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Take Metro Out to the Ballgame on Reds Opening Day

Mar 28, 2014 - News Releases 2012

Several Metro routes will detour downtown

CINCINNATI – Traffic is guaranteed on Opening Day, Monday, March 31, but Metro provides a convenient alternative to fighting the crowds.

Most Metro routes serve downtown. Metro’s newest service, Metro*Plus, provides access to The Banks, with a bus stop only blocks away from Great American Ball Park. Metro*Plus has frequent service with buses running every 15 minutes weekdays 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. and every 30 minutes weekdays 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Several Metro routes will detour downtown for the annual Findlay Market Opening Day parade. For complete detour and service information, visit or call Metro at 513-621-4455, weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Detours are also posted via Twitter at

Metro in Findlay Market Opening Day Parade

Metro’s brand new “baby bus,” Hydi the Hybrid, will be in the parade in Red’s-themed decor. Parade attendees will also see a Reds-themed Metro trolley in the parade. Parade details can be found at

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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