September 27th, Metro plans to reduce service by 161,000 bus hours. 28 routes will be deleted, with 13 routes revised to match available revenues.
Just two routes in Magnolia will be affected by the first round of Metro cuts. Route 19 from W. Magnolia to Downtown will be cut. (According to Metro, this is 0ne of the lowest-performance routes in the system). Instead, riders can take buses 24, 33 and the Rapidride D Line.
In addition, Route 24 will change. It will extend along Viewmont Way W. to Magnolia Boulevard W. and W. Emerson Street during peak morning and afternoon periods on weekdays.
More citywide cuts are coming February 2015. For additional information click here.