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Metro Transit alerts for area affected by possible snow accumulations

The National Weather Service is forecasting the possibility of snow tonight and into Sunday, with the potential for some accumulations in parts of Metro's service area.

If Metro service is affected by snow or other weather-related events, the Metro Online website will be updated and Transit Alerts will be sent to affected subscribers.

Metro riders can prepare ahead of time by visiting Metro Online and familiarizing themselves with information about how Metro operates in the snow, as well as the snow routing for the routes they ride.

When streets are snowy or icy, it is best to be aware of conditions in your immediate area, check media reports, check for transit reroutes, then wait for buses at posted bus stops on the flat portions of arterial streets that have been cleared, or at major transfer points such as transit centers or park and ride lots.

Be prepared for the weather, longer than usual waits and more crowded buses.

While Metro utilizes all available resources to operate service as normally as possible during adverse conditions, the safety of everyone is the highest priority.  Buses may be delayed or rerouted, and Metro staff cannot tell when a specific bus might get to a stop.  Transit customers should check the Snow & Ice page for information about their route's status or routing revisions, use the regularly published schedule as a guide, then expect delays.

Everyone's preparedness and patience during snow or other adverse conditions is appreciated.

 

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