Metro Board extends current hours for 1 year, extended hours possible in 2020

The Metro Board has voted to continue the current service hours with the possibility of extending those hours beginning in 2020.

Currently, the Metro system operates from 5 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Friday, from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Sunday and from 5 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. the rest of the week.

The vote was taken on Thursday.

If a change is made in July of 2020, Friday and Saturday service could extend to 3 a.m. and Sunday through Thursday service could extend until to midnight.

The current hours will remain in place until at least July of 2020.