March 2017

Commuter Solutions  

Additional Resources

Houston TranStar
A partnership of four government agencies that are responsible for providing Transportation Management and Emergency Management services to the Greater Houston Region. Their online, real-time traffic map provides a snapshot of all traffic congestion, roadway incidents and closures in the Houston region.
Website: www.houstontranstar.org/

HOV/HOT Lanes
METRO provides information about HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) and HOT (High Occupancy Toll) lanes.
Websites: www.ridemetro.org/Services/HOV.aspx and ridemetro.org/Services/HOTLanes.aspx

NuRide
A free online ride matching service that connects individuals with similar commutes. NuRiders receive rewards each time they log their green trips on their NuRide calendar, which can be redeemed for discounts at local retailers.
Website: www.NuRide.com

Carma
A mobile application that uses GPS technology to connect riders and drivers in real time.
Website: www.car.ma

West Houston Mobility Plan 
The Greater West Houston Mobility Plan is a comprehensive multi-modal transportation study that will explore different land use and transportation scenarios for the Greater West Houston region.
Website: www.h-gac.com/taq/sub_regional/gw_houston.aspx

2040 Regional Transportation Plan 
The 2040 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) provides a responsible guide for maintaining and improving the current transportation system and identifies priority transportation investments. 
Website: www.h-gac.com/taq/plan/2040/

2040 Regional Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan 
The Regional Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan is a long-range planning document that describes our region’s vision for enhancing pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure
Website: http://www.h-gac.com

Waze 
A community-based traffic and navigation app where other drivers in your area who share real-time traffic and road info..
Website: www.waze.com

METRO Trip Planner 
Plan your trip on METRO's Trip Planner or download the METRO T.R.I.P. app for your mobile phone. 
Website: www.ridemetro.org/RiderTools

METRO Star 
STAR services provide online ride-matching services that can help identify both carpool and vanpool partners.
Website: www.ridemetro.org/Services/StarVanPool.aspx

Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC)
H-GAC's Commute Solutions program aims to provide a one-stop alternative transportation resource in the Houston-Galveston area for both residents and businesses.
Website: www.mysolutionis.com