Service Changes

METRO is implementing a series of route and schedule modifications that will take place on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. These changes will include route and schedule modifications to minimize overcrowding and improve on-time performance.

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

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2 Bellaire – weekdays – Add a 3:55 a.m. eastbound trip to relieve overcrowding.

3 Langley – 7 days/week – Change route to operate via Rand – Lockwood – Kelley to provide service to additional destinations within the community.

25 Richmond – 7 days/week – Change route of the Westchase Branch to operate via Meadowglen – Hayes – Westheimer – Walnut Bend to provide requested service to HCC Alief-Hayes Campus.

33 Post Oak – 7 days/week – Adjusted running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable, and relieve congestion at the Bellaire Transit Center (effective June 2017).

40 Telephone / Heights – 7 days/week – Adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

41 Kirby / Polk – 7 days/week – Adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

56 Airline / Montrose – weekdays – Adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable, and add a 5:02 a.m. northbound trip to relieve overcrowding.

77 Homestead – 7 days/week – Adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable, and provide better connections with the

78 Wayside – 7 days/week – Adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable, and provide better connections with the 137 Northshore Express at the Fifth Ward / Denver Harbor Transit Center.

80 MLK / Lockwood – 7 days/week – Adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

84 Buffalo Speedway – 7 days/week – Adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

108 Veterans Memorial – weekdays – Adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

222 Grand Parkway Park & Ride – weekdays – Add trips to relieve overcrowding.

229 Addicks / Kingsland / Grand Parkway Park & Ride – weekdays – Change the route to serve Grand Parkway Park & Ride Lot during midday and late night hours.

248 El Dorado Park & Ride – weekdays – Create new service between Downtown and the new El Dorado Park & Ride Lot, located on El Dorado south of the Gulf Freeway.

249 Monroe / Fuqua / El Dorado / Bay Area Park & Ride – weekdays – Change the route to serve El Dorado Park & Ride Lot during midday and late night hours.

344 Acres Homes Community Connector – weekdays – Add additional bus trips between 5 a.m. and 4 p.m to relieve overcrowding.

402 Bellaire Quickline – weekdays – Adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable, and provide better connections with the 2 Bellaire.

Routes impacted by Service Change:

4 Beechnut
9 Gulfton / Holman
50 Broadway
82 Westheimer
97 Settegast

*Running Time: The time it takes a bus to travel between timepoints.