Oct 13, 2021

METRO TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING TO UPDATE RIDERS ON DECEMBER SERVICE CHANGES

Virtual meeting scheduled for 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 21
CINCINNATI – Metro will hold a virtual public meeting on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 5-7 p.m., to inform and receive comments from the community regarding upcoming service changes to multiple routes.

The planned changes will impact 23 Metro routes and will go into effect on Dec.5, 2021.

Below is the list of routes that will experience service changes in December, including improved frequency, enhanced access to Park & Rides and running-time adjustments, along with other updates:

Local routes: Rts. 4, 11, 12, 20, 24, 33, 37, 41, 43, 50, 64 and 77
Express routes: Rts. 3X, 14X, 23X, 29X, 30X, 42X, 52X, 71X, 74X, 75X and 82X

Additionally, among the changes is the discontinuation of the Rt. 14X Forest Park Express. The current Rt. 14X service will be merged into Rt. 20 (Winton Road), including peak direct service into the Greenhills and Forest Park Park & Rides.

Out of concern for health and safety, the public meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. The virtual presentation will also be streamed on Metro’s Facebook page starting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21.

HOW TO COMMENT

Official comment may be submitted in the following ways:
•Online: Complete the survey regarding the planned service changes
•Email: Routecomments@go-metro.com
•Fax: 513-632-9202
•Mail: SORTA Public Meeting Comments, 525 Vine St, Suite 500, Cincinnati, OH 45202

All comments received by Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. will become part of the official public record and will be considered by the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority.

Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, providing about 13.5 million rides per year.
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