Metro Winter Service Change Starts Dec. 1

Look for new schedules for Rts. 4, 11, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 32, 33, 41, 46, 64, 75X, 78 and Metro*Plus. In addition to some minor time and route adjustments, more service is being added on overcrowded routes.

More service in Westwood and on Vine and Winton to Tri-County

CINCINNATI – Metro’s winter service changes will take effect Sunday, Dec. 1.

This service change includes short-term improvements in the go*Forward transit plan. All changes are being made within Metro’s 2013 operating budget. In addition to some minor time and route adjustments, more service is being added on overcrowded routes.

Minor adjustments/schedule changes have been made on the following routes, effective Dec. 1.

A description of more significant route alterations are indicated after route names. Route numbers below link to the new schedules:

Rt. 4                       Blue Ash - Kenwood - Ridge Road
Rt. 11                     Madison Road
Rt. 16                     Mt. Healthy: New downtown alignment; downtown stop change to Government Square Area G from current location at 6th and Vine
Rt. 17                     Seven Hills/Mt Healthy/Mt Airy/Northgate
Rt. 19                     Colerain-Northgate: Inbound route changes via Liberty
Rt. 20                     Winton-Tri-County: Increased service
Rt. 21                     Harrison Avenue: Service added on Sundays and holidays, and inbound and outbound trips at Government Square
Rt. 32                     Price Hill-Glenway Crossing/Price Hill-Delhi
Rt. 33                     Western Hills – Glenway
Rt. 41                     Glenway Crossing-Oakley Crosstown: Eastbound route changes via Montana and North Bend to serve the new Mercy Health - West Hospital
Rt. 46                     Avondale
Rt. 64                     Glenway Crossing-Westwood: Weekday service increased
Rt. 75X                   Anderson Express: One a.m. and one p.m. trip will be eliminated
Rt. 78                     Springdale-Vine/Lincoln Heights: Six round trips added to weekday service
Metro*Plus (Rt. 90)

New schedules are now available onwww.go-metro.com, and will soon be available by mail and in the Mercantile Building, 120 E. Fourth Street, across from Government Square, weekdays, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Metro representatives will be at Government Square on Wednesday, Nov. 27, from 7:30 to 9 a.m., distributing new schedules to riders and answering questions. For additional information, call Metro at 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 in Greater Cincinnati.

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