METRO Begins Seamless Seven Day Service with Improved Routes

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Release Date:  August 15, 2015

METRO's New Bus Network Connects More People to More Places

Start of Work Week Brings a Whole New Way to Ride

WHAT:  Members of the media are invited to see METRO's New Bus Network in action as more frequent local buses shuttle people to and from one of the busiest destinations in the region, the Texas Medical Center.  METRO representatives and passengers will be on hand for live interviews on how the new routes are working to improve mobility across our area.


WHEN:  Monday, Aug, 17, 2015, 5 - 8 a.m.


WHERE:  TMC Transit Center, 6910 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030


METRO is extending its Customer Service and RideStore hours through the end of the month to assist passengers who may have questions about the new routes. The Customer Care Line is 713-635-4000.

Editor's note:  Please contact the Press Office at 713-739-4040 if you plan to attend.

More Service

  • Linking you to more destinations. METRO's New Bus Network improves trips to key activity centers throughout the region and offers the flexibility for growth.
  • We're ready for the weekend. Frequent weekend service gives you more freedom to go where you want, when you want- seven days a week.

Better Service

  • Simpler routes. We're simplifying our routes with improved connections and fewer branches.
  • Better connections. With routes that work together, the system gives you more connections to destinations in our region.

Your Service

  • A sustainable system. We've created a network that not only serves our community today, but anticipates the possibility of expansion into tomorrow.
  • A bus network linking people and places. The frequent bus network connects more than one million people to one million jobs, with shorter wait times for buses.
  • lt’s all about you. We want to make these improvements to give you the best transit service possible. The most important part of this plan Is YOU.