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Celebrating One Year on the New Bus Network
METRO celebrated today the one-year anniversary of its New Bus Network, a massive overhaul of its local bus system which created grid-like routes with service every 15 minutes on popular routes. At a news conference in its lobby at 1900 Main St., officials Read More...
METRO to Tweak New Bus Network
You spoke, we listened. Last August, we launched a major overhaul of our local bus network. After receiving feedback from both bus operators and customers, we’re making some enhancements. Those tweaks will occur during our usual service change in Read More...
What Customers Think of the New Bus Network
The New Bus Network has been operating for about two months now. It was a huge overhaul of our local routes, creating straighter, simpler routes in a grid-like pattern, designed to bring buses every 15 minutes or less, seven days a week on frequently Read More...
"Great Day Houston" with the Bus Lady
A lifelong Houstonian, she never fills a tank of gas, never pays for parking and can relax and text while a driver takes her around. She is Janis Scott, known as the "Bus Lady," and she has volunteered as a METRO Ambassador. She created flyers Read More...
Your Route: More Convenient, Faster
The New Bus Network is bringing you more service and better service. On the frequent red network, you can expect to see buses scheduled to arrive every 15 minutes on more than 20 popular routes - seven days a week. We are increasing service, giving you Read More...
Side-by-Side Comparison
The New Bus Network is designed to make our service better and more convenient for you. Before it debuts on Aug. 16, you can get a preview of exactly how your new route will be changed. Simply go to the Dual Trip Planner . Type in your starting and ending Read More...
Your Route with Technology
Your route just got easier. When the New Bus Network rolls out on Aug. 16, you'll be able to find out when the next two buses on your route will arrive - in real time. Simply text the bus stop ID number to a short code, and you'll receive a text Read More...
Your Route: Minor Changes to Numbers and Names
The New Bus Network has overhauled all our local routes to give you more service. But this extreme makeover was done in a way to make the transition easy for you. We made only minor changes to the route numbers and names. So some of you will go to same Read More...
A Smile, a Card and New Info
If you're riding METRO, you may have seen folks in navy or red polo shirts and navy METRO hats or visors, walking up to you with a smile and handing you an index-sized card. Meet our new "street team," representatives whose mission is to Read More...
Your Help Keeps Us Safer
The New Bus Network is your network. And that means to keep it safe for all our customers, we need your eyes and ears. If you see something, say something. METRO’s coverage spans some 1,300 square miles. When residents and business owners work with Read More...
MPD Checks for Safety
The METRO Police Department is touring the hundreds of bus shelters across the region, going down a detailed checklist to ensure the shelters meet our safety standards. METRO’s New Bus Network , a massive redesign of our local bus routes, starts Read More...
Your safety
METRO’s New Bus Network wants to transport you around town safely. That means we are busy training our bus drivers to learn the new routes. We are videotaping every route so our drivers can easily refresh their memories on the new routes. Buses Read More...
More Frequent Buses to Your Home Base
On METRO's New Bus Network , we're hoping there will be less impatient foot-tapping, wondering when the next bus is coming. We are bringing more frequent buses to your home base. If you are on the frequent, red network, buses are scheduled to Read More...
A Network to More Activity Centers
In our current system, many routes require you to first come downtown as a hub, and then transfer out again to the activity center you want to go to. But on the New Bus Network , we've built in routes that will go directly from your home base to a Read More...
Your Home Base
METRO's New Bus Network offers you a home base from which you can more quickly and easily get to your final destination. We've reconfigured our local routes to give you a more reliable and dependable network - a travel choice you can depend on. Read More...
Better Connections Between Rail and Bus
METRO's New Bus Network has been created to give you seamless connections between bus and rail. We opened two new light-rail lines on May 23 - the Green Line (East End) and the Purple Line (Southeast). Trains run every six minutes on weekdays, and Read More...
Fewer branches, straighter routes
If you are one of our regular riders, you may be on a route that takes you all the way downtown first, and then out again to your final destination. METRO's New Bus Network is coming and, with it, more direct routes that get you to places faster. Read More...
Improved Connectivity
If you haven't had a chance to try out our Dual Trip Planner , give it a shot. Enter your current route, and then view a side-by-side comparison to your New Bus Network route. You'll find improved connectivity. The New Bus Network is designed Read More...
Better Connections
METRO's New Bus Network offers you better connections. We've redesigned our local bus network to give you routes that work together, improving connections to more destinations in our region. This five-year plan will connect one million people Read More...
Better System Means Better Schedules
METRO's New Bus Network is creating better schedules to get you to your destination more efficiently. We want your bus trip to be easy, safe and reliable. That's a challenge for a service that stretches over a 1,300-square mile service area. Add Read More...
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