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Bus Rapid Transit Rider Information Transit Planning

Doing data science at Metro Transit  

| Thursday, January 25, 2018 11:00:00 AM
Rebecca Freese has worked as a data science intern for Metro Transit’s Strategic Initiatives Department since June 2016. She’s currently a graduate student at the University of Minnesota studying biostatistics. Freese wrote this post for the [...]
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TransitMaster upgrade improves the customer experience 

Posted by Marisa Helms | Thursday, November 9, 2017 3:15:00 PM
Most customers are unaware of all the behind-the-scenes technology that goes into catching a bus. In fact, at the core of every rider experience, and the decisions we make to improve operational efficiency, is a computer system called [...]
Bus Bus Rapid Transit Express Bus METRO Orange Line Minneapolis Suburban Transit Transit Planning

METRO Orange Line more than the sum of its parts 

| Monday, May 19, 2014 12:00:00 AM
From Christina Morrison, METRO Orange Line Project Manager Bus Rapid Transit is not a new concept for Interstate 35W. In fact, several improvements have been made to set the table for BRT, including bus-only shoulders, the 46th Street Station, [...]
Bus Rider Information Transit Planning

Take a seat 

| Wednesday, February 19, 2014 8:20:00 AM
Metro Transit customers who use routes 6, 12 or 21 may have noticed a couple of seats go missing beginning earlier this month. Two aisle seats are absent from in front of the rear exit door on two-dozen newly-ordered 40-foot buses, leaving each [...]
Bus From the GM Rider Information Transit Planning

Improving service, with your help 

| Tuesday, December 10, 2013 12:01:00 PM
From Brian Lamb, Metro Transit General Manager In recent years, Metro Transit has spent considerable time planning for light rail and Bus Rapid Transit. While these efforts will continue, we also want to focus attention on the expansion of the [...]
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