Metro Downtown Service on Detour July 14

Government Square closed, boarding locations changed.

CINCINNATI – Metro bus boarding areas A, B, C on Government Square, as well as the peripheral boarding areas D, E, F, G and H on Walnut, Fifth and Main will be closed on Tuesday, July 14 between 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for the All-Star Red Carpet Parade. Riders will still be able to access Metro’s ticket vending machine and information booth.

New boarding areas by route:

  • Route          Current boarding area       NEW boarding area
  • Rt. 1 East         Area F                            7th St. at Main St.
  • Rt. 1 West        4th St. & Walnut            6th St. past Main St.
  • Rt. 6                 Area G                           Mid-block on 7th St at Bowen
  • Rt. 11               Area A                           7th St. at Main St.
  • Rt. 17               Area B                           Mid-block on 7th St. at Bowen
  • Rt. 19               Area B                           Mid-block on 7th St. at Bowen
  • Rt. 20               Area B                           6th St. at Vine St.
  • Rt. 21               Area D                           6th St. at Vine St.
  • Rt. 24               Area B                           mid-block 7th St. at Bowen
  • Rt. 27               Area F                           7th St. at Main St.
  • Rt. 28               6th St. & Race               7th St. at Main St.
  • Rt. 32               Area G                          Mid-block 7th St. at Bowen
  • Rt. 33               Area A                          Mid-block 7th St. at Bowen
  • Rt. 43               Area C                          Mid-block 7th St. at Bowen
  • Rt. 46               Area C                          Mid-block 7th St. at Bowen
  • Rt. 49               Area F                          7th St. at Main St.
  • Rt. 72               Area B                         7th St. at Main St.                  
  • Rt. 78               Vine at 6th St.              Vine at 8th St.
  • Metro*Plus       Area D                         7th St. at Main

 The Rt. 85 will also be on a revised route during the parade.

Located on Fifth Street between Walnut and Main, Government Square is Metro's downtown transit hub that serves more than 15,000 people each workday. For complete bus detour information, call Metro at 621-4455, weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. or visit 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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