The North Line project will receive $94 million to extend the network 8.5km from the existing University of Houston-Downtown station north to Interstate 45, ending at Northline Commons. MetroRail will acquire 22 new LRVs for the eight-station line.

The remaining $US 94m has been allocated to the 10.6km 11-station Southeast Line, which will link the city centre with Texas Southern University and Palm Center. The project includes the purchase of 29 new LRVs and construction of a new depot.