METRO services resume with limited routes Thursday

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High water and traffic hazards such as debris and stalled cars continue to make driving conditions dangerous (KTRK)

Limited METRO local bus routes will resume Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. Limited METRORail service on the Red Line from Fannin South Station to Downtown Transit Center is also available. Bus shuttles will provide transportation along the line from Downtown Transit Center to Northline Transit Center. Red Line service will be running every 15 minutes. Limited METROLift service will also be provided.

Park & Ride will not resume until Tuesday, Sep. 5, and HOV/ HOT lanes and METRORail Green and Purple Line services will remain suspended until further notice.

The following local bus routes will begin service on Thursday morning running every 30 minutes. METRO is bringing on these major ridership routes first which represent about 50-percent of the Authority's ridership.

2 Bellaire
8 West Bellfort
20 Canal/ Memorial
26 Long Point/ Cavalcade
28 OST- Wayside
40 Heights/ Telephone
50 Broadway
52 Hardy- Ley

54 Scott
56 Airline/ Montrose
63 Fondren
65 Bissonnet
80 MLK/ Lockwood
82 Westheimer
85 Antoine/ Washington
102 Bush IAH

700 Red Line Shuttle Bus

METROLift service is available for customers in need of medically necessary transportation only. The service is limited to patrons who need trips to receive dialysis and other life sustaining medical care. Due to uncertain road conditions, it is still possible METROLift will not be able to reach certain areas to pick up patrons. Requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

Scheduling METROLift:
METROLift trips should be scheduled one day in advance in the normal manner: Online or by calling 713-225-6716.

Customer Note :
- Road conditions remain uncertain in some areas. Customers should be advised detours and delays are highly likely, patience is appreciated.
- METRO's T.R.I.P. app may not be an accurate source of "next bus" arrival during times of schedule fluctuation.
- Riders 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.

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