This stretch houses hundreds of businesses, including some of the largest international power companies. The Energy Corridor is a well-planned business community that employs, houses and entertains thousands of Houstonians. To help keep Houstonians fit, Terry Hershey Park offers over 50 miles of trails and 26,000 acres of park land.
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Getting Around Houston
The best way to get around Houston is by car. The city has a $6 flat-rate cab fare anywhere within the Central Business District and also offers The Wave, a Jitney shuttle service that's customizable. The Wave's hours are from 6 p.m.-1 a.m. on Thursday and Sunday; 6 p.m.-3 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Fares: $5 single route; $8 cross route; $10 single route all-night access; $15 cross route all-night access.
Nearby Airports
  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport-IAH
  • William F. Hobby Airport-HOU
Airport Taxis
  • $52-IAH to Downtown
  • $26-HOU to Downtown
Things to Do and See Near West Houston