make U. of Houston more accessible

The $188 million grant, providing funding for the new North and Southeast lines to connect the university’s main campus with the Energy Research Park pathway. UH will build a new transit center, which will house Hertz Connect cars, a Metrorail train station, a UH shuttle stop and possibly a bike sharing program.


August 6, 2012

U. of Houston, Metro, settle rail line differences

The transit agency agreed to pay $1.5 million to take the steps included in the agreement, including provide an alternative access road to ease potential problems.


July 9, 2012

Houston universities envision boost from light rail

Upon completion in 2014, Metro's Southeast light rail line expansion could be ferrying thousands of people to and from the University of Houston and Texas Southern University, which proponents say will boost the allure of schools and city alike.


February 14, 2011

Houston students urged to curb car use

The University's goal is to have 5 percent of the campus community using alternative methods of transportation by the end of 2012.


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