2021 News Releases
Dec 20, 2021
In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, both of which fall this year on Saturday, all Metro buses and Access service will operate on the upcoming holiday weekends as follows.
Dec 11, 2021
If it shows up on your route, that trip's on us!
Dec 2, 2021
Two events are planned for Saturday, Dec. 4 and Saturday, Dec. 11.
Dec 2, 2021
In addition to spearheading this year’s launch of the agency’s long-range service improvement plan, Reinventing Metro, Mr. Shammout also developed the transit authority’s five-year, comprehensive strategic plan.
Nov 30, 2021
As part of our continued efforts to optimize bus service for riders across Hamilton County, Metro will implement service improvements on 22 fixed bus routes, effective Sunday, Dec. 5.
Nov 24, 2021
The virtual sessions will provide information and gather feedback on Metro's commitment to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and providing fair and equitable access to public transit.
Nov 22, 2021
Metro is pleased to announce we are celebrating this year’s holiday season with two fare-free weekends in support of local small businesses and to promote access to the COVID-19 vaccine, as family holiday gatherings draw near.
Nov 15, 2021
Metro CEO and General Manager Darryl Haley and other Cincinnati leaders will be guests at the White House Monday afternoon to witness as President Biden signs the largest federal investment in the history of public transit.
Nov 11, 2021
A job application could result in paid training, a competitive starting wage, and a signing bonus at Metro's upcoming career fair this Saturday, Nov. 13, in Queensgate.
Nov 8, 2021
Metro is continuing its tradition of honoring Veterans Day by making all rides free for veterans and active-duty military, including the National Guard and Reserves, on Metro's fixed bus routes and on Access paratransit on Thursday, Nov. 11.
Nov 5, 2021
This statement is intended to clearly share the facts regarding Metro's continued efforts to provide safe and reliable service to all CPS students who depend on its buses.
Nov 3, 2021
The federal funds will go toward a variety of improvements to Metro’s service and facilities.
Oct 27, 2021
Several Metro routes will be on detour due to street closures planned for the 2021 Flying Pig Marathon/Queen Bee Half Marathon weekend, starting Thursday, Oct. 28 and extending through Sunday, Oct. 31.
Oct 22, 2021
Thirty transit-related infrastructure projects in 22 communities throughout Hamilton County will receive funding from SORTA's Transit Infrastructure Fund.
Oct 19, 2021
Metro CEO and General Manager Darryl Haley has been awarded the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials' highest honor.
Oct 13, 2021
Virtual meeting scheduled for 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 21
Sep 16, 2021
Fountain Square event on Sept. 22 to feature live music, pizza, and vendors
Aug 31, 2021
Metro and Access service will operate on a Holiday/Sunday schedule on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6.
Aug 3, 2021
Public may submit feedback on frequency and route changes
Jul 28, 2021
The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority has engaged with Cincinnati Public Schools over the past month to evaluate the service that Metro provides to 7th – 12th grade students. The service is reviewed annually in partnership with CPS staff per our regular contract process.
Jul 20, 2021
Heroic response saved life of Access operator
Jul 19, 2021
Public may submit feedback on advertising plan
Jul 14, 2021
New feature available in Transit app with EZfare
Jul 8, 2021
As Interim CFO, Resor will oversee SORTA’s $121.5 million operating budget, capital program, grants administration, financial reporting, treasury management activities and investments.
Jul 7, 2021
All Metro rides will be free July 16-18, August 6-8
Jul 1, 2021
Metro bus and Access paratransit service will operate on a Sunday schedule on July 5.
Jun 25, 2021
Operator Michael Cassinelli inducted into National “Two Million Mile Club”
Jun 24, 2021
Metro Offering $1,000 New Operator Bonus Through June 30
Jun 15, 2021
Update: The career fair has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 29, from 3 to 7 p.m.
May 28, 2021
Reinventing Metro delivers increased frequency and expanded service hours on 10 routes
May 24, 2021
Reinventing Metro delivers increased frequency and expanded service hours, including 24/7 service on seven routes
May 17, 2021
Bicycle commuters ride free on Metro, TANK and BCRTA on Friday, May 21
May 12, 2021
Metro Offering $1,000 New Operator Bonus Through June 30
Apr 30, 2021
Sen. Brown leads roundtable discussion, visits SORTA Access facility
Apr 28, 2021
Weil will oversee the safety and security of Metro’s fixed-route and Access transit operations, its facilities, employees and customers.
Apr 22, 2021
“Going Green” is more than a motto at Metro
Apr 15, 2021
Advocates for investments in public transportation infrastructure
Apr 13, 2021
Transit app celebrates new EZfare milestone: riders have taken 500,000 EZfare trips with the Transit app
Apr 6, 2021
Free rides April 8-11, April 24-25, May 8-9 and May 22-23 to help improve access to vaccination sites
Apr 1, 2021
Portion of Issue 7 sales tax revenue to fund infrastructure projects within Metro service area
Mar 30, 2021
Anderson will take a primary role in bringing the Reinventing Metro plan to fruition.
Mar 29, 2021
Metro will roll out new fares on Sunday, April 4, as part of its Reinventing Metro plan.
Mar 22, 2021
Metro Offering $1,000 New Operator Bonus for a Limited Time
Mar 18, 2021
Metro joined transit agencies across the country in celebrating the incredible work of its nearly 600 Metro and Access operators.
Mar 16, 2021
Free rides to help improve access to vaccinations for all eligible
Mar 10, 2021
10 routes will see service improvements starting May 30
Mar 8, 2021
Applicants can participate in virtual career fair Saturday, March 13
Mar 4, 2021
Simpler fare structure will make riding the bus even easier.
Feb 24, 2021
Metro’s spring service changes will go into effect Sunday, March 7, 2021.
Feb 17, 2021
Kreg Keesee re-elected SORTA Chair; Robert Harris as Vice Chair
Feb 16, 2021
Butler County RTA in partnership with SORTA will resume 42X – West Chester Express service starting March 8
Feb 12, 2021
New buses with added amenities replace aging coaches in fleet
Feb 4, 2021
Transit systems across the state will highlight the importance of public transportation
Jan 13, 2021
Rosa Parks bus to participate in annual commemorative march https://mlkcoalition.org/about/