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METRO Continues to Add Service to Meet Demand

Service on METRO’s 402 Bellaire Quickline route is slated to resume on a limited schedule next week. Buses will operate during weekday hours approximately every 30 minutes. This route offers an express connection from west Houston to the Texas Medical Center.

Safety precautions and sanitation efforts to help protect the traveling public and operators against the spread of COVID-19 are ongoing. Seating capacity on all METRO vehicles remains reduced to encourage social distancing and passengers are encouraged to wear face coverings while riding.

METRO continues to encourage riders to use public transit for only essential trips.

Schedules for the week of June 7 are below.

Park & Ride – Downtown Destinations

Service will operate from 5 – 9 a.m. for inbound trips and from 3 – 7 p.m. for outbound trips.
Buses are scheduled to pick up passengers approximately every 15 minutes, with the exception of 236 Maxey/ Baytown which will run every 30 minutes.
There will be no midday or late night service.
Customers should allow extra time for travel as the buses may make more stops than usual.
Park & Ride – TMC Destinations

Routes serving the Texas Medical Center will operate on a regular weekday schedule.
291 Conroe Park & Ride will only run 6:30 a.m. inbound and 4:30 p.m. outbound trips.
Local Bus

Local bus routes will continue to run on a modified Saturday Schedule seven days a week.
Route designations can be found on bus stop signs and on this METRO local bus route color chart.
Extra buses have been added on routes with high demand to allow riders to spread out on vehicles.
402 Bellaire Quickline will resume service every 30 minutes during weekday hours.

Red Line: operating every six minutes on weekdays, and every 12 minutes on weekends.
Purple & Green Lines: operating every 18 minutes.

Seating capacity on METROLift vehicles is reduced by 50 percent to encourage social distancing which may lead to delays.
Please call METROLift Customer Service at 713-225-0119 if you have questions or need assistance.

Service on all METRO operated HOV/ HOT lanes is operating during regular hours.
During non-peak hours, single-occupant vehicles can access the HOV / HOT lanes for a toll.