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Cindy Granier
Administrative Assistant

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UHPD Urges Caution When METRORail Line Opens This Weekend

Houston, May 20, 2015 — The METRORail Purple Line will begin picking up passengers on Saturday, May 23.

The University of Houston Police Department will begin strict enforcement for moving violations along the line.

In addition, motorists and pedestrians are urged to be cautious when driving and walking along the rail line to prevent any accidents with the moving trains.

The UH community should remember: Expect a train any time, on any track, in any direction.


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