News & Announcements

News & Announcements

NO Fares on the Fort Bend Express thru 09/29

As a courtesy to help those afflicted by Hurricane Harvey, Fort Bend Transit has suspended the collection of fares for all three routes of the Fort Bend Express, as well as their in-county transit services, through the PM ride schedules, September 28, 2017.  Friday, September 29 is a county holiday and no bus services will be held.  Full  fare s will resume Monday, Oct 2, 2017.

Find a flyer here that you can print and use: Park. Ride. Repeat.

2017 Houston Commuter Survey

Here’s your chance to let us know what’s happening with your commute experience.
For your time (less than 5 minutes) you can opt-in to register for one of three big prizes given by TREK:

  • Waterproof Action Sports Camera with accessories (retail: $120.00)
  • PowerPort 21W Solar Device Charger (retail: $99.00)
  • 10W Bike-mountable Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker (retail: $89.00)

(Your responses are anonymous; and your registration for the drawing will only be used to contact you in case you win)

This helps TREK and other agencies discover areas needing better commuting options and develop viable solutions.
Click here to take the survey:  2017 TREK Commuter Survey

The survey will run through October 10, 2017 – please let your co-workers and friends know to take this too. The more responses we have, the better we are able to help get you to work with less hassle and stress!


The next No-Bus-Service date for both the Fort Bend Express is Friday, September 29 – that’s the Fort Bend County Fair Parade Day.

Check back to see what schedule METRO bus and rail will run, or go to RideMetro.org near the holiday date.


Coming into Greenway from the Clear Lake area?  There’s a chance this can help.

A new Galveston-Houston joint project bringing Galveston/Texas City and Clear Lake area commuters another way into town. Check out the details here.


Did you know that the City of Houston has a Pothole Tracker webpage? You can see how the city has been doing on their pothole repair and be able to report one in your commute.
City of Houston Potholes  


YeeHaw!  The Fort Bend County Fair is coming up this September 29 through October 8, 2017.  Get on your best cowpoke duds and go see how a great Texas tradition helps area youth – Fort Bend County Fair 2017I


 

It will be Fall soon, and with that comes the 45th annual Bike Houston Midnight Ramble, another great Houston area tradition – More information here: Midnight Ramble 2017

 


Do you have any news affecting Houston commuters?  Please contact Donna Alexander and we’ll get the word out!