Metro is Southwest Ohio's fixed-route bus service, which serves Hamilton County residents in addition to providing commuter routes from Clermont, Butler and Warren counties into Cincinnati. Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA), providing about 14 million rides per year in the Greater Cincinnati area. Find answers to commonly asked questions on Metro’s FAQs.

SORTA Vision:
A regional system connecting our community with 20 million rides by 2026.

SORTA Mission:
Regional transportation connecting people and places, driving economic growth and expanding quality of life choices.


Communities Served

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Downtown Cincinnati Transit Map

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Metro Perks

We're thanking our loyal Metro riders with special discounts and promotions at area businesses and special events. Simply show your valid 30-day rolling pass, day pass, fare deal cards with sticker, stored value card card or Metro University pass card to the merchant to receive your discount.

Visit our site to learn more about what deals you can receive and where - https://www.go-metro.com/about-metro/about2/perks

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Fare Deal Program

Metro's Fare Deal program allows eligible riders to obtain a Fare Deal identification card valid for half-price fares on any Metro trip.

Eligible Participants:
- Adults 65 and older
- Medicare card holders
- Riders with disabilities
- Access card holders

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Cincinnati Metro's Year In Review - 2021

Metro had a busy year in 2021! Here's a look back at some of our most exciting projects and achievements over the last year.

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How To Use Transit app

You can use the Transit with EZfare app to plan your trip, pay your fare and track your bus in real time. This video tutorial shows you how!

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Metro Diversity & Inclusion Q3 Training - Bonding Insurance

Learn how to determine the right bond insurance for your project!
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When: August 13, 2024 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Where: Online
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Metro Diversity & Inclusion Q4 Training - Proposal Writing

Get help from a professional on writing a comprehensive and competitive proposal.

When: October 22, 2024 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Where: Walnut Hills Branch Library
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