METRO to Implement Route & Schedule Modifications

Press Release New Metro Going Places

Media Hot Line 713.739.4040 

Release Date: Jan. 8, 2016

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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.  


Two Weeks to Tweaks, Making METRO's New Bus Network Even Better

Enhancements Arrive Jan. 24

You spoke, and METRO listened.  Beginning Jan. 24, 2016, METRO will put in place a series of route and schedule modifications based on feedback received from riders and bus operators since launching the New Bus Network Aug. 16, 2015.

These service enhancements 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.

WHAT:  Media availability to detail METRO's upcoming service improvements to select routes to enhance the New Bus Network.

WHO:  METRO Chairman Gilbert Garcia and Board members, President & CEO Tom Lambert

WHEN:  Monday, Jan. 11, 2016 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:  METRO Headquarters Lobby,1900 Main, Houston TX. 77208

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*Editor's Note:  Media planning to attend news conference should contact METRO's Press Office at 713-739-4040.