February 27, 2015 6:57 AM ET

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Company Overview of Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County

Company Overview

Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County is a government agency that provides bus, train, and vanpool transportation in the Greater Houston area. It offers park and ride for long-distance commuting, local, and airport direct services. The organization also provides Q Fare Card, a rechargeable electronic fare card that offers free transfers; QuickRide, a program that allows vehicles with two occupants to continue driving the high occupancy vehicle; and registration, ride matching, emergency ride/guaranteed ride home, commute calculator, and employer services. Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County was founded in 1978 and is based in Houston, Texas.

1900 Main Street

Houston, TX 77208-1429

United States

Founded in 1978





Key Executives for Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County

Chief Executive Officer and President
Executive Vice President
Managing Director of METRO Solutions
Senior Vice President of Engineering & Construction
Secretary and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Key Developments

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Names Tom Lambert as its Official President and CEO

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County formally named Tom Lambert, who has been operating as the agency's interim CEO since the beginning of 2013, as its official president and CEO. Lambert's contract as CEO will run through April 1, 2016. He has worked with Metro since 1979 and has served as police chief and chief administrative officer for the agency. Prior to Lambert, George Greanias served as Metro's president and CEO beginning in 2010.

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