September 4, 2003

KHOU to air special "Light Rail: The Right Track"

Houston, TX -- KHOU-TV, Channel 11 will broadcast a 30-minute special program "Light Rail: The Right Track," on Wednesday, September 10, at 7:30 p.m. This primetime special will take a detailed look at Houston's new light rail system and what it means for Houston.

11 News anchor, Greg Hurst, will host the special and open the discussion on whether light rail is the right system for Houston. The special will include a series of reports on what Houstonians will be voting on, as well as a look at how the light rail operates in other cities.

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