Metro Ridership Up 8% on Rt. 71X KI Express

Metro provided 8% more rides on the Rt. 71 Kings Island Express last month compared to last March, despite lingering winter weather. 

More commuters using Kings Island park & ride and express service

CINCINNATIMore commuters trades their keys for express bus rides from Kings Island to downtown this March.

Metro provided 8% more rides on the Rt. 71 Kings Island Express last month compared to last March, despite lingering winter weather. In March 2014, the Rt. 71X provided almost 7,151 rides.

The Kings Island park and ride is located at the south end of the park, just north of Western Row Rd. Parking is free and the fare is $4.25 one-way, directly to or from downtown Cincinnati. A 30-day rolling pass for this route is $170.

For more information on the Rt. 71X Kings Island Express, or any other routes, call Metro at 513-621-4455 weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Or get schedules and route information at www.go-metro.com.

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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