Rider Alert: Feb, 13,14,15 &16, 2015

Press Release New Metro Going Places

Media Hot Line 713.739.4040 

Release Date:

Feb. 12, 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, METRO is currently expanding its 13-mile Red Line with two new lines under construction. METRO’s services also include: Star Vanpool, METROLift, HOV lanes, HOT lanes, Bikes-on-Buses/Trains program, Park & Ride, and road improvement projects. Learn more about METRO services at ridemetro.org where you will also find information about our T.R.I.P. app and the new digital, interactive rider tool METRO 360 [take a seat].


Track maintenance work prompts a partial METRORail weekend closure

WHEN: Friday, Feb.13, 10 p.m. to Monday, Feb.16, 4:30 a.m.  when normal service resumes

WHERE: From Fannin South Station to Smith Lands Station

Beginning Saturday morning riders may use dedicated “700 Rail Shuttle” buses, between the stations, every 10 minutes during rail service hours.

Bus service requires more travel time, so please plan your trip accordingly. METRO personnel will be on hand to provide assistance if necessary.

If track maintenance work cannot be completed by Sunday, Feb. 15, the bus bridge may be extended through Monday,Feb.16. Current info available at RideMETRO.org

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