ADDITIONAL PARK & RIDE ADDED TO SERVE BLINK RIDERS

Three park & ride locations will offer spectators an easy way in and out of BLINK festivitiesBLINK spectators will have even more options for getting downtown Friday, Saturday and Sunday with the addition of a third park and ride location offering convenient Metro service to and from the heart of the festivities.Metro will offer a total of three park and ride locations to make getting to and from all the BLINK festivities easy. Supplemental Park & Ride service will operate from select parking lots from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. each evening, Friday through Sunday, during BLINK. Regular fare ($1.75) will be charged. Passengers will be able to recognize the special BLINK supplemental services on these routes by their illuminated destination signs reading “Riverfront Transit Center / CPS Parking,” “Riverfront Transit Center / Cincinnati State” and “Riverfront Transit Center / Cincinnati Museum Center.”Cincinnati Public Schools Main Office/Hamilton County Public Health lots*, served by:o  Rt. 46 – Avondale*New park & ride location added for service Oct. 11-13Cincinnati State Community & Technical College, served by:o  Rt. 20 Winton – Tri-CountyMuseum Center at Union Terminal ($4 parking fee), served by:o  Rt. 49  Fairmount – English WoodsPay your fare the EZ wayMetro buses do not give change. Leave the worry about finding exact change behind and pay your fare using the Cincy EZRide app, available for free on in the App Store and Google Play.REMINDER: Due to street closures related to BLINK, Government Square, Metro’s downtown bus hub, will be out of service from 6:30 p.m. to the end of service each day from Oct. 10-13. Government Square will reopen each day at 4 a.m. Riders who regularly board or exit their bus at Government Square or at stops downtown or in Over-the-Rhine will not be able to do so in the evening during BLINK from 6:30 p.m. to the close of service. All routes will detour to the Riverfront Transit Center, located below Second Street, between Walnut and Race. Real-Time InformationAs a result of the detours, riders should not rely on real-time information within the downtown area. Riders should expect possible delays and additional detours due to traffic congestion. Sign up for Cincy EZAlerts for the latest service information for your route.For more information, visit go-metro.com/blink.Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, providing about 14 million rides per year. #    #    #

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