These routes changed March 3 — Expired

On Saturday, March 3, changes were made to routes operated by Metro Transit and other regional transit providers.

Updated printed schedules have been available since Feb. 25 on buses and trains and at Metro Transit stores and outlets. You can review online schedules now by clicking on the links for the routes listed here.

If you know your route and just need departure times, call NexTrip at 612-373-3333.

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Minnesota Valley Transit Authority
Maple Grove Transit
Plymouth Metrolink

Route 4

• Route 4F buses will be rerouted on 50th St., Penn and 56th St. due to construction of the Lyndale Avenue bridge over Minnehaha Creek.

• The shuttle operating south of Lyndale & 66th will be discontinued.

• Route 4D trips will become Route 4K trips.

• Schedule times will be adjusted to reflect detour routing.

 

Route 5

• A timepoint will be added at Chicago & 46th St. to accommodate transfers with Route 46.

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better accommodate connections.

 

Route 6

• Route 6E and F trips south of Parklawn and Gallagher will be rerouted. Southbound buses will travel on Parklawn and France. Northbound buses will travel on Minnesota, Edinborough, 76th and Parklawn.

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better match customer demand and reflect traffic conditions.

• An arrive timepoint for northbound trips will be added at Southdale.

 

Route 7

• The following trips will be eliminated due to low ridership:

  • - the weekday northbound Route 7D trips that leave Gateway Ramp at 6:05 a.m. and 7:05 a.m.
  • - the weekday southbound Route 7D trip that leaves Washington & Lowry at 3:03 p.m.
  • - the portion of the current weekday southbound Route 7D trip at 4:07 p.m. between Washington & Lowry to 8th Ave. N. & 1st St. N. (the trip will instead begin at 8th Ave. N. & 1st St. N. at 4:15 p.m.)
  • - the weekday northbound 7B trips that leave 34th Ave. & Hwy. 62 at 10:55 p.m. and 12:22 a.m.
  • - the weekday southbound 7E trips that leave Plymouth & Wirth Chalet at 11:25 p.m. and 12:44 a.m.
  • - the weekend northbound 7B trips that leave 34th Ave. & Hwy. 62 at 10:53 p.m. and 12:24 a.m.
  • - the weekend southbound 7E trips that leave Plymouth & Wirth Chalet at 11:25 p.m. and 12:44 a.m.

• The weekday and weekend southbound 7E trip currently leaving from 8th Ave N. & 1 St. N at 11:53 p.m. will instead begin from Plymouth & Wirth Chalet at 11:44 p.m.

 

Route 8

• The timepoint at Eustis & Franklin will move to Emerald & University to accommodate connections with Route 50.

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better reflect traffic conditions.

 

Route 9

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better accommodate connections with Hiawatha Line trains at 46th Street Station.

 

Route 11

• The St. Anthony Parkway bridge detour will be included in the printed schedule. Buses are being rerouted on 29th Ave., California, 27th Ave., University, 32nd Ave., 4th St. and St. Anthony Blvd.

• The timepoint at Grand & 30th Ave. will move to Grand & 29th Ave.

• Schedule times will be adjusted due to the detour routing.

• Sunday frequency will be reduced to every 45 minutes between 8 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.

• The Sunday southbound trip that leaves Grand St. & 30th Ave. at 12:43 a.m. will instead begin from Columbia Heights Transit Center at 12:31 a.m.

 

Route 12

• Schedule times will be adjusted and branch letters shifted to better accommodate connections at Uptown Transit Station.

• The weekday westbound trip that leaves Hennepin & Washington at 6:55 a.m. will extend to United Health.

 

Route 16

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better reflect traffic conditions.

• The timepoint at University & Emerald will move to University & Berry.

 

Route 22

• The timepoint at Bryant & 45th will move to Lyndale & 42nd.

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better reflect traffic conditions.

• Some hold comments for morning northbound trips at 38th Street Station will be removed.

 

Route 50

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better reflect traffic conditions.

• The timepoint at University & Emerald will move to University & Berry.

 

Route 55 – Hiawatha Line

• Schedule times will be adjusted slightly due to operational changes associated with the closing of the track extension past Target Field Station.

• Trains from Target Field or Warehouse District/Hennepin Avenue stations will pick up customers on either side of the platform. Check signs on trains before you board.

 

Route 61

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better reflect traffic conditions and to accommodate transfers.

