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Transportation

METRO Buses

Public transportation is available in Houston through the Metropolitan Transit Authority.  Buses serve 66 percent of Harris Counting, including Houston and the NASA/Clear Lake area.

Light Rail Train

The Light Rail train, which stops at the front door of the University of Houston-Downtown, accepts the same tickets, passes, and transfers as METRO buses. Students who purchase a METRO Q Fare Card will receive a discount.


Students can obtain maps and schedules either at UHD's Cashier's Office or at the METRO website.

Automobiles

Because Houston encompasses a large area, many people drive. State law requires that automobile owners purchase adequate automobile insurance policies. All drivers must obtain a driver's license, which requires passing both a written and a driving test. Many ELI students purchase and drive cars, but most students use the bus or Light Rail System for transportation needs.

 

Note: Taxi service is available to students, but is somewhat expensive.

 

For additional information, please call 713-221-8047 or email us at eli@uhd.edu.

 


 

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Last updated or reviewed on 12/4/14

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