Service Changes & Detours

As of August 30, 2020 the stop at Shaw's - Westbrook will be discontinued. Please board at stop on Main St.

No Service on Labor Day, 9/7/2020.

METRO Resumes Full Service on August 30, 2020.

Additional Route Changes - 
 Increased frequency and span of service on several routes.

Check Updated Schedule for Service Changes:  Effective July 5, 2020

Greater Portland METRO has implemented enhanced service changes effective July 5, 2020. These schedule updates, part of a phased-in process to restore regular service, will increase frequency and expand the span of service on several routes. All schedules are available on this web site.


Due to construction, a portion of Preble Street is closed. Metro Route 8 riders should board/disembark at either lower Preble St. by the AAA building or on Congress St. Husky Line and Route 7 riders should board/disembark at the Elm St. Pulse. Preble St. stops affected are:  423 (Preble & Marginal Way), 426 (Preble & Lancaster), 427 (Preble & Portland St.), 424 (Preble & Cumberland Ave.).

The closure of Blueberry Lane/OceanView in Falmouth to anyone but residents, caregivers, and approved vendors is still in effect. Metro Route 7 buses are traveling outbound on Bucknam Rd., straight on Falmouth Rd., left on Lunt Rd., and left on Middle Rd. to resume regular route.

Winter Weather Delays

None at this time.

Service Changes

New schedules effective August 30, 2020 are now available on our web site.

Effective Sunday, September 1, 2019, METRO stop ID #399 (Oxford & Alder St.) will be permanently relocated to Oxford and Preble St. - in front of 1000 Oxford St. The stop will be posted. This change affects Routes 2, 4, and 5 outbound only.


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Receive Service Updates

We make every effort to notify riders of service changes; however, It's not possible to include all current detours related to weather or construction. The best ways to receive current service updates include:

  • Sign up on for alerts.
  • Sign up at Southern Maine Transit Tracker (SMTT) for text alerts including major detours and other significant updates regarding service. 
  • Use a smart phone app (free download from to track a bus or text 41411 with the  wording "SMTT bus stop i.d. number (found on the bus stop sign) for updated arrival time. 
  • Contact Customer Service at 207-774-0351.
    Customer Service is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.