METRO will resume limited service this morning for local bus, METRORail, METRORapid, and METROLift. Transit services will operate as early as 8 a.m. today on the Authority's busiest core routes. METRO safety teams will also begin assessing HOV/HOT lanes at daylight to determine which corridors will be safe to open. Service for METRO Park & Ride will not resume today.
The following services will be restored throughout the day:
- Local Bus (some southeast routes may be abbreviated due to weather)
- METRORail service will resume on the Red Line by late morning. Green and Purple lines will resume service after safety checks have been completed.
- METRORapid Silver Line
- HOV/HOT lanes (This includes managed lanes on the following corridors: IH-45 S, IH-45 N, US-59 N, US-59 S & US 290. Lanes will open after safety checks have been completed.)
- METROLift service will be available beginning at 8 a.m. Due to uncertain road conditions, it is still possible METROLift may not be able to reach certain areas to pick up patrons. Expect some delays as drivers exercise extreme caution. Customers should call 713-225-6716 to schedule trips. Requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
Due to isolated areas of wind damage caused by Hurricane Nicholas, customers should expect some detours and delays on several METRO routes and build in extra time for travel. Patience is appreciated.
METRO Customer Service will be available beginning at 8 a.m. Customers with questions or those experiencing service issues should call 713-635-4000 for assistance.
METRO will notify customers as individual routes resume service. Riders are asked to monitor METRO's Twitter and Facebook pages for timely information regarding transit service. METRO also offers real-time information and updates through its service alerts system.
METRO's TRIP App and Next Bus Arrival Texting service may not reflect accurate departure and arrival information during this time.
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