Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, METRO will operate on the following schedule:

Wednesday, November 21

Local bus routes will operate on a regular weekday schedule.

Park & Ride routes will operate additional trips from Downtown as follows:

  • Every 15 minutes
    • 209 Kuykendahl/Spring (starting 12:30 p.m. until 3 p.m.)
    • 219 West Little York/Northwest Station/Cypress (starting 12:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. - this route will serve the Cypress Park & Ride for this day only)
    • 229 Addicks/Kingsland/Grand Parkway (starting 12:30 p.m. until 3 p.m.
    • 249 Monroe/Fuqua/El Dorado/Bay Area (starting 12 p.m. until 3 p.m.)
    • 259 Eastex/Townsen/Kingwood (starting 12:30 p.m. until 3 p.m.)
    • 269 Westwood/West Bellfort (starting 12 p.m. until 3 p.m.)
  • Every 30 minutes
    • 236 Maxey Road/Baytown (starting 12 p.m. until 3 p.m.)

Park & Ride routes not listed above will operate regular p.m. service beginning at approximately 3:00 p.m. Please check your route’s schedule for the correct times.

METRORail service will operate a regular weekday schedule.

Thursday, November 22 (Thanksgiving Day)

  • Local bus routes will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • Park & Ride routes will not operate on this day.
  • METRORail service will operate on a Sunday schedule.

Friday, November 23

  • Local bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • Park & Ride routes will not operate on this day.
  • METRORail service will operate on a Saturday schedule.

Saturday, Nov. 24, and Sunday, Nov. 25

  • Local bus service will operate regular weekend schedules.
  • Park & Ride routes will not operate on these days.
  • METRORail service will operate regular weekend schedules..

RideStore and Lost & Found Hours

OPEN
Wednesday, November 21, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

CLOSED
Thursday, November 22 (Thanksgiving Day)
Friday, November 23
Saturday, November 24, and Sunday, November 25

Customer Care Center Hours

Call 713-635-4000 for fast, on-demand information around the clock with METRO’s automated phone system. For hearing-impaired callers and those wishing to speak to a Customer Service Representative, please note our holiday hours:
Wednesday, November 21: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday, November 22: CLOSED
Friday, November 23: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.

 

METROLift Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, METROLift’s Reservations and Customer Service offices will be closed Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23. As a result, all Thursday and Friday subscription trips are cancelled.

On Wednesday, November 21, customers should call Reservations at 713-225-6716 to schedule trips for the days listed:

  • Thursday, November 22
  • Friday, November 23
  • Saturday, November 24
  • Sunday, November 25
  • Monday, November 26

We are expanding our Reservations hours until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, to give customers additional time to schedule trips on the days listed above.

You may also schedule a trip from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. the day before you need to travel by using MACS at 713-739-4690 or MACS-WEB at RideMETRO.org.

All METRO buses and trains are 100% accessible, with routes across the region to serve you. Call 713-635-4000 or 713-635-6993 (TDD), or visit RideMETRO.org for route, bus stop and train information.

METROLift Information

All METRO buses and trains are accessible, with routes across the region to serve you. Call 713-635-4000 or 713-635-6993 (TDD), or try one of our Trip Planners. To schedule trips by using MACS at 713-225-6716 or MACS-WEB or MACS-WEB screen reader version.

You may also schedule a trip from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. the day before you need to travel by using MACS at 713-225-6716 or MACS-WEB.

For route or schedule information, call 713-635-4000, 713-635-6993 (TDD).

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NOTE: Below is a proposed holiday schedule that is subject to change.

Holiday Schedule
Holiday Date

Local Bus Schedule /
Service Type

Rail Schedule /
Service Type
New Year's Day Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 Sunday Sunday
New Year's Day Observed Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 Sunday Sunday
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 Weekday Weekday
Memorial Day Monday, May 28, 2018 Sunday Sunday
Independence Day Wednesday, July 4, 2018 Sunday Saturday
Labor Day Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 Sunday Sunday
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 Sunday Sunday
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 Sunday Saturday
Christmas Eve Monday, Dec. 24, 2018 TBA TBA
Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018 TBA TBA
New Year's Eve Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 TBA TBA
New Year's Day Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 TBA TBA