Metro Winter Service Change Starts Dec. 1

Look for new schedules for Rts. 4, 11, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 32, 33, 41, 46, 64, 75X, 78 and Metro*Plus. In addition to some minor time and route adjustments, more service is being added on overcrowded routes.More service in Westwood and on Vine and Winton to Tri-County CINCINNATI – Metro’s winter service changes will take effect Sunday, Dec. 1. This service change includes short-term improvements in the go*Forward transit plan. All changes are being made within Metro’s 2013 operating budget. In addition to some minor time and route adjustments, more service is being added on overcrowded routes. Minor adjustments/schedule changes have been made on the following routes, effective Dec. 1. A description of more significant route alterations are indicated after route names. Route numbers below link to the new schedules: Rt. 4 Blue Ash – Kenwood – Ridge RoadRt. 11 Madison RoadRt. 16 Mt. Healthy: New downtown alignment; downtown stop change to Government Square Area G from current location at 6th and VineRt. 17 Seven Hills/Mt Healthy/Mt Airy/NorthgateRt. 19 Colerain-Northgate: Inbound route changes via LibertyRt. 20 Winton-Tri-County: Increased serviceRt. 21 Harrison Avenue: Service added on Sundays and holidays, and inbound and outbound trips at Government SquareRt. 32 Price Hill-Glenway Crossing/Price Hill-DelhiRt. 33 Western Hills – GlenwayRt. 41 Glenway Crossing-Oakley Crosstown: Eastbound route changes via Montana and North Bend to serve the new Mercy Health – West HospitalRt. 46 AvondaleRt. 64 Glenway Crossing-Westwood: Weekday service increasedRt. 75X Anderson Express: One a.m. and one p.m. trip will be eliminatedRt. 78 Springdale-Vine/Lincoln Heights: Six round trips added to weekday serviceMetro*Plus (Rt. 90) New schedules are now available, and will soon be available by mail and in the Mercantile Building, 120 E. Fourth Street, across from Government Square, weekdays, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Metro representatives will be at Government Square on Wednesday, Nov. 27, from 7:30 to 9 a.m., distributing new schedules to riders and answering questions. For additional information, call Metro at 621-4455, weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, providing about 17 million rides per year in Greater Cincinnati. # # #

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