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Town Center Transportation

Waterway Cruisers

Town Center Trolley

Woodlands Express

Woodlands Eco Taxi

Designed for the residents and visitors to the North Houston Master Planned Community, The Woodlands Waterway turned 6 years old in July 2010. Whether by land or by "sea", there are many ways to get around the Waterway District in The Woodlands Town Center. Along both sides of The Woodlands Corridor are businesses, restaurants, office buildings, hotels and urban residential. The east end of the corridor (north end of the horseshoe) is anchored by The Woodlands Mall Courtyard while the west end is anchored by the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion and Town Green Park with the Marriott Hotel and Convention center being about midway.

The Town Center Trolley provides a convenient way to get around Town Center (currently at no charge) allowing visitors to browse the mall, Market Street, Waterway Square and various points of interest. The trolley's follow an (occasionally altered) route at regularly scheduled intervals 7 days a week.

Along the waterway are businesses, restaurants, office buildings, the Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center as well as the Pavilion, park-like open green spaces and Waterway Square Park with its beautiful Fountains. Additionally, you will find a mix of urban residential and office buildings, The Waterway Koi Garden with its park-like meditation area, along with natural wooded areas.

Downtown Houston to The Woodlands

Destinations include the Texas Medical Center, Greenway Plaza, as well as the Downtown area Houston. The Woodlands Express Routes provide a comfortable, convenient and economical way to commute. The Park & Ride lots have security guards and are well lit. Bus service is provided Monday thru Friday, excluding holidays to and from designated locations; the park and ride lots are open from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Park & Ride tickets must be purchased ($9.50 / round trip) for this service, and buses are filled on a first come, first served basis.   Ticket books may be purchased for $190.00 for a book of twenty round trips.

There are three Park and Ride locations in The Woodlands:


Sawdust Road Facility

Located at 701 West Ridge, Spring Phone: 281 363-0882 (details)

Research Forest Facility

Located at 3900 Marisico Place in The Woodlands Phone: 936 273-6100 (details)

The Sterling Ridge Facility

Located at 8001 McBeth Way, The Woodlands (adjacent to Ashlane Way & Woodlands Parkway) Phone 832 813-0908 (details)

The Eco Taxi

go green eco taxi The Woodlands Go Green Eco Taxi shuttle service is the newest way to travel in and around Town Center. The Eco Taxi's offer an environmentally friendly way to get from point A to point B. One way travels are just $3.00 and a round trip ticket is a mere $5.00 per person. Eco Taxi also offers private shuttle services for your guests at your next major event; bringing your guests from their hotel or car to the event location and back again.

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    Eco Taxi The Woodlands Go Green Eco Taxi is the original all electric Taxi Tour service in The Woodlands Town Center. This is not your typical taxi serv...

    Last Updated 08/12/15
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    The Woodlands Town Center Trolleys In addition to the six (6) Waterway Cruisers, The Woodlands Town Center area includes three Vintage Style Trol...

    Last Updated 10/01/14
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    Route Maps For The Woodlands Waterway Cruisers the Town Center Trolleys The Woodlands Transportation Services include the Trolley and the Cruisers. Both will transport you from Town Green ...

    Last Updated 08/12/15
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    Woodlands Waterway Cruisers Previously known as Waterway Taxis, the Waterway Cruisers offer an excellent mode of transportation for tourists and locals alike to explore th...

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