Rice is located adjacent to Metro Red Line light rail corridor. This system connects Rice with downtown Houston, midtown, the Museum District, the Texas Medical Center, and the Reliant Park complex. Additionally, numerous Metro bus lines stops are within walking distance of the Rice campus, including the 26/27, 73, 8, and 34 amongst others.
Rice’s Passport to Houston program enables undergraduate students to obtain a free METRO Q Card for unlimited use on regularly scheduled METRO transportation systems, including the light rail, during the academic year.
Furthermore it allows Rice graduate students to purchase Metro Cards with a value of $500 for $55.