Alert #1: All METRO Service Suspended Due to Unsafe Road Conditions

2016 media advisory

Release Date: Aug. 27, 2017

Alert #1: METRO Operations Suspended Until Further Notice


METRO is continuing to monitor the weather and flooding conditions as it pulls all its vehicles, rail and bus, and HOV/HOT lanes - from service. Today's catastrophic weather event has resulted in extremely dangerous and widespread flooding. Conditions have forced the city of Houston and Harris County to shut down all but emergency services.

Riders are asked to monitor current news and weather as well as METRO Twitter and Facebook pages for timely information regarding transit service. METRO also offers real-time information through its service alerts system. Patrons are advised that the Authority operates under the same traffic and weather conditions as the general public so please be patient and know that we will be back on the road as soon as we can safely do so. Please also note the following: