About METRONext

About Our Region

2040 Forecast

  • Our region is growing and changing.
  • The METRO Service Area will add another 2 million residents by 2040, an increase of 50%.
  • Population and job growth mean more people are moving throughout the service area—putting more demand on our transportation network.
  • Meanwhile, the region is growing and the core is densifying, creating an environment where high capacity transit can thrive.

Source: H-GAC Population and Employment Forecasts, 2016