Changes to MetroBus Service on Monday, August 31Return to Blog
On Monday, August 31, service will resume on the #56 Kirkwood-Webster and #59 Oakland MetroBus routes. Both routes will operate on a Saturday schedule for all seven days of the week.
Also beginning on August 31, all Illinois MetroBus routes will resume their normal weekday and weekend schedules, and schedule adjustments will go into effect to increase service frequency for the #33 Midland and #58 Chesterfield Valley MetroBus routes.
Updated schedules for these routes are available below, and can also be accessed through the Transit app.
Missouri MetroBus Updated Schedules | Effective August 31, 2020
Illinois MetroBus Updated Schedules | Effective August 31, 2020
#12 O’Fallon – Fairview Heights
#14 Memorial Hospital-Westfield Plaza
To support transit riders during the COVID-19 pandemic, Metro temporarily expanded its Lyft program to provide customers in areas with suspended MetroBus service with access to $1 Lyft rides. With the restoration of service on the #56 Kirkwood-Webster route, the Lyft program will be discontinued along that corridor on August 31.
Beginning in late March, service on some lower-ridership MetroBus routes was temporarily suspended due to reduced workforce availability as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As workforce resources have become more available in recent weeks, we have been able to restore service on some of these temporarily suspended routes. We hope to make additional modifications to transit services and continue to restore temporarily suspended bus routes later this year. The following Missouri MetroBus routes remain temporarily suspended:
- #17 Mackenzie
- #75 Christian Hospital: Alternative options available through our Lyft program
- Missouri Express Routes: Service on most Missouri Express routes continues to be temporarily suspended.
Before you ride, here are some quick reminders:
- Face coverings are required for all passengers and team members when riding Metro Transit.
- You can now buy MetroBus and MetroLink one-ride tickets and 2-hour passes through the Transit app with our new mobile fares.
- Stay updated on all service and operations updates in response to COVID-19 here: metrostlouis.org/health.
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11 thoughts on “Changes to MetroBus Service on Monday, August 31”
The opening paragraph says the 59 is being restored. The second paragraph below the list of lines says the 59 has not been restored. Right hand left hand problem!
I apologize for the confusion. The #59 is resuming service starting on Monday, August 31. We have updated the post to reflect this. Thank you for catching that.
When will the #2 Red line go back to weekday schedule?
Our Planning team is continuing to evaluate ridership needs and workforce resources and hopes to make additional changes to service later this year.
The 57 is the only route in West County with night service every 2 hours. Bring back the additional 2 runs to Wildwood including the 11pm arrival to wildwood and restore service to STCC Wildwood. Some people I hear are expected to be stranded because of this mess.
Hi – We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this has caused some of our passengers. We will share your comments with our Planning team as they continue to evaluate schedule changes.
The 17 Mckenzie comes up on the app but is not restored
Thank you for letting us know – we will have our technology team look into this.
Will you please restore the Oakville line back to what it was. The current route is useless when you can’t even get from Telegraph to Lemay Ferry and So. Cty Mall. To send that route to a high crime area like So St. Louis is so discrimintory to the residents of Oakville. Sure not getting our tax dollars worth.
Any plans to restore the 410x to Eureka,MO?
Yes, we hope to bring back service on the #410X before the end of the year. Details to come later in November.