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Here's how to take the bus or light rail for FREE during Earth Month!

WHO SAYS WE CAN'T LOVE THE EARTH IN MAY? By popular demand, we are extending this special offer through May 13th!


Download the Houston ConnectSmart App and Ride METRO for Free

Earth Month is here and we're celebrating by giving our new users up to 18 FREE rides on Houston METROrail and METRObus!

Simply follow the instructions below to download and use the Houston ConnectSmart app – and enter the code EARTHDAY.

All new users (now through May 13th) will receive 10 free Tokens to use for purchasing transit tickets after entering the promo code!

And every 50th new user will receive 23 Free Tokens to use for transit tickets.

Plus, you get the added benefit of using all the features in the Houston ConnectSmart app.

Steps To Travel For Free On METRO

  1. Download Houston ConnectSmart from the Apple App Store or Google Play

  2. Create your account in the app

  3. Tap on More at the bottom of the landing page

  4. Tap on Help Desk and select the writing pad in the upper right corner

  5. Enter the code EARTHDAY

Please wait up to 12 hours for your tokens to be credited to your account.

Turn Your Free Tokens Into Tickets

Use ConnectSmart’s Wallet

ConnectSmart’s in-app Wallet lets you conveniently buy METRO transit tickets, including METRObus and METROrail, and manage your free tokens.

  1. Open ConnectSmart and go to your Wallet.

  2. Tap “METRO Tickets,” “Buy Tickets,” select your desired METRO Tickets, and “Add to Cart.”

  3. Once the ticket is in your cart, you can “Checkout" and pay with your Tokens.


*The Fine Print: Offer expires May 13, 2023. Applicable to the first 5,000 NEW USERS only.

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