2018 News Releases
Jul 14, 2019
Rides on the Rt. 46 Metro bus will be $0.50 each way and $1 round trip all day long. The zoo is offering $1 general admission during the event.
Jul 9, 2019
Metro will host series of public information meetings about the project
Jul 7, 2019
Program connects bus riders to free books to read on board
Jul 4, 2019
Access, Metro’s paratransit service, is currently experiencing technical issues with their phone lines and scheduling system due to a power outage.
Jun 30, 2019
Metro buses will operate on a holiday schedule on Thursday, July 4, in observation of the Independence Day holiday.
Jun 26, 2019
Two operators were inducted into the National Safety Council’s prestigious “Two Million Mile Club” for driving two million miles each without an accident.
Jun 18, 2019
Meyer was awarded a CEO S.T.A.R. Award at the SORTA board meeting on June 18.
Jun 11, 2019
Metro is inviting the community to help our neighbors affected by the recent tornados in the Dayton and Celina area by “Stuffing the Bus” on June 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Government Square Area E, located on 5th Street between Main Street and Walnut Street.
May 21, 2019
Ride Metro to Taste of Cincinnati
May 21, 2019
Rt. 72 Kings Island Direct job connection service will resume for the season.
May 13, 2019
Bicycle commuters ride free on Metro, TANK, BCRTA & CTC on May 17.
Apr 30, 2019
Several Metro routes will be on detour due to street closures for the 2019 Flying Pig Marathon weekend on Thursday, May 2, Friday, May 3, Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5.
Apr 21, 2019
Metro will join systems across the country to encourage people to support transit.
Apr 16, 2019
Metro Operator Clausell Marshall was recognized Tuesday by the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) Board of Trustees for his commitment to serving Metro customers.
Apr 7, 2019
Metro Vice President of Safety & Security/Chief Safety Officer TJ Thorn has been named as an Associate Instructor for the Transportation Safety Institute (TSI), Transit Safety and Security Division.
Mar 26, 2019
On Thursday, March 28, Government Square will be closed from approximately 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Mar 21, 2019
Program offers half-price fares for elderly, those with disabilities
Mar 14, 2019
In honor of Transit Driver Appreciation Day, March 18, Metro is highlighting the incredible work its nearly 500 bus operators do every day.
Mar 7, 2019
Metro begins installing the first of 50 new benches at stops throughout its system.
Mar 6, 2019
SEVERAL METRO ROUTES ON DETOUR FOR 2019 HEART MINI, MARCH 10
Feb 28, 2019
Metro’s spring service changes will go into effect Sunday, March 3.
Feb 28, 2019
Metro’s FAStops pilot will go into effect beginning this Sunday, March 3.
Feb 14, 2019
Metro will run regular weekday service Monday, Feb. 18.
Feb 3, 2019
Transit systems across the state to highlight the impact of using public transportation
Jan 23, 2019