 

Route 63

• The westbound trip leaving Lower Afton Rd. & McKnight at 6:35 a.m. will instead leave at 6:31 a.m. to restore a connection with Route 134.

 

Route 65

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better reflect traffic conditions.

• Weekend frequency of service will change from hourly to every hour and 15 minutes.

 

Route 67

• An added southbound Route 67D trip will leave Gilbert & Prior at 10:46 p.m.

• An added northbound Route 67A trip will leave Wabasha & 6th St. at 11:15 p.m. This bus will begin in West St. Paul as a Route 75 bus, leaving Livingston & Mendota at 10:49 p.m.

 

Route 68

• An added southbound Route 68D trip on Sundays will leave Jackson & 14th St. at midnight.

 

Route 74

• The weekday Route 74S trip leaving 46th Street Station at 4:49 p.m. and the Saturday Route 74G trip leaving 46th Street Station at 9:06 a.m. will instead leave two minutes later.

 

Route 75

• These trips will be eliminated due to low ridership:

  • - the southbound trips leaving St. Peter & 10th St. at 11:19 p.m. and 12:19 a.m.
  • - the northbound trip leaving Livingston Ave. & Mendota Rd. at 11:49 p.m.

 

Route 84

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better accommodate connections with Hiawatha Line trains at 46th Street Station.

• Route 84H service on Montreal will be adjusted.

 

Route 94

• An added westbound Route 94B trip will leave Fillmore & River Park Plaza at 3:33 p.m.

• An added westbound Route 94D trip will leave Fillmore & River Park Plaza at 4:07 p.m.

• Schedule times and branch letters, specifically for morning eastbound and afternoon westbound trips, will be adjusted to better match customer demand.

 

Route 113 / 114

Route 113 (eff. 1/16)

• Route 113 buses are on detour due to construction of the Lyndale Avenue bridge over Minnehaha Creek. The detour route will be included in the printed schedule.

Route 114

• The terminal at 36th & Lyndale will move to 38th & Bryant. Buses will serve Bryant between 38th & 36th as a result of this change.

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better reflect traffic conditions.

 

Route 270

• Maplewood Mall Park & Ride will be closed temporarily effective in late March for reconstruction. Alternate parking will be available nearby. Watch for more details in Rider Alerts.

 

Route 365

• Schedule times on these trips will be adjusted to better meet customer demand:

  • -the northbound trip leaving Cottage Grove Park & Ride at 6:53 a.m. will instead leave at 6:50 a.m.
  • -the northbound trip leaving Cottage Grove Park & Ride at 7:03 a.m. will instead leave at 7:05 a.m.
  • -the southbound trip leaving 6th & Hennepin at 4:15 p.m. will instead leave at 4:21 p.m.
  • -the northbound trip that was added in October, leaving Cottage Grove Park & Ride at 6:57 a.m., will be included in the printed schedule.

 

Route 467

• These trips will be added in response to growing customer demand:

  • -northbound trip leaving Kenrick Avenue Park & Ride at 6:11 a.m.
  • -southbound trip leaving Gateway Ramp at 3:53 p.m.

• Schedule times will be adjusted for surrounding trips.

 

Route 515

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better accommodate connections with Hiawatha Line trains at Mall of America Station.

 

Route 538 / 539

Route 538

• Direct service to Edinborough high-rise will be discontinued due to low customer demand. Customers can board on York Ave. at the Edinborough entrance or at 7701 York.

• The timepoint at Edinborough will be eliminated.

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better accommodate connections at Mall of America and Southdale.

Route 539

• Schedule times for Saturday westbound trips will be adjusted to better accommodate connections with Hiawatha Line trains at Mall of America Station.

 

Route 540 / 542

Route 540

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better accommodate connections with Hiawatha Line trains at Mall of America Station, Route 535 at 76th & Newton and Route 6 at Minnesota Dr. & France Ave.

Route 542

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better accommodate connections with Hiawatha Line trains at Mall of America Station.

 

Route 587

• Southbound schedule times in downtown will be adjusted slightly.

 

Route 589

• An added northbound trip will leave American Blvd. & Green Valley Dr. at 3:41 p.m. in response to customer requests.

• The southbound trip leaving Gateway Ramp at 6:44 a.m. will instead leave at 6:46 a.m. in response to customer requests.

• Southbound schedule times in the afternoon will be adjusted to better reflect traffic conditions.

 

Route 597

• The southbound trip leaving Marquette & 8th at 5:04 p.m. will instead leave at 5:06 p.m.

