Service Changes

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METRO’s Service Adjustments for August 2019

A series of route and schedule modifications will take place on Sunday, August 25, 2019. Detailed schedule information is available at RideMETRO.org or at the METRO RideStores.

Thank you for riding METRO, and please see the information below detailing how your specific bus route will be changing on August 25, 2019.

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3 Langley / Little York – 7 days/week – Extend the 3 Langley route to Antoine / Victory via Hirsch and Little York (taking over portions of the current 79 W. Little York).

20 Canal / Memorial – 7 days/week – Due to building construction downtown changed the westbound route to Congress – Smith – Prairie, and the eastbound route to Texas – Louisiana – Franklin (effective 3/18/19).

28 OST / Wayside – 7 days/week – Adjust schedules to improve arrival and departure times.

47 Hillcroft – 7 days/week – Adjust schedules to improve arrival and departure times.

49 Chimney Rock / S. Post Oak – 7 days/week – Adjust schedules to improve arrival and departure times.

54 Scott – 7 days/week – As part of Phase I BOOST Corridor implementation, extend all “red” or frequent trips from South Acres to the MLK Health Center (located on Scott south of Swingle).

79 Irvington – 7 days/week – Implement a new service along portions of Little York, Aldine Westfield, Parker, and Irvington (replacing the current 79 W. Little York south of Little York).

79 W. Little York – 7 days/week – Separate the route into 2 routes: the 3 Langley / Little York and the 79 Irvington.

87 Sunnyside – 7 days/week – Adjust schedules to improve arrival and departure times.

214 Northwest Station Park & Ride – weekdays – Shift trips to the 217 Cypress route to relieve overcrowding. Remove routes A and B while still serving all 214 stops downtown.

217 Cypress Park & Ride – weekdays – Added an 8:30 a.m. inbound trip to relieve overcrowding (effective 2/13/19). Add trips to relieve overcrowding.

221 Kingsland Park & Ride – weekdays – Adjust schedules to improve arrival and departure times. Shift trips to the 222 Grand Parkway to relieve overcrowding.

222 Grand Parkway Park & Ride – weekdays – Adjust schedules to improve arrival and departure times. Add trips to relieve overcrowding.

228 Addicks Park & Ride – weekdays – Adjust schedules to improve arrival and departure times.

Gulf Corridor Park & Ride routes 244 Monroe, 246 Bay Area, 247 Fuqua, 248 El Dorado, and 249 Gulf Corridor Midday / Evening – weekdays – Due to traffic congestion downtown, shifted outbound bus stops along Congress & Milam (effective 3/18/19).

298 Kingsland / Addicks / NWTC / TMC Park & Ride – weekdays – Adjust schedules to improve arrival and departure times.

Northeast Late Night Connector – 7 days/week – Implement late night connector service anchored at Kashmere Transit Center and serving zone for 3 Langley, 77 Homestead, and 78 Wayside north of Kashmere Transit Center between 8:00 p.m. and 12 midnight.

School Trippers – weekdays – Trips may be added in response to ridership.

Other Affected Routes by This Service Change:

27 - Shepherd
30 - Clinton / Ella
40 - Telephone / Heights
44 - Acres Homes
59 - Aldine Mail
64 - Lincoln City
96 - Veterans Memorial
99 - Ella - FM 1960
108 - Veterans Memorial Express
212 - Seton Lake P&R