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As BRT progress continues, time to look further into the future 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:58:00 PM
From Charles Carlson, Director-BRT Projects Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the METRO A and C lines and many of our local bus routes continue to see comparatively strong ridership. Continued demand in these corridors underscores the need to make [...]
Community COVID-19

Conversation is key to creating a shared vision 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:32:00 AM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra We know our decisions affect more than just the way you get around. Access to transit can determine where you’re able to live and work, and how much time it takes to get to and from the places you need to go. [...]
Community

Metro Transit employees building community on and off the clock 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:30:00 PM
At work, Metro Transit employees serve their community by getting people where they need to go. But many also give back in other ways, and have taken actions to help the community recover in the wake of property loss and unrest. Here are three [...]
Bus Community

Artwork highlights the connection between transit, regional parks 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, June 20, 2019 3:39:00 PM
Large, colorful monarch butterflies may give you a ride to a regional park this summer. Metro Transit has wrapped two buses, dubbed Nature Connectors, with a beautiful painting designed by Minneapolis muralist Greta McLain and created in her [...]
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Commuter Choice Awards celebrate sustainable transportation leaders 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:53:00 PM
A bakery that boasts of being St. Paul’s only carbon-free carb delivery and a YMCA that rewards members for working out on the way to their workouts were recognized as area mobility leaders this week. Metro Transit and Transportation Management [...]
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