News Flash


Posted on: September 3, 2021

What's New at Greater Portland METRO?

News and Updates:

September 2021

(posted 9.3.21)

  • METRO Connects Newsletter - September 2021 -- LINK

  • REMINDER: Masks, that cover your nose and mouth, are required on all public transit.
    (On Tuesday, August 17, 2021), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) extended a federal requirement that travelers wear masks on commercial flights, buses and trains through Jan. 18, 2022.

  • NEW, Updated Routes and Schedule Changes - Effective August 29, 2021
    HUSKY Line returns to FULL Service --- LINK
    BREEZ extends service to Thompson's Point -- LINK
    Route 1 extends service to Thompson's Point -- LINK

    *Route 9A/9B - UPDATES -- LINK
     *IMPORTANT - Updated schedule effective September 7, 2021 -- -LINK
       (Adjustments made to weekday morning schedule for Route 9A/9B)
  • Route Maps Poster (new service to Thompson's Pt/new Fore River Pkway/Mercy Hospital stop) effective August 29, 2021 -- LINK

  • Holiday Service Reminder:
    NO METRO Service on Labor Day, Monday September 6



  • A new way to pay - DiriGo Pass
    The DiriGo TouchPass is transforming into the DiriGo Pass.
    Download the UMO Mobility app on your smartphone for access to the improved (new features!!) DiriGo mobile app.
    For information on our newest fare system updates, visit


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