[Yapc-na-organizers] Fwd: Metro Info for Conference attendees

Will Willis will.willis at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 10:41:12 PDT 2007

Here's the status on METRO (http://ridemetro.org/), Houston's transit
(bus and rail) system.

* We will be getting system maps and local bus schedules for attendees

* Weekly bus passes are available for $9, providing unlimited rides on
all local routes and the Rail for 7 days from date of first use.

I'm having these items shipped to my office and I'll be responsible
for getting them to the pre-conference bag-stuffing party =) Assuming
we get bags at registration like last year...

Could we add the $9 bus pass an option when registering? UH isn't
exactly within walking distance from the rest of the city -  I imagine
anyone wanting to do any sight seeing would want one. Thoughts?


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: John Nunez <JN05 at ridemetro.org>
Date: Mar 21, 2007 12:08 PM
Subject: RE: Metro Info for Conference attendees
To: Will Willis <will.willis at gmail.com>

You will be receiving the maps and schedules within a week or two.

Regarding the fare items, we do not have anything like a visitor's pass
at this time.  A good bargain for visitors that will be using METRO
transit regularly is the weekly pass for $9.  The weekly pass offers
unlimited rides on all Local routes and the Rail for 7 days from date of
first use.

Many, but not all METROStops (such as Randall's, HEB, Kroger, etc.) sell
the weekly pass as well as other METRO fare items.  All METRO fare items
can also be purchased at the two downtown METRO RideStores located at
1001 Travis at McKinney or 1900 Main at St Joseph Parkway (METRO
building) between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

John Nunez
METROVan Business Development
jn05 at ridemetro.org

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