Friday, January 3, 2014 12:00:00 AM
This week’s Good Question comes in response to customer Amity Foster, who asked why 60-foot articulated buses are not used on more local routes, such as Route 5.
Buses are assigned to specific routes based on a number of [...]
Thursday, December 19, 2013 1:30:00 PM
As a New Hope police officer, Debra Downing patrolled an area of just five square miles. As one of Metro Transit’s Transit Supervisors, she has a little more territory to cover.
While she is based at East Metro Garage in St. Paul, Downing is an [...]
Thursday, December 19, 2013 10:04:00 AM
Go-To Cards are the easiest way to pay a fare when boarding a Metro Transit bus or train – as customers are increasingly noticing.
Go-To and Go-To lite cards were used to pay for a record 57 percent of fares in November, and have accounted [...]
Friday, December 13, 2013 9:00:00 AM
For the last 12 years, Shana Hansen has used Route 270 to get to her job in downtown Minneapolis. The practice has left her with a certain distaste for driving to the office, reinforced this week after spending nearly two hours traveling to the city [...]
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 5:00:00 PM
This week’s Good Question comes in response to customers who frequently ask why bus operators sometimes choose not to use bus-only shoulders to avoid traffic.
Customers who rely on Metro Transit enjoy several advantages – avoiding gas and [...]