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METRO Service UPDATE: Presidents’ Day – 2011

METRO Service UPDATE:  Presidents’ Day – 2011

Greater Portland Transit District, METRO, will operate a Saturday service schedule for all routes on Presidents’ Day —Monday, February 21, 2011. The METRO office, located at 114 Valley Street will be closed.

METRO does not operate on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Buses run on a Saturday service schedule on Presidents’ Day, Patriot’s Day and Columbus Day.

METRO, with bus ridership averaging 1.4 million annually, is Maine’s largest public transportation carrier, providing bus service to Portland, Westbrook, Falmouth and the Maine Mall area of South Portland.

For information and route schedules, visit http://www.gpmetrobus.com/- or call 774-0351.

Greater Portland Transit District METRO Holiday Bus Service Schedule

Listed below is the holiday bus service schedule for Greater Portland Transit District METRO:

Friday, December 24 -- Christmas Eve
No outbound buses will leave Elm Street after 7 p.m.
The last Maine Mall pickup time for METRO bus will be 6:40 p.m.
METRO office, at 114 Valley Street, will be closed.

Saturday, December 25 -- Christmas Day
No Bus Service.

Friday, December 31 -- New Year’s Eve
Regular Service
METRO office, at 114 Valley Street, will be closed.

Saturday, January 1, 2011 -- New Year’s Day No Bus Service.

METRO provides bus service to Portland, Westbrook, Falmouth and the Maine Mall area of South Portland.

For more information: METRO - http://www.gpmetrobus.com/ or call 774-0351.

Winter Parking Ban - Westbrook

Westbrook residents and visitors are reminded that between Nov 15 and April 15, vehicles may not be parked on Westbrook streets for more than one hour from 12:01 AM and 6:00 AM.  Violators will be ticketed and in some cases, towed.  Please help ensure the safety of our roads for plow crews and drivers alike and make arrangements to park your vehicles off of the street.  The City of Westbrook maintains some relief parking lots as listed below:

The following locations are available for overnight parking:
Mechanic St. Lot (behind CVS)
Church St. Lot (Warren Cong. Church)
Dunn St. Legion Lot
Ash St. Lot
Warren Ball Field Lot (Stevens Ave.)
Bicentennial Park/Ramp Park Lot
Warren (outdoor) Pool Lot
Lincoln Street Skating Rink Lot
Walker Library Lot