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Bus Community Good Question Rider Information

Rider's Almanac: Insights and Inspiration 

| Friday, January 3, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Unless you’re a regular rider of Route 23, you probably wouldn’t know Melanie Benson. You also wouldn’t know that she’s been driving for nearly 40 years, celebrating milestones and mourning losses with customers she has come to regard as [...]
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 [...]
Bus METRO Green Line Rider Information Safety University of Minnesota

When the rubber hits the tracks 

| Wednesday, November 6, 2013 3:00:00 PM
As Metro Transit bus operator Byron Phillips crossed Church Street and continued east on Washington Avenue, he did something he’d never done before. He steered the 40-foot bus to his left and drove straight onto the METRO Green Line’s light rail [...]
Bus Express Bus Light Rail METRO Blue Line Northstar Rider Information Safety Winter Weather

Rider refresher for flurries in forecast  

| Monday, November 4, 2013 12:20:00 PM
Snow is back in the forecast...and Metro Transit is ready. Record-setting winter storms in 1991 and 2010 are the only times in Metro Transit’s modern history where bus service was temporarily suspended due to weather. The all-season METRO Blue [...]
Bus Express Bus Light Rail Rider Information Transit Planning

Trip Planner sets new record 

| Thursday, October 3, 2013 3:21:00 PM
Metro Transit’s online Trip Planner is more popular than ever. The online tool helped customers plan a record 657,458 trips last month, beating the previous record of 656,017 planned trips set in September 2011. Available at [...]
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