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Express Bus Route of the Week Suburban Transit

Route 264: On the shoulder and on the move 

| Wednesday, August 14, 2013 3:00:00 AM
Simon Koch has a 20-minute commute from Roseville to downtown Minneapolis every day. But he doesn’t waste his time sitting in traffic. Instead, riding Route 264, he reads. “Ever since I started riding the bus the number of books I read has just [...]
Bus Express Bus Fares Good Question Light Rail

Good Question: Why does it cost more to ride during rush hour? 

| Tuesday, August 6, 2013 3:43:00 PM
This week’s Good Question comes from Sarah Graves (@sarahteal), who asked: Why does it cost more to ride during rush hour? In the Twin Cities metro, transit fares are lower during off-peak hours to encourage transit use throughout the entire day [...]
Bus Express Bus In the News Light Rail

Fact Book tells Metro Transit's story by the numbers 

| Tuesday, August 6, 2013 12:57:00 PM
How many square miles do Metro Transit's buses and trains cover? How many commuter rail cars are there on the Northstar Commuter Rail line? And how many items arrive at Metro Transit's Lost & Found every year? The answers to those [...]
Bus Express Bus METRO Orange Line Minneapolis Route of the Week Suburban Transit

Route 467: Fast growth for a fast commute 

| Wednesday, June 19, 2013 2:00:00 PM
Nathan Ondricek lives in Lakeville and works in downtown Minneapolis. But for the last two years he’s managed to avoid getting behind the wheel and enduring the stream of traffic on Interstate 35W. Instead, Ondricek leaves his car at the [...]
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