Service Changes & Detours

New schedules go into effect 1/24/21, affecting most routes. Watch for the updated schedules on the website, Facebook, posted on buses, and at the Elm St. Pulse, the week of 1/11/21.

December 14, 2020 Metro Lowers Passenger Cap & Temporarily Reduces Husky Line Monday-Friday Service - Click here for full details

In response to the recent surge in COVID cases, Metro will lower the Passenger Cap from 30 to 20 riders on local routes. Monday-Friday service for the Husky Line is being reduced 12/14/2020-1/22/2021, with no changes to the weekend schedule. The updated schedule is available here. 

Winter Weather Delays

None at this time.

As of August 30, 2020 the stop at Shaw's - Westbrook will be discontinued. Please board at stop on Main St. (Shaw's plaza side for Outbound to Westbrook; across Main St. by Rock Row/ Market Basket for Inbound to Downtown Portland).


No prolonged detours at this time.

Service Changes

Husky Line Monday-Friday service reduced 12/14/2020 through 1/22/2020. There are no changes to the weekend schedule. Click here for the current effective Husky Line Schedule.

Watch for upcoming schedule changes effective 1/24/2021.

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.