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METRO| METRO to Resume Regular Service Thursday Morning

METRO will resume operations of all transit services later this morning.  Local bus and Park & Ride will operate on a regular weekday schedule. METRORail Red Line will begin service at 7 a.m. and METRORail Green and Purple lines will begin regular service at 8 a.m.  All HOV/HOT lanes will resume normal hours of operations.

As service gradually resumes, some routes may not operate according to schedule.

METROLift customers can book trips as normal online through MACS-WEB or by calling 713-225-6716. 

METRO's RideStores will reopen and follow normal business hours Friday.

Riders are asked to monitor METRO Twitter and Facebook pages for timely information regarding transit service. METRO also offers real-time information through its service alerts system.

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) is the region’s largest public transit provider, offering safe, reliable and affordable transportation services about 370,000 times per day. Besides operating more than 1,200 buses on METRO’s network, METRORail's system 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, and road improvement projects. Learn more about METRO services at where you will also find useful tools like the RideMETRO app where you can plan your trip and even pay your fare from your phone.