Alert 3: METRO’s Service Plan for Wednesday

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Release Date:
January 28, 2014 

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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, METRO is currently expanding its 13-mile Red Line with two new lines under construction. METRO’s services also include: Star Vanpool, METROLift, HOV lanes, HOT lanes, Bikes-on-Buses/Trains 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 the new digital, interactive rider tool METRO 360 [take a seat].



Alert 3: METRO’s Service Plan for Wednesday

With the winter storm moving out of the Houston area, METRO plans to run normal service tomorrow, Wednesday, January 29, 2014:

  • METRO HOV/HOT lanes (US 290, 45 North, 45 South, 59 North
    and 59 South) will open (Lanes will be assessed prior to opening to ensure conditions are safe)
  • Park & Ride and local bus service will run regular schedules
  • Star Vanpool drivers electing to travel are encouraged to check forecast before heading out
  • METRORail will operate its regular service
  • METROLift will also operate regular service with some delays, especially during the morning hours

The METRO T.R.I.P. app and trip planner will be available. We appreciate our customers and their patience as we managed service during the storm. Customers needing assistance with route and schedule information can also call customer service at 713-635-4000 or visit