Bagged Signs Revealed for New Bus Network

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Release Date:       August 14, 2015

Big Bus Stop Sign Unveiling for METRO's New Bus Network 

METRO Teams Uncover a Whole New Way to Ride

WHAT:  Members of the media are invited to a photo opportunity to see METRO teams unveil the New Bus Network bus stop signs on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015.  More than 100 teams will hit the streets to remove bags from thousands of bus stop signs.  The signs change Saturday, but the routes do not change until Sunday, Aug. 16.


WHEN:  Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 11 a.m.


WHERE:  Corner of Milam and McGowen, Midtown Houston

infopost stand bag

METRO's New Bus Network Unveiled

  • Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015
  • 127 METRO crews hit the street
  • Approximately 9,000 bagged bus stop signs

Bus Stop Signs Include:

  • Route number
  • MPD number:  713-224-2677(COPS)  
  • Customer Care number:  713-635-4000


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.