Early Outbound Park & Ride Trips in Advance of Hurricane Harvey

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Media Hot Line 713.739.4040 

Release Date: 
Aug. 25, 2017


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 METRO’s network, METRORail's 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 ridemetro.org where you will also find useful tools like the RideMETRO app where you can plan your trip and even pay your fare from your phone.

Park & Ride Outbound Trips to Start at Noon Friday 

Outbound trips will start at Noon today for Park & Ride customers. METRO is adding the early service to aid patrons who want to return home sooner than normal.  


In light of the forecast, limited or suspended service is expected over the weekend and into next week.  Customers will be notified through service alerts, Facebook, Twitter and our website of any new developments that may impact transit service.

METRO advises customers to monitor local media, and the National Weather Service for weather updates.

Customers should sign up for METRO's Real-Time Service Alerts to get the most up-to-date information delivered  instantly, via text message and email. They can follow METRO on Facebook and Twitter

Information is also available by calling Customer Care at 713-635-4000.

Customers Note: 

  • METRO’s T.R.I.P. app may not be an accurate source of “next bus” arrival during times of schedule fluctuation.
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