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Fleet plan calls for gradual addition of electric buses 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, December 10, 2018 4:30:00 PM
Electric buses will be gradually added to Metro Transit's bus fleet over the coming years under a plan presented this week to the Metropolitan Council. The plan will begin going into effect next year, when Metro Transit starts the process of [...]
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Bus-only lanes to be piloted on Hennepin Avenue 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, May 10, 2018 2:33:00 PM
Bus customers who travel on Hennepin Avenue know traffic moves slowly when the street is full of vehicles. In fact, during rush hour, buses travel an average of just six miles per hour. Exploring ways to provide faster, more reliable service, [...]
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Doing data science at Metro Transit  

| Thursday, January 25, 2018 11:00:00 AM
Rebecca Freese has worked as a data science intern for Metro Transit’s Strategic Initiatives Department since June 2016. She’s currently a graduate student at the University of Minnesota studying biostatistics. Freese wrote this post for the [...]
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Input sought on North Minneapolis BRT plans 

| Monday, November 16, 2015 8:52:00 AM
Residents are invited to provide feedback on plans for a new arterial Bus Rapid Transit Line that will serve North Minneapolis at a series of November open houses. Like the A Line on Snelling Avenue​, the C Line will improve on local bus service [...]
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Good Question: How are the back doors on buses controlled? 

| Wednesday, May 6, 2015 12:00:00 AM
In most cases, Metro Transit encourages bus passengers to exit through the rear door so boarding customers can get on quickly. But customers who use the rear exit often wonder why the doors don’t always immediately open. For safety reasons, the [...]
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