Houston Set to Open a New Light Rail Line

Houston Light RailHouston is set to open its new 5 mile light rail extension.  This extension to their current Red Line will take riders through Houston’s historic northside neighborhoods, from the University of Houston-Downtown to the Northline Transit Center.  The route has one elevated station that features artwork and a view of the downtown skyline.  There are also plans for a new transit station that connects 6 bus routes to the line.  The North Line extension carries a price tag of $756 million. Federal funds are paying over half of the cost and they plan to open 2 more light rail lines next year.
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