Houston Marathon METRO Transit Service Change

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Release Date:
Jan. 16, 2014

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METRO Service Changes during Chevron Houston Marathon, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014

The following changes will affect patrons who use METRO transit services this Sunday due to the annual Chevron Houston Marathon event. For information about changes to this weekend's bus service please check our schedules on ridemetro.org or call 713-635-4000.


METRORail Map for Chevron Houston Marathon  

WHEN: Sunday, Jan.19, 2014

WHERE: Trains will run every 18 minutes which represents a slight delay in usual weekend service.

NO SERVICE 6 - 7:30 a.m. between the Preston Station northbound platform and UH-Downtown Station

NO SERVICE 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. between Main Street Square northbound and southbound platforms (McKinney to Lamar)

PLEASE NOTE: From Main Street Square platforms customers may walk one block, between McKinney and Lamar, to reach the north or southbound Main Street Square platform and continue their trip. There is no additional charge for this transfer.