Texas Medical Center Transit Center (METRORail station)

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Texas Medical Center Transit Center
METROBuses.JPG
A group of METRO buses parked at the Texas Medical Center Transfer Station
Location 6910 Fannin Street, Houston, TX
Coordinates 29°42′14.97″N 95°24′10.33″W / 29.7041583°N 95.4028694°W / 29.7041583; -95.4028694
Owned by METRO
Line(s) HoustonMetroRedLine.svg Red Line
Platforms Island
Tracks two
Construction
Parking private garages nearby
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened January 1, 2004[1]
Services
Preceding station   METRORail   Following station
toward Fannin South
Red Line

Texas Medical Center Transit Center is a station on the METRO METRORail Red Line in Houston, Texas (USA). The station is located within the Texas Medical Center and is located at the intersection of Fannin Street and Pressler Street. A pedestrian overpass connects the light rail platforms with platforms for buses.

Routes that go through the TMC Transit Center include:

  • METRO Red Line
  • 2 - Bellaire
  • 4 - Beechnut
  • 8 - South Main
  • 10 - Willowbend
  • 14 - Hiram Clarke Limited
  • 26/27 - Inner/Outer Loop Crosstown
  • 68 - Brays Bayou Crosstown
  • 73 - Bellfort Crosstown
  • 170 - Missouri City Express
  • 292/297/298 - Texas Medical Center Corridor
    • 292 - West Bellfort/Westwood-Texas Medical Center Park & Ride
    • 297 - South Point/Monroe Park & Ride
    • 298 - Addicks/Northwest Transit Center -Texas Medical Center Park & Ride
  • 402 - Quickline Bellaire

In 2011 Kirksey Architecture announced that it plans to build a 65,000-square-foot (6,000 m2) complex on top of the existing TMC Transit Center.[2]

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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". Houston Chronicle. p. A1. 
  2. ^ "Metro Transit Center." Kirksey Architecture. Retrieved on January 14, 2011.

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