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METRO | Play-by-Play on METRO Route Changes for Astros Playoff Games

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.


  • 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 VanpoolMETROLiftHOV/HOT lanesBike & Ride program, Park & Ride, androad improvement projects. Learn more about METRO services at whereyou will also find useful tools like the  RideMETRO app whereyou can plan your trip and even pay your fare from your phone. 

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