Signs to be posted beginning this week; customer feedback wanted
Jan 15, 2019
Metro will operate regular weekday service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 21.
Jan 14, 2019
Kreg Keesee re-elected SORTA Chair; Gwen Robinson as Vice Chair.
Jan 10, 2019
With snow in the forecast, check out these tips for riding in inclement weather.
Jan 3, 2019
Brandy Jones, APR, has been promoted to the role of Vice President of External Affairs at Metro.
Dec 18, 2018
Metro will operate holiday/ Sunday service in observance of Christmas, New Year's Day
Dec 17, 2018
Ferrell served since 2015; helped position SORTA for needed change
Dec 16, 2018
New buses to replace aging coaches in fleet; features enhanced amenities requested by customers
Dec 10, 2018
FAStops program will streamline bus stops, improve route efficiency
Nov 19, 2018
Metro’s winter service changes will go into effect Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018
Nov 18, 2018
New program to offer discounts to Metro riders at local attractions
Nov 15, 2018
Service will detour around Thanksgiving Day run & other events
Nov 14, 2018
Ditch the snow brush and the ice scraper and let Metro get you where you need to be this winter.
Nov 12, 2018
Expenses projected to be $3.8 million higher than revenues
Oct 23, 2018
New Bus Lane Is the First of Its Kind in the City of Cincinnati
Oct 18, 2018
Bus to bring family-friendly fun and holiday treats to Carl H. Lindner YMCA Oct. 27
Oct 18, 2018
New Bus Lane Is the First of Its Kind in the City of Cincinnati
Oct 15, 2018
Daniel Feldman, CPA, has joined Cincinnati Metro as director of accounting and financial planning and analysis. He is responsible for the management of Cincinnati Metro’s accounting and finance department.
Oct 11, 2018
Metro has received a national award in recognition of its innovative digital strategy. 
Oct 4, 2018
Michelle Jeng has joined Cincinnati Metro as the senior director of treasury.
Sep 19, 2018
Planning on enjoying Oktoberfest Zinzinnati this weekend? Let Metro do the driving!
Sep 18, 2018
Maria Smith received the CEO S.T.A.R. Award at the board's September meeting
Aug 28, 2018
Metro to operate on holiday schedule Sept. 3.
Aug 14, 2018
New hires to receive $500 hiring bonus
Jul 29, 2018
Changes affect Routes 15X, 16, 17, 19, 24, 27, 32, 38X, 52X, 72, 75X, 78, and 81X.
Jul 23, 2018
SORTA will not ask for a Hamilton County sales tax this year
Jul 17, 2018
At a special meeting on July 25 at 9 a.m., the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) will decide whether or not to request a Hamilton County sales tax on this November’s ballot and, if so, at what level.
Jul 9, 2018
Once again, Metro will partner with Learning Through Art, Inc. to provide reduced fare on its Rt. 46 Avondale bus to this year’s Macy's Kids, Cultures, Critters and Crafts Festival. The festival will take place Wednesday, July 18 from 10 a.m.
to 6 p.m. at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.
Jul 4, 2018
Shammout is is responsible for overseeing Metro’s planning department, infrastructure and transit center design and construction, as well long-term and strategic planning.
Jul 1, 2018
Metro buses will operate on a holiday schedule on Wednesday, July 4, in observation of the Independence Day holiday.
Jun 26, 2018
514 safety awards earned by employees in 2017
Jun 24, 2018
Operator Craig Whitehead was recently recognized by the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) board for his quick thinking in coming to the aid of a child along his route.
Jun 17, 2018
Take the pledge and receive a free day pass on the Cincy EZRide app
May 28, 2018
Changes implemented on Aug. 13 to improve productivity on four routes
May 23, 2018
Community leaders help celebrate grand opening today!
May 22, 2018
Government Square to remain open for Taste of Cincinnati
May 14, 2018
Transit system wins top honor for security practices with new Wi-Fi project
May 13, 2018
New Oakley Transit Center to provide improved connections to five routes
May 9, 2018
Bicycle commuters ride free on Bike to Work Day.
Apr 15, 2018
Nine informational meetings to be held throughout Hamilton County
Apr 4, 2018
Free Wi-Fi service aimed at enhancing customer experience and security.
Mar 26, 2018
Several routes on detour near parade staging areas.
Mar 15, 2018
Detours will begin at 4 a.m. through approximately 5 p.m. for Rts. 4, 6, 32, 33, 46, 11, 17, 19, 24, 43, 21, 27, 49 and 64.
Mar 14, 2018
In honor of Transit Driver Appreciation Day, observed on March 16, Metro is spotlighting the great work its nearly 500 bus operators do every day.
Mar 11, 2018
New meeting times aimed at increasing opportunities for public to attend
Mar 1, 2018
New hires to receive $500 hiring bonus
Feb 21, 2018
Metro’s spring service changes will go into effect Sunday, March 4, 2018.
Feb 18, 2018
Metro will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19.
Feb 11, 2018
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Government Square (Fifth Street between Main and Walnut). Free ride tickets and candy will be handed out to Metro riders. The event will end when supplies are gone.
Jan 23, 2018

Changes projected to reduce costs by nearly $430,000. Four public meetings to be held in February to receive comments.

Jan 16, 2018
Those looking for rewarding work with great benefits will have three opportunities this winter to learn more about starting a career with Metro.
Jan 15, 2018
Kreg Keesee elected SORTA Chair; Maurice Brown as Vice Chair
Jan 10, 2018
With inclement weather in the forecast later this week, Metro wants to remind residents that Metro’s buses are ready to get you safely to and from your destinations this winter.
Jan 7, 2018
Metro will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 15.