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It's a very cheap way to get around Downtown Houston and to the attractions on offer on the outskirts of it in wonderful Houston. For instance, the Houston Zoo stop left a short stroll through the park (Hermann?), it's an open pathway there, lots of...More
If you like danger, most people that ride the light rail are homeless, mentally ill, just released from jail, etc. It's a shitfest of the underbelly of Houston. Houston doesn't have a system to validate fares so all the scum ride it for free.
If you decide to use the metro and have a smartphone one can download the 'q-ticketing' app or search for 'houston metro' it only cost $3.00 for a daypass. I stayed on their metro red line which funnels into downtown houston. Probably some other interesting...More
This was our first visit in Houston and we wanted to know our way around the city before selecting places to do some specific sightseeing ; in order to achieve this , we bought a 1 day pass on the Metro and rode all 3...More
I was in Houston for Corporate Training staying at a nearby hotel downtown. A colleague of mine decided to check out the Rodeo/Bar - B- Cue Cookoff at NRG Stadium. Very easy Metro Rail routes. You can purchase tickets at the stations. It's a convenient...More
We loved how we could park the car in a garage and use the metro to
Ride around town. It's well
Connected. It's very reasonable and you don't have to worry about parking. You can use the same card for two hours and ride the...More
I found it hard to believe that a major city like Houston had no dedicated transfer system from the airport to the city but it is indeed true. Arriving into terminal D I was told the info desk didn't have any information, moving to terminal...More
The best deal in public transportation is the bus ride from center city Houston to IAH. Similar bus accomodations to the FlyAway in Los Angles but at $1.25 ($0.60 for seniors). Best if you travel light.....you have to carry and cart your own suitcase. Watch...More
I love streetcars and Houston has one of the finest systems I've seen, and it's expanding. I played hooky from my conference one day and ended up on the southbound streetcar from Downtown. I figured I'd let it take me around town. I had no...More