 

Route 667 / 668

Route 667

• The Route 667B trip leaving 2nd St. & 1st Ave. N. at 4:09 p.m. will instead leave at 4:08 p.m.

Route 668

• The Route 668 trip leaving 2nd St. & 1st Ave. N. at 4:39 p.m. will instead leave at 4:38 p.m.

• The timepoint at Lake St. & Walker St. will move to Lake St. & Brownlow Ave.

 

Route 670

• Southbound schedule times in downtown will be adjusted slightly.

 

Route 673

• An added trip will leave 2nd St. & 1st Ave. N. at 4:08 p.m. to accommodate customer demand.

• Afternoon westbound schedule times will be adjusted to better match customer demand.

 

Route 723 / 724

Route 723

• Frequency of service will improve to every 30 minutes between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. in response to growing customer demand.

Route 724

• All Route 724 trips in the midday will extend to downtown Minneapolis.

• All trips serving downtown Minneapolis will extend to Carew Dr. & 7th St.

• Route 724C trips will be rerouted past North Hennepin Community College along Broadway to 85th Ave. Those trips will no longer serve Lakeland Dr.

• The timepoint at Xylon Ave. & 85th will move to W. Broadway & 84th.

• The timepoint at 4th Ave. & 7th St. will move to Carew Dr. & 7th St.

• The southbound trips leaving Target Northern Campus at 10:43 a.m. and 12:16 p.m. will instead start from Starlite Transit Center at 11:01 a.m. and 12:31 p.m., respectively.

• The northbound trip arriving at Target Northern Campus at 11:04 a.m. will end at Starlite Transit Center.

 

Route 766

• Added southbound trips leave Hwy. 610 & Noble Pkwy. Park & Ride at 7:12 a.m. and 8:18 a.m. (eff. Dec. 12)

• The northbound Route 766W trip leaving 2nd Ave. & 10th St. will be eliminated.

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better match customer demand.

 

Route 810 NEW!

• This new route will connect Fridley employers with the Northstar Line. Select trips will also connect Fridley residents to the station.

• Six morning and six afternoon trips will operate on 61st Ave., University Ave., Osborne Rd., Central Ave. and Mississippi St., with service to Fridley Station.

• Buses will have timed connections with northbound and southbound Northstar trains.

 

Route 811

• This route will be eliminated due to low customer demand.

 

Route 850 

• An added southbound trip will leave Foley Park & Ride at 7:32 a.m.

• An added northbound Route 850F trip will leave 2nd Ave. & 11th St. at 4:19 p.m.

• Schedule times will be adjusted to better match customer demand.

 

Minnesota Valley Transit Authority

Updated printed schedules will be available no later than Feb. 24 on buses and at MVTA transit facilities.

 

Route 437

• There will be two-minute adjustments to trip times between segments throughout eastbound and westbound schedules.

 

Route 445

• Route will be realigned between Rahn Rd. & Cedar Grove Pkwy. to Silver Bell Rd. via Cedar Grove Pkwy., due to closure of Rahn Rd. between Cedar Grove Pkwy. and Cedarvale Blvd.

• There will be one- or two-minute adjustments throughout weekend schedules.

 

Route 446

• Changes will be made to the beginning/ending routing in the area of Braddock Trail, Northview Park Rd., Elrene Rd., Dodd Rd. and Diffley Rd.

• A timepoint will be created at Northview Park & Elrene, which becomes the southbound terminal.

 

Route 465

• Map will be revised to designate non-stop service on Cty. Rd. 42 between Aldrich and Plymouth avenues.

 

Route 472

• There will be minor routing changes following road construction in the Cedar Grove area.

• Route 472W trips will be extended to begin and end at Cedar Grove Transit Station, providing connections to local routes 440, 444 and 445.

 

Route 484

• There will be minor routing changes following road construction in the Cedar Grove area.

 

Maple Grove Transit

Route 781

• The northbound trips leaving 2nd Ave. & 10th St. at 12:11 p.m. and 2:11 p.m. will instead leave at 12:16 p.m. and 2:15 p.m., respectively.

Note: Timepoints for the first two Route 787 trips will also move five minutes later to correspond with the Route 781 changes.

 

Plymouth Metrolink

Route 790

• The eastbound trip leaving Quinwood & Bass Lk. Rd. at 5:48 a.m. will instead leave at 5:43 a.m.

 

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