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METRORail Service Impacted By Downtown Construction This Weekend

On Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, METRORail service will be modified along all METRORail lines beginning at the start of service until 7 p.m. due to construction work in the downtown area.

Temporary adjustments to rail service will take place at the METRORail Red Line and the METRORail Green/Purple Lines.

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is located between the affected areas of the Red Line--which is from the Burnett Transit Center/Casa de Amigos to the Downtown Transit Center.

A free METRO bus shuttle will run every 10 minutes providing uninterrupted service to riders.

METRO's TRIP App and Next Bus Arrival Texting service may not reflect accurate departure and arrival information during this time. Please monitor METRO's Twitter and Facebook pages for timely updates. METRO also offers real-time information through its service alerts system.

Customers may also contact METRO's Customer Care team at 713-635-4000 if they have any questions or need trip planning information.


About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) – the second-largest university in Houston – has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.