Capital Metro Announces Extended Schedule
and Free Service on New Year's Eve
- Capital Metro has announced its service schedule for the New Year's
holiday. Each year, the agency invests in free rides and extended service to
ensure that people have safe transportation options on what can be one of the
most dangerous nights of the year due to impaired driving.
On New Year's
Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31, Capital Metro will offer free rides on MetroBus,
and MetroAccess from 6 p.m.
until the end of service to help residents and visitors safely ring in the New
MetroRail service will be extended
that evening, with the last downtown train leaving at 2:30 a.m. In addition,
MetroRapid will run later hours, with final departures from downtown along
Guadalupe and Lavaca at 2:30 a.m.
Local MetroBus service will operate on
a Sunday service schedule New Year's Eve. Night Owls, E-Buses and UT Shuttles
will not be in service.
On New Year's Day, Monday, Jan. 1, Capital
Metro will operate MetroBus and MetroRapid on their regular Sunday service
schedules. MetroRail, Night Owls, E-Buses and UT Shuttles will not be in
subscription trips scheduled on Jan. 1 will be canceled automatically. Customers
needing to keep their subscription trips should call 512-852-7272. The
reservation line will be staffed New Year's Day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Capital Metro administrative offices and the Transit Store will also be
closed Dec. 30, 31 and Jan 1; however, customers will have 24-hour access to the
automated Customer Service GO Line at 512-474-1200 and the online
All services, except the UT Shuttle and E-Bus, will
resume their regular weekday schedules on Tuesday, Jan. 2.
information about Capital Metro schedules and services can be found at capmetro.org,
on the free CapMetro App or by
calling the Go Line at 512-474-1200. Details about the special New Year's Eve
service can be found at capmetro.org/specialevents.
Capital Metro wishes everyone in the community a safe and happy holiday.
MEDIA CONTACT: Amy Peck,