Metro to run safety tests for the next two weeks
Starting Wednesday, Sept. 24, Metro will commence the next phase of safety testing, according to a University of Houston traffic alert. The light rail will run through Third Ward/Elgin, as well as Wheeler and Scott at UH. The test is conducted to ensure the light rail trains are able to travel safely on the tracks.
Drivers and pedestrians are encouraged to take extra precaution when driving or traveling near the Southeast Line tracks.