The Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, TX (METRO), held a virtual public hearing on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 12 Noon to receive public comment on its proposed January 2021 changes to METRO service. The public hearing was held by telephone and video conference call on the Zoom virtual meeting platform.
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Based on the current guidance from public health officials recommending the limitation of in-person public meetings to slow the spread of the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, the public hearing was conducted virtually. The proposed service changes include: Route realignments to routes 56, 66, & 89; schedule changes to routes 4, 6, 8, 10, 14, 25, 26, 27, 28, 40, 45, 47, 50, 54, 56, 65, 66, 68, 73, 82, 86, 88, 89, 96, 99, 108, 137, 151, 402, 418, all Park & Ride corridors, and METRORail Red, Green, and Purple Lines; and the discontinuation of routes 412 & 413. METRO will continue to make temporary schedule adjustments in response to social distancing and workforce availability.
Copies of proposed route maps and timetables were made available beginning on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 for public review online, and in the lobby of the METRO RideStore, located in the Lee P. Brown METRO Administration Building, 1900 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002.
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Service Changes brochure (English / Spanish)
Service Changes brochure (Vietnamese / Chinese)
Book of Service Changes (English PDF)