Schedule and Service Changes

MAY 2022 - Service Changes/Updates

Effective Sunday, May 8 
Schedule updates 

  • Route 1 will return to regular full service schedule (service was reduced March/April ). 
    Schedule/Route Map - HERE
  • METRO BREEZ  will return to regular route and schedule on May 9, 2022.
    Fares will return to $4 full fare/$2 reduced.
    Route will return to only servicing regular express stops. 
    Schedule/Route Map - HERE

  • The Husky Line route begins summer service (reduced) schedule through August 28, 2022.
     Schedule/Route Map - HERE

  • Route 3 - Reduced weekday service frequency. 
    Route 3 (M-F) no longer continues as Route 5.
    Schedule/Route Map - HERE

  • Route 5 - Minor schedule changes. 
    Route 5 (M-F) no longer continues as Route 3.
    Schedule/Route Map - HERE

Holiday Schedule:

  • Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day
    NO BUS SERVICE

  • Sunday,  June 19 - Juneteenth
    Regular Bus Service
    Juneteenth holiday observed - Monday, June 20
    METRO Office Closed

  • Monday, July 4 - Independence Day
    NO BUS SERVICE

Holiday Schedule 2022 continued - _HERE


Schedule and information, effective March 28, 2022 - May 7, 2022
-- METRO BREEZ
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Route 1

METRO BREEZ provides express service between Portland, Yarmouth, Freeport, and Brunswick, with 14 roundtrips Monday - Friday. 

During this service reduction, four (4) southbound and three (3) northbound trips will not operate. Saturday service will not change.

From March 28, 2022 - May 7, 2022, the one-way fare for BREEZ will be lowered from $4 to $2 (Reduced fare lowered from $2 to $1). 

To provide additional service, BREEZ will also stop at all Route 1 stops between Washington Avenue and Thompson's Point, including along St. John Street and Mercy at the Fore.

Route 1 provides local service between Thompson's Point/PTC and Munjoy Hill/Eastern Prom with stops, app. every 1/4 mile, along Congress Street. During this time, METRO is reducing Route 1 service frequency from every 30 minutes to every 60 minutes. Many stops along Route 1 are also serviced by Route 7, 9, and BREEZ.

METRO is experiencing staffing shortages due to unforeseen short - and long-term bus operator leave of absences (mostly unrelated to the COVID-19 virus). METRO does not have sufficient bus operators to run all routes as scheduled. In early May, METRO plans to return to regular service for Route 1 and BREEZ and the Husky Line will change to its summer schedule.

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Face masks are no longer required on public transit.