The effort to bring a Park and Ride to the Pearland area is bearing fruit after officials narrowed down a list of 30 potential sites to one final candidate.
Pearland Assistant City Manager Jon Branson declined to identify the site, but did say that the proposed site is north of FM 518 along the Texas 288 corridor.
The legwork to narrow down the sites was done by Brazoria County, Connect Transit, Houston-Galveston Area Council, Texas Department of Transportation, and the cities of Manvel and Pearland.
The next step, Branson said, is for Metropolitan Transit Authority officials to further investigate the site, "looking at things like detention, adjacent road improvements and the overall timing of the said.
If all goes smoothly, Branson said, Metro could purchase the roughly 23-acre site along Texas 288 by mid-March, with construction beginning in six to eight months.
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