Gas Prices Dragging you Down? Start a New Relationship with METRO

2016 media advisory

Release Date: June 18, 2018

Headed for a Breakup?

METRO Wants to Help

Dump the Pump

Do high gas prices have you ready to start a new relationship? METRO understands breaking up with your car is hard to do, so we're giving away METRO Money just in time for National Dump the Pump Day.  


Here are two ways to get in on the offer:

1. New Customer -  Register for a new METRO Q Fare card, load at least $5 and earn METRO money. 

2. Current Customer-  "Bring-a-Buddy" who registers for a new Q card with at least $5 and both the current and new customer will earn METRO Money.


METRO is making it easy to take advantage of the offer as the Discover Bus  hits the road. It will make four stops June 19- June 21, 2018, weather permitting (locations listed below).  The offer will also be available at the METRORide Store located at 1900 Main Street from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., June 19- 21, 2018. 


According to APTA’s JuneTransit Savings Report​, a two-person household can save, on average, $10,160 a year by downsizing to one car.

EDITORS NOTE: A METRO spokesperson will be available for interviews at Discover Bus locations on National Dump the Pump Day, Thursday, June 21 from 6 a.m. - 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  

Please contact Press Office to book 713-739-4040.


Pick up your new METRO Q Fare card and earn METRO Money at any of the following locations below.

Four locationsRidestore