Metro's Summer Service Changes Start on June 2
Metro’s regular summer service changes will go into effect on June 2. This will include minor running time adjustments on Rts. 12X, 16, 17, 43, 71X, 72, 75X to better serve our customers.
Reduced fare, more service all summer for Rt. 72 Kings Island jobs service
CINCINNATI – Metro’s regular summer service changes will go into effect on June 2. This will include minor running time adjustments on some routes to better serve our customers.
New schedules will be in effect for the following routes:
- Rt. 12X Madisonville Express
- Rt. 16 Mt. Healthy
- Rt. 17 Seven Hills/Mt Healthy/Mt Airy/Northgate
- Rt. 43 Bond Hill
- Rt. 43 Reading Road
- Rt. 43 Winton Hills
- Rt. 71X Kings Island Express/Job Connection
- Rt. 72 Kings Island Direct
- Rt. 75X Anderson Express
Reduced fare, more service to jobs at Kings Island
The Rt. 72 Kings Island Direct has been added to provide additional seasonal service and access to jobs at Kings Island.
The fare on Rt. 72 Kings Island Direct only will be reduced to $2.25 each way through Oct. 27, 2013, thanks to federal Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC) grant funding awarded through the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments.
New bus schedules are now available on www.go-metro.com. Printed schedules will soon be available in the Mercantile Building, 120 E. Fourth Street, across from the Government Square transit hub, on weekdays, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Metro representatives will be at the Government Square downtown transit center on Thursday, May 30, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., distributing new schedules to riders and answering questions. For additional information, call Metro at 513-621-4455, weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, providing about 17 million rides per year.
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