The much anticipated Astros postseason opener on Friday afternoonwill bring some serviceadjustments for METRO routes near Minute Maid Park.Due to traffic congestion, stopsnormally located along Congress Avenue from La Branch to Main streets will notbe serviced. Instead METROis offering "Go Astros" shuttles which will pick up customers at twopoints along Congress Avenue and drop them off where normal service resumes.
GO ASTROS SHUTTLE PICKUP LOCATIONS
- PARK & RIDE 261, 262, 265
- TEMPORARY STOP Congress & Travis
- PARK & RIDE 244, 246, 247, 248
- TEMPORARY STOP Congress & Fannin
Seven Park & Ride routes will be impacted. METRO staffwill be in the area to redirect customers. Riders can expect these detoursthroughout the postseason for afternoon games on weekdays.
Fans headed to Minute Maid Park can catch a ride on METRORail forjust $1.25 each way.
TheMetropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) isthe region’s largest public transit provider, offering safe, reliable andaffordable transportation services about 370,000 times per day. Besidesoperating more than 1,200 buses on METRO’s network, METRORail'ssystem includes the Red Line (Main Street and Northline), Green Line (East End)and Purple Line (Southeast). METRO’s services also include: STAR Vanpool, METROLift, HOV/HOT lanes, Bike & Ride program, Park & Ride, androad improvement projects. Learn more about METRO services at ridemetro.org whereyou will also find useful tools like the RideMETRO app whereyou can plan your trip and even pay your fare from your phone.