The METRO light rail line began operation on January 1, 2004. The 7.5 mile Main Street line runs from south of Reliant Park to the University of Houston-Downtown, with 16 total stops along the way. Along the Main and Fannin Streets route, you can stop at Reliant Park, the Texas Medical Center and Rice University, Hermann Park and the Museum District, Midtown, and Downtown. Trains are scheduled to arrive at the stations every 12 minutes.
This is the first phase of a projected 73 miles of light rail service in Houston by the year 2025.
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