METRO Offers Normal Weekday Service for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Release Date:
Jan. 11, 2017

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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 as well as our free Mobile TIcketing app. 


METRO Operates Usual Weekday Schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Monday, Jan. 16


METRO will continue its regular weekday service for METRORail, local and commuter buses on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan.16, 2017.

METRO’s Customer Care Center will also be OPEN during regular business hours.

The following will be CLOSED:

         -  METRO’s RideStore and Lost & Found

         -  METROLift Customer Service offices

METROLift subscription trips are not affected. If you do not plan to ride that day please call to cancel your trip. 

To schedule a trip for Monday, Jan. 16, or Tuesday Jan. 17, call METRO's Reservation line at 713-225-6716 on Friday, Jan, 14, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. To schedule a trip the day before you need to travel use MACS (713-225-6716) or MACS-WEB at the

For route or schedule information call 713-635-4000 or 713-635-6993 (TDD).