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Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County
News Release
Wednesday, January 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.  


2 Bellaire

8 West Bellfort

25 Richmond 

52 Hardy- Ley

54 Scott

63 Fondren

65 Bissonnet

67 Dairy Ashford

82 Westheimer


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. Customers should call 713-225-6716 to 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 METRO Twitter and Facebook pages for timely information regarding transit service.  METRO also offers real-time information through its service alerts system

 Please also note the following:

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