Valley Metro Communities

The Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council provides public transportation in urbanized and non-urbanized areas of the lower Rio Grande Valley through its transit department, Valley Metro. Valley Metro operates routes in the following communities:

Hidalgo County

Alamo, Alton, Donna, Edcouch, Elsa, Edinburg, Hargill, La Blanca, La Joya, Mercedes, Mission, Palmhurst, Palmview, Pharr, San Carlos, San Juan, Sullivan City, Weslaco
Main transfer hub: McAllen Central Station (downtown McAllen)
Service hours are typically Monday - Saturday, from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Office Number: 1.800.574.8322

Cameron County

Brownsville, Harlingen, La Feria, La Paloma, Olmito, Port Isabel, Primera, San Benito, Santa Rosa
Main transfer hub: Brownsville Market Square (downtown Brownsville)
Service hours are typically Monday - Saturday, from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Office Number: 1.800.574.8322

Willacy County

Curb-to-curb demand response service
Service hours are typically Monday - Saturday, from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Office Number: 1.800.574.8322

Starr County

Alto Bonito, La Grulla, Garciasville, La Casita, Rio Grande City, Midway, La Rosita, Garceno, Escobares, Roma, Los Saenz, Fronton
Service may be either flex route or demand response within Starr County. Demand response service is curb to curb and is also provided to valley destinations. Both services require a 24 hour advance reservation.
Service hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Office Number: 956.487.0068

Zapata County

San Ygnacio, Ramireno, Zapata, Siesta Shores, Lopeno and Falcon
Curb to curb demand response service is provided within Zapata County with 24 hour advance reservation. Demand response service is also provided to Laredo, Roma or Rio Grande with 24 hour advance reservation.
Service hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Office Number: 1.800.574.8322

Fares and Routes

Fares are $1.00 for adults (regular fare) and $0.50 for students, the elderly (60+), the disabled, and veterans. Transfers from one bus to another are free. Children under 7, as well as students from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, ride free with an official ID (offer not valid on RGV Metro Express and Valley Metro FAST RIDE).

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Flex System

LRGVDC operates a flexible system that allows passengers to request curbside pick-ups by calling 1-800-574-8322 at least one day in advance to make a reservation. The location of pick up and the destination must be within 1/2 mile of a route. The bus will leave the route, pick up the passenger, then return to the route to continue service.

LRGVDC opera un sistema flexible de ruta que permite a pasajeros para solicitar una parada de autobus llamando al 1-800-574-8322 por lo menos un dia en avance para hacer una reservacion. La ubicacion de recoge y el destino debe estar dentro 1/2 milla de una ruta. El autobus dejara la ruta, recogera al pasajero, entonces regresara a la ruta para continuar el servicio.

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