2020 News Releases
Jul 29, 2020
Daily cleanings, specialized disinfectant that kills coronavirus and shields are among preventative measures to keep customers and employees safe
Jul 28, 2020
Daily cleanings, specialized disinfectant that kills coronavirus and shields are among preventative measures to keep customers and employees safe
Jul 16, 2020
Two operators achieve 25 years of accident-free driving;
Cedric The Entertainer delivers special video message
Jul 15, 2020
Daily cleanings, specialized disinfectant that kills coronavirus and shields are among preventative measures to keep customers and employees safe
Jul 13, 2020
Buses wrapped to thank employees by name for their commitment to service during COVID-19
Jul 12, 2020
Daily cleanings, specialized disinfectant that kills coronavirus and shields are among preventative measures to keep customers and employees safe
Jul 6, 2020
Requirement follows state order and passage of city mask ordinance; Metro to distribute masks to customers on Government Square on July 9
Jul 6, 2020
New Benches and Shelters to Benefit Cincinnati Metro Riders and Offer New Advertising Options for Local Businesses
Jul 5, 2020
After 42 years of service and roughly 13 different positions, Cincinnati Metro is saying farewell to Carlos Rowland, who retired from the transit agency this month.
Jul 3, 2020
Daily cleanings, specialized disinfectant that kills coronavirus and shields are among preventative measures to keep customers and employees safe
Jun 30, 2020
Daily cleanings, specialized disinfectant that kills coronavirus and shields are among preventative measures to keep customers and employees safe
Jun 29, 2020
Metro bus and Access paratransit service will operate on a Saturday schedule on Friday, July 3 in observance of the Independence Day Holiday.
Jun 23, 2020
Daily cleanings, specialized disinfectant that kills coronavirus and shields are among preventative measures to keep customers and employees safe
Jun 22, 2020
Daily cleanings, specialized disinfectant that kills coronavirus and shields are among preventative measures to keep customers and employees safe
Jun 22, 2020
A statement from the SORTA Board Chairman Kreg Keesee
Jun 16, 2020
Program to enable students, citizens to do online school work, take Census and more
Jun 15, 2020
Transit system to continue COVID-19 preventative measures for customer and employee safety
Jun 15, 2020
Today the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) board voted unanimously to observe Juneteenth on Friday, June 19 as a paid holiday for Metro and Access employees.
Jun 15, 2020
Hero pay is extended as thanks for the dedication and service provided by our essential frontline employees during COVID-19
Jun 14, 2020
Have a mask on us (and wear it on the bus!)
Jun 9, 2020
Transit system to continue COVID-19 preventative measures for customer and operator safety.
Jun 4, 2020
A statement from Kreg Keesee, Chair, and Darryl Haley, CEO.
Jun 2, 2020
Metro will suspend service at 11 p.m. each night through the weekend in accordance with the city curfew.
Jun 1, 2020
Metro will suspend service at 8 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, June 2 in accordance with the citywide curfew.
May 31, 2020
Statement from METRO.
May 30, 2020
CINCINNATI – Metro will suspend service at 9 p.m. tonight, Sunday, May 31 and Monday, June 1 in accordance with the citywide curfew.

Please check Metro’s website for schedule times as no trips beginning after 9 p.m. will operate.

For complete bus and scheduling information visit go-metro.com or call Metro at 513-621-4455 weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Download the FREE Transit app to easily pay your fare, plan your trip and track your bus right from your smartphone.

Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, providing about 15 million rides per year.                                                                 

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May 20, 2020
Metro and Access service will operate on a Holiday/Sunday schedule on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.
May 13, 2020
Passage of Issue 7 paves way for transit, infrastructure improvements
May 5, 2020
Transit system to add trips & expand hours on in-demand routes as State gradually reopens
Apr 21, 2020
Every day is Earth Day at Metro.
Apr 15, 2020
Coalition of agencies join in solidarity to honor transportation employees #HeroesMovingHeroes
Apr 9, 2020
Community encouraged to use transit for essential trips only
Apr 8, 2020
The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) board will hold a special meeting by conference call on Friday, April 10 at 10 a.m. to discuss and vote on the City of Cincinnati’s request to resume fare collection out of concern for public safety.
Mar 24, 2020
Effective Sunday, March 29, Metro will temporarily suspend all fare collection and implement a modified service schedule to continue providing essential service to the community as safely as possible, while balancing service level needs.
Mar 23, 2020
The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) Board of Trustees will hold a special board update meeting on Wednesday, March 25 at 10 a.m. regarding the impact of COVID-19 on Metro’s service.
Mar 2, 2020
Metro’s Communications Department was recognized last week at by the American Public Transit Association during its annual AdWheel Awards, honoring successful marketing campaigns implemented by transit systems across North America.
Mar 1, 2020
Metro is again inviting artists who live or work in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Northside to create art that will be incorporated onto pylons at Metro’s Northside Transit Center.
Feb 23, 2020
Metro’s spring service changes will go into effect Sunday, March 1, 2020.
Feb 4, 2020
To encourage new riders to try the bus, Metro will distribute free one-ride tickets via the Transit app.
Feb 2, 2020
Residents have until Feb. 28, 2020 to submit artwork that will be installed at the transit center for the whole community to enjoy.
Feb 2, 2020
Metro has named John Ravasio as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Michelle Jeng as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective Jan. 27, 2020.
Jan 21, 2020
Kreg Keesee and Gwen Robinson re-elected as SORTA Chair and Vice Chair
Jan 13, 2020
Metro buses will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 20, and Presidents' Day, Feb. 17.