Monday, November 5, 2018 3:14:00 PM
Metro Transit received four new service trucks earlier this year, including this truck at East Metro Garage. The vehicles become critical during the winter months, when technicians are sent out to recover buses that become trapped in the snow. [...]
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 1:29:00 PM
Snow and ice-covered roads led to a tricky and long commute this morning after winter’s first big blast hit the Twin Cities overnight.
Light rail and Northstar commuter rail service are not typically impacted by winter weather thanks to trains’ [...]
Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:26:00 AM
When the cold weather hits the metro area, customers who wait at hundreds of bus shelters and rail platforms have access to on-demand heaters that allow push-button activation when the temperature drops to 40 degrees Fahrenheit or colder.
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 [...]
Thursday, February 21, 2013 10:49:00 AM
When winter weather hits, customers often ask us how Metro Transit organizes snow clearance.
Prioritizing the Metro Transit To-Do List
With a modest staff and large winter storm workload, snow clearance is prioritized to keep [...]