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Helpful links to get around Houston
Basic Street Sense:
  • Check maps before you go so you can tour confidently.
  • Wherever you are - on the street, driving, waiting for a bus or subway -stay alert and tuned in to your surroundings.
  • Send the message that you're calm, confident, and know where you are going.
  • Trust your instincts. Be wary of people asking for directions or handing out fliers. If something or someone makes you uneasy, avoid the person or leave.
On Foot:
  • Stick to well-traveled streets. Avoid shortcuts through wooded areas, parking lots, or alleys.
  • Don't flash large amounts of cash or other tempting targets like expensive jewlery or clothing.
  • Carry a purse close to your body, not dangling by the straps. Put a wallet in an inside coat or front pants pocket, not a back pocket.
  • Try to use automated teller machines in the daytime. Have your card in hand and don't approach the machine if you're uneasy about people nearby.
  • Don't wear shoes or clothing that restrict your movements.
  • Have your car or hotel key in hand before you reach the door. If you think someone is following you, switch direction or cross the street. Walk toward an open store, restaurant, or lighted house. If you're scared, yell for help.
  • If you leave late ask someone - a colleague or security guard - to walk you to your car or hotel.
On Wheels:
  • Keep your car in good running condition. Make sure there's enough gas to get where you're going and back.
  • Always roll up the window and lock car doors, even if you're coming right back. Check inside and out before getting in.
  • Avoid parking in isolated or dark areas. Be especially alert in lots and undergound parking garages.
  • Never leave valuables in plain view, even if the car is locked. Put them in the trunk or out of sight.
  • Even if you're rushed, look around before you get out and stay alert to the surroundings.
    If you think someone is following you, don't head home. Drive to the nearest police or fire station, gas station, or other open business to get help.
  • Don't pick up hitchhikers. Don't hitchhike.
If Someone Tries to Rob You:
  • Don't resist. Give up your property; don't give up your life.
  • Report the crime to the police. Try to describe the attacker accurately. Your actions can help prevent others from becoming victims.
If you have an emergency while in Houston call 911.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport
Hub for United Airlines
United Airlines

William P. Hobby Airport
Hub for Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines

Ground Transportation

Houston Professional Airport Shuttle
Phone: (713) 988-5126

Toll Free: (877) 615-4577
Phone: (713) 523-8888

Airport Shuttle
The above shuttles service both airports in Houston. The shuttle rates are approximately half the price of the taxi services.

METRO Transit
from/to William P. Hobby Airport

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