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You may board the bus at any MET bus stop sign or at a safe, accessible intersection (stand before the intersection). When the bus is a half block away just give the Bus Driver a wave to let him know you want to board. If you don't wave at the bus, the driver won't know you want to be picked up.
Bus passes may be purchased at the MET office at 1705 Monad Rd, at City Hall at 210 N. 27th, and online by visiting the UMO website or by downloading the UMO smartphone app. Student bus passes may be purchased at School District 2 middle and highschools schools during the school year.
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MET Bus Drivers cannot make change. You will need the correct change.
The fixed-route bus service operates from 5:50 am to 6:48 pm, Monday - Friday and 8:10 am to 5:45 pm on Saturdays.
Yes, transfers are free within the first half hour of boarding a MET bus. To transfer, notify your the Bus Driver of the transfer and you will be provided a transfer slip if you paid with cash. Give this slip to the Bus Driver on the second bus when boarding. If you pay using an UMO fare card or smartphone app, the system will track your transfer eligibility for the 1/2 hour timeframe and you will not need to get a transfer slip from the Bus Driver.
Route 1-METLink currently travels to the Airport during normal weekday hours; there is no service to the Airport on Saturdays.
All of the buses are equipped with front bike racks. Due to safety reasons, bikes are not allowed in the interior of the bus. Please click on the following link for additional information.
The MET Plus program is for individuals within 3/4 mile of a fixed-route bus route and whose disabling condition prevents them from using the regular fixed-route bus service. An application form must be completed and submitted to MET Transit. Please note, during the application process, verification from a qualified professional is required to verify disabling conditions. Please click on the following link for additional information.
During the application process, the applicant will be required to obtain professional verification of their disabling condition. The qualified professional providing the verification should be the one who knows you best, and can determine what your disabilities are, and if the disabilities qualify you for MET-Plus paratransit service.
MET Plus clients must call (406) 657-8218 at least 24 hours, or up to two weeks, in advance before your requested ride. MET Customer Service is available Monday - Friday between the hours of 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.
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Fares may be paid with cash, check, or credit card (at the MET office or over the phone). Clients may pay on a ride by ride basis or they may choose to put additional fares on their individual account balance. Account balances will be deducted from each time a client rides with MET Plus Transportation.