You Spoke, METRO Listened and Tweaks are Coming

Press Release New Metro Going Places

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Release Date: Jan. 22, 2015

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The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) is the region’s largest public transit provider, offering safe, reliable and affordable transportation services about 370,000 times per day. Besides operating more than 1,200 buses on a New Bus Network,METRORail's expanded system includes the Red Line (Main Street and Northline), Green Line (East End) and Purple Line (Southeast). METRO’s services also include: STAR VanpoolMETROLiftHOV/HOT lanesBike & Ride program, Park & Ride, and road improvement projects. Learn more about METRO services at where you will also find information about our T.R.I.P. app, and METRO's Next Bus Arrival texting.  


METRO Goes the Distance to Enhance New Bus Network

Riders will see the changes they've been asking for in less than two days as METRO implements tweaks and enhancements to the New Bus NetworkBeginning Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, METRO will modify routes and schedules based on feedback received from passengers and bus operators since launching the New Bus Network Aug. 16, 2015.

These service add-ons are expected to reduce overcrowding and improve on-time performance, and are the next phase in METRO's five-year plan to create a more comprehensive transit network with bus and rail. 

Click here to see a complete list of changes.

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