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Safety tips for pub-crawling zombies 

Posted by Marisa Helms | Friday, October 13, 2017 12:20:00 PM
Here's how to have fun and stay undead with Metro Transit during the Zombie Pub Crawl in downtown Minneapolis this Saturday, October 14. You can join the apocalyptic mob by taking one of Metro Transit's many bus and rail options. And, once you're [...]
Bus Good Question Light Rail Northstar Rider Information Suburban Transit

Good Question: Why is service reduced on certain dates? 

| Wednesday, July 1, 2015 10:56:00 AM
On dates when fewer customers are expected to ride transit, service is reduced on some bus routes, as well as light rail and Northstar. These “Reduced Service” days are typically observed holidays when many major employers are closed. Most of the [...]
Bus Good Question Rider Information

Good Question: Why are certain routes operated under contract? 

| Thursday, June 26, 2014 3:00:00 AM
This Good Question response comes in response to customers who ask why certain routes are operated by private transportation companies instead of by Metro Transit. While Metro Transit is the primary provider of regular route service in the Twin [...]
Bus Light Rail METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Rider Information

Just the facts 

| Friday, February 28, 2014 9:59:00 AM
It can be difficult to grasp the scale of Metro Transit's operations. The picture becomes a bit clearer in a new Fact Book that provides a snapshot of all the services Metro Transit provides. The recently-released 2013 Fact Book covers the big [...]
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 [...]
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