Spring, Texas – May 10, 2019: In an attempt to ease travel into Downtown Houston, METRO announced that they will be opening the I-45 North HOV lane at no cost for drivers that are traveling inbound.

This program is in effect starting now until July 28th from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM on Saturday’s and Sunday’s. There is no minimum occupancy required, however, towed trailers and trucks over one ton are not allowed.

“The three-month program is designed to make summer travel quicker and more efficient”, METRO said.