Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Schedules

In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, METRO will operate on the following schedule:

SATURDAY, DEC. 23

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

SUNDAY, DEC. 24 (CHRISTMAS EVE)

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

SATURDAY, DEC. 30

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

SUNDAY, DEC. 31 (NEW YEAR’S EVE)

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

MONDAY, DEC. 25, 2017, & MONDAY, JAN. 1, 2018

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


Ridestore And Lost & Found Hours

CLOSED

  • Saturday, Dec. 23
  • Sunday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve)
  • Monday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day)
  • Saturday, Dec. 30
  • Sunday, Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve)
  • Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 (New Year’s Day)


Customer Care Center Hours

Call 713-635-4000 for fast, on-demand information around the clock with METRO’s automated phone system. For hearingimpaired callers and those wishing to speak to a Customer Care Specialist, please note our holiday hours:

  • Sunday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) OPEN (8 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
  • Monday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day) CLOSED
  • Tuesday, Dec. 26 OPEN (8 a.m. - 8 p.m.)
  • Sunday, Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve) OPEN (8 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
  • Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 (New Year’s Day) CLOSED
  • Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 OPEN (8 a.m. - 8 p.m.)

 

METROLift Holiday Hours

In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, METROLift Reservations and Customer Service offices will be closed Monday, December 25, 2017, and Monday, January 1, 2018. All subscription trips will be canceled.

Christmas Holiday 2017

To schedule trips for Saturday, December 23, through Tuesday, December 26, you must call the reservation line at 713-225-6716 on Friday, December 22, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

New Year’s Holiday 2018

To schedule trips for Saturday, December 30, through Tuesday, January 2, you must call the reservation line at 713-225-6716 on Friday, December 29, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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 offer 100% accessible service. Call METRO Customer Care at 713-635-4000 or 713-635-6993 (TDD). Route and schedule information is available on the Web 24/7 at RideMETRO.org.

 

Free Rides New Year's Eve

METRO wants you to have a safe and happy holiday. So we’re offering FREE rides on local bus, METRORail and METROLift services New Year’s Eve, during the hours of:

Dec. 31, 6 p.m. until Jan.1, 6 a.m.

New Year’s Day Service Monday, January 1, 2018

  • Normal fares apply
  • Buses run on a Sunday schedule
  • Trains run on a Saturday schedule
  • No Park & Ride service
  • Customer Care closed
  • RideStore closed

 

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 Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017 Sunday Sunday
New Year's Day Observed Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 Sunday Sunday
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 weekday weekday
Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2017 Sunday Sunday
Independence Day Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Sunday Saturday
Labor Day Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 Sunday Sunday
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 Sunday Sunday
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 Sunday Saturday
Christmas Day Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 Sunday Sunday
New Year's Eve Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017 Sunday Saturday
New Year's Day Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 Sunday Sunday