Paying the $1.25 fare with your METRO Q® Fare Card, METRO Day Pass, or METRO Money, earns you free transfers in any direction for up to three hours. METRO's local bus service runs mostly along city streets, making stops at every other corner along the designated route. Routes are color-coded based on service frequency during the midday and weekends. Orange indicates weekday peak periods only, during rush-hour.
METRO offers a fifty percent discount on all bus and light-rail service for students, seniors, Medicare cardholders and the disabled. Children ages five and under ride free. Free local bus and rail rides are offered to qualified veterans and to those serving jury duty. Riders on jury duty need to show their jury summons to the driver or fare inspector.
The red network: These red routes are frequent routes with buses scheduled every 15 minute or less on 22 major routes, at least 15 hours a day – seven days a week.
The blue network: These blue routes operate similarly to the red routes with buses scheduled every 16 to 30 minutes, 18 or more hours a day – seven days a week.
The green network: These green routes offer buses every 31 to 60 minutes, at least 14 hours a day, seven days a week. This is designed to offer broad coverage in areas where there's light ridership.
Find bus schedules here. You can print a map of the entire system here. Explore our system with our interactive service map. This is where you can check out bus routes, rail lines, HOV/HOT lanes, transit centers and bus or rail stops. Click on only the route you want and zoom in for exact bus stops.