Release Date: Jan. 17, 2018
Alert #7: Limited Local METRO Bus Service to Resume Wednesday Afternoon
Limited Bus Service Starting at 2 p.m.
Several local METRO bus routes will resume service at 2 p.m. today. Due to improved road conditions, METRO can now safely operate the following routes. Initially, the routes will not run at normal frequency and may include detours; patience is appreciated.
8 West Bellfort
52 Hardy- Ley
67 Dairy Ashford
Additional local bus routes will be added into service as conditions continue to improve. All three METRORail lines are operating, but riders should expect delays.
At the City of Houston's request, overnight METROLift assisted in moving 270 people to temporary warming centers.
METROLift service is now available for essential trips only today.Due to uncertain road conditions, it is still possible METROLift will not be able to reach certain areas to pick up patrons. Expect some delays as drivers exercise extreme caution. Customersshould call713-225-6716to schedule trips. Requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
Park & Ride routes, METRO HOV/ HOT lanes and the METRO RideStores will reopen Thursday morning.
Riders are asked to monitor METROTwitterandFacebookpages for timely information regardingtransit service.METRO also offers real-time information through itsservice alerts system.
Please also note the following: