The recent weather serves as a reminder of just how oppressive the Texas heat can be. It's one of the reasons that METRO partners with several local agencies to ensure that everybody has somewhere he or she can go to cool down.
Did you know, for example, that METRO regularly sends buses to emergency events, like apartment fires, to serve as cooling shelters for those temporarily displaced? Also, when the city of Houston activates the Heat Emergency Plan, we provide those in need with free rides to the city's cooling shelters. When the mercury starts to rise, here are a few tips to keep you and your family safe:
You can sign up for city of Houston emergency alerts
here and METRO service alerts
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