Downtown Transit Center (METRORail station)

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Downtown Transit Center
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The portion of the Downtown Transit Center with rail service
Station statistics
Address 1900 Main Street
Houston, TX
Coordinates 29°45′2.1″N 95°22′11.72″W / 29.750583°N 95.3699222°W / 29.750583; -95.3699222Coordinates: 29°45′2.1″N 95°22′11.72″W / 29.750583°N 95.3699222°W / 29.750583; -95.3699222
Line(s)
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking Not Available
Other information
Opened January 1, 2004
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by METRO
Services
Preceding station   METRORail   Following station
toward Fannin South
Red Line

Downtown Transit Center is an island platformed METRORail light rail station in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States. The station was opened on January 1, 2004,[1] and is operated by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO).

The station is located adjacent to the Lee P. Brown Administration Building, the METRO headquarters. The bus bay has parking space for nine buses.[2]

Routes that go through the Downtown Transit Center include:

  • METRORAIL Red Line
  • 6 - Jensen/Tanglewood
  • 9 - North Main/Gulfton
  • 11 - Almeda/Nance
  • 15 - Fulton
  • 30 - Clinton/Cullen
  • 52 - Scott/Hirsch
  • 60 - South MacGregor
  • 77 - Liberty/MLK Limited

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Wall, Lucas (January 1, 2004). "Main Street light rail; New ride for the new year; Festivals mark inaugural day for Metro train". The Houston Chronicle. p. A1. 
  2. ^ Sallee, Rad. "Metro touting future savings from building." Houston Chronicle. Wednesday August 21, 2002. A25. Retrieved on April 5, 2010.

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