Transportation Resources in Sugar Land
Fort Bend County operates a commuter park and ride as well as a demand response service for residents. If you or a family member expect to live in Sugar Land but to work in the business districts of Houston like The Galleria, Uptown Park, Greenway Plaza, or the Energy Corridor then this may be a perfect opportunity for you to save money and time by leaving your vehicle close to home and taking the Fort Bend County public transport into work each day.
The commuter park and ride service of Fort Bend County provides a weekday service to the following areas in Houston: the Texas Medical Center, Greenway Plaza, and the Galleria. Each day service begins to run at 4:30 a.m. and ends as late as 9:00 p.m. There is no weekend service, however. The two park and ride locations are at the University of Houston Sugar Land located at 14000 University Boulevard and AMC Theater First Colony located 3301 Town Centre Blvd in South Sugar Land.
Demand response service provides shared ride bus services to Fort Bend County citizens, The trips provided by this service are for within Fort Bend County. To schedule or cancel a ride you would call 866-751-TRIP between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday in order to speak to a receptionist who can take down your desired route. This is great for people who have a set appointment on a certain day of each month because you can reserve a particular trip up to thirty days in advance. Trips to the grocery store, pharmacy, shopping centers and more can be arranged by the demand response service.
Sugar Land also takes part in the following partnerships and committees that seek to benefit local travelers: Transportation Advisory Committee, Transportation Improvement Program Subcommittee, Regional Transportation Plan Subcommittee and the Regional Transit Coordination subcommittee.