Service Changes

METRO Service Adjustments occurred on Feb. 12, 2017

METRO implemented a series of route and schedule modifications on Feb. 12, 2017. These changes included 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 routes may have changed.

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METRORail Green Line – 7 days/week in conjunction with the completion of the Hughes / East End Overpass construction, extend the route from Altic / Howard Hughes Station to Magnolia Park Transit Center.

6 Jensen / Greens – weekdays add a 4:45 p.m. northbound trip to relieve overcrowding. 7 days/week adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

7 West Airport – weekdays add a 7:05 a.m. eastbound trip to relieve overcrowding.

9 Gulfton / Holman – 7 days/week adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

11 Almeda / Lyons – weekdays adjust running time between Lyons / Jensen and Franklin / Fannin (between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.) to make the schedule more reliable.

14 Hiram Clarke – 7 days/week adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

20 Canal / Memorial – 7 days/week adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

26 Long Point / Cavalcade – 7 days/week adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

47 Hillcroft – weekdays Reschedule the 3:45 p.m. southbound trip to start at 2:45 p.m. 7 days/week adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

50 Broadway – 7 days/week in conjunction with the extension of the METRORail Green Line, change the route between Magnolia Park Transit Center and Eastwood Transit Center. The route will operate via Lockwood, Polk, and Wayside, replacing portions of the 76 Evergreen. There are no changes to the route east of Magnolia Park Transit Center. Adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

52 Hardy - Ley – weekdays add a 6:10 a.m. southbound trip to relieve overcrowding.

63 Fondren – 7 days/week adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

65 Bissonnet – weekdays add 6:47 a.m. eastbound and 2:37 p.m. westbound trips to relieve overcrowding, and adjust trip times.

68 Braeswood – 7 days/week adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

73 Bellfort – 7 days/week adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

76 Evergreen – 7 days/week in conjunction with the extension of the METRORail Green Line, the western end of the route will terminate at Magnolia Park Transit Center. Schedule times will be adjusted.

85 Antoine / Washington – 7 days/week adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

99 Ella - FM 1960 – weekdays add 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. northbound trips; add 9:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m. southbound trips, all to relieve overcrowding.

102 Bush IAH Express – 7 days/week adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

217 Cypress Park & Ride – weekdays add an 8:20 a.m. inbound trip to relieve overcrowding.

222 Grand Parkway Park & Ride – weekdays in conjunction with the opening of a new parking garage, add 5:50, 6:30, 6:40, and 6:55 a.m. inbound trips; 4:16, 4:51, and 4:25 p.m. outbound trips, and adjust trip times.

228 Addicks Park & Ride – weekdays the 6:45, 7:00, and 7:46 a.m. outbound and 4:01, 5:00, and 5:30 p.m. inbound trips will be adjusted to serve the Shell Woodcreek Facility.

246 Bay Area Park & Ride – weekdays adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

265 West Bellfort Park & Ride – weekdays add a 3:30 p.m. outbound trip to relieve overcrowding.

298 Addicks / NWTC / TMC Park & Ride – weekdays add 5:24 and 6:23 a.m. inbound trips to relieve overcrowding, and adjust trip times. Adjust running time between timepoints to make the schedule more reliable.

Impacted Routes by Service Change

NOTE: The following routes had minor changes and were not part of the official service change. However, they were affected due to the changes implemented by the service change. For example, a bus stop on one of the routes below may have been eliminated.

4 Beechnut

25 Richmond

28 OST – Wayside

38 Manchester – Lawndale

40 Telephone / Heights

41 Kirby / Polk

80 MLK / Lockwood