BUS & BUY, Park & Shop, Ride the Bus - Borrow a Book
There are several ways METRO riders can receive a FREE ride home!
→ Bus & Buy (see list below of participating vendors)
→ Park & Shop
METRO accepts Park & Shop stickers from downtown merchants for a FREE ride home!
→ Ride the Bus, Borrow A Book -Look for FREE ride ticket at participating libraries this summer!
From June through August, children and teens, 18 and younger, can ride the bus -- borrow a book and ask for a ticket
for a FREE ride home.
Participating libaries: Portland Public Library (Congress St), South Portland
Public Library (Broadway), Westbrook Library (Walker Memorial Library, Main St.,
Westbrook) and Falmouth Memorial Library (Lunt Rd.)
METRO Bus & Buy
Retailers, reward customers with a free ride home on METRO Bus.
It’s easy. Bus riders pay regular fare, ask for a transfer, then visit participating business for Bus & Buy stamp and get a Free Ride Home! Businesses that participate in the METRO Bus & Buy program generate store traffic and retain repeat customers.
For information on how your business can participate, click here to download form.
METRO Riders: The following businesses participate in the METRO Bus & Buy Program.
For a free ride home, just ask for transfer on your way to these businesses. Ask for a Bus & Buy stamp when you shop and get a Free Ride Home!
A minimum purchase may be required at some locations.
Annie's Book Stop - Forest Avenue (near Hannaford Supermarket)
Artist & Craftmans Supply - 540 Deering., Portland
Hannaford Supermarkets - on METRO routes only
Shaw's Supermarkets - on METRO routes only
Goodwill Retail Stores - Falmouth and Portland (Forest Avenue)
Harbor Fish Market - 9 Custom Wharf, Portland
Maine Aububon - Gilsland Farm Audubon Center in Falmouth (Route #7)
Lamey Wellahan - 251 US Route 1, Falmouth
Victoria Mansion Gift Shop - 109 Danforth Street, Portland
Park & Shop
METRO is part of the PDD (Portland Downtown District) Park & Shop Program
For a free ride home on METRO, ask the bus operator for a transfer, visit a participating downtown merchant, ask for a Park & Shop stamp for the back of your transfer and enjoy a FREE ride home.
(Some stores may require a minimum purchase.)