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Posted on: June 2, 2021

What's New at Greater Portland METRO?

News and Updates:

June 2021

(Revised 6.2.21)

  • New Creative Bus Shelter at Portland Transportation Center (PTC)
    Community Leaders and elected officials, including METRO Executive Director Greg Jordan and Portland Mayor Kate Snyder, gathered Tuesday, June 1 for an informal ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate new bus shelter art by Maine Artist David Wilson. MORE info HERE

  • Reminder:
    Masks are still required on public transit per CDC and TSA guidelines.

  • Holiday Service Reminder:
    No METRO Service on Independence Day -- Sunday, July 4

    NOTE: Monday, July 5 Regular bus service; METRO Pulse - OPEN; METRO office - CLOSED

May 2021

(Revised - 5.28.21)

  • May 31, 2021 - Memorial Day
    NO METRO Bus Service

  • Schedule Changes - effective May 9, 2021

    Route 4 -Extended Service to Bradley Drive, Abbott Labs (near IDEXX)
    LINK to online schedule
    LINK to PDF (download/print)

    Husky Line - Reduced summer service schedule
    LINK to online schedule
    LINK to PDF (download/print)

    Route Map / METRO Schedule poster
    LINK to online schedule
    LINK to PDF (download/print)

    Regional Route Map
    LINK to online map
    LINK to PDF (download/print)

    April 2021

  • Interactive Map of Vaccination Sites along bus routes
    New map highlights vaccination sites located along bus routes.
    Several agencies included in this map, which also has a trip planning feature.
    Press  Herald - 4.22.21
    WGME - 4.23.21

  • ‘Letter to Editor’ -  METRO Executive Director (4.15.21) -- LINK

  • Transit Partner News:
    Casco Bay Lines - New Hybrid Electric Ferry by end of 2022 - LINK
    Amtrak Downeaster - Returning to Pre-Pandemic Service on May 3 - LINK
    Portland Jetport adds six non-stop destinations; flights start in May 2021 - LINK

March 2021

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