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Service changes reflect commitment to reliability 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, August 5, 2022 10:10:00 AM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra Reducing service is never easy, especially when ridership is growing and we know how helpful it would be to put more buses and trains out into the community. But to protect the reliability of our service [...]
From the GM

Sometimes providing a reliable service requires difficult choices 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, November 1, 2021 10:02:00 PM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra While the pandemic has reduced ridership, we’ve continued to keep buses and trains running so people can use transit to get where they need to go. However, like many transit agencies, we are facing a [...]
COVID-19 From the GM

Commitment to continual improvement will not be short-lived 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, August 11, 2021 9:41:00 PM
A message from General Manager Wes Kooistra In a few short weeks, service on several express routes serving downtown Minneapolis, downtown St. Paul, and the University of Minnesota will be restored or expanded. We’ll also begin running light [...]
Bus COVID-19 Express Bus From the GM

Service changes are another step forward in our effort to serve you better 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, July 6, 2021 7:58:00 AM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra Since the start of the pandemic, many of our commuter-oriented routes have been suspended or offered fewer trips than usual. Today, as more people begin returning to their offices, we are preparing to [...]
From the GM

Greeting 2021 with renewed resolve 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, January 7, 2021 11:45:00 AM
A message from General Manager Wes Kooistra At Metro Transit, we greet each new year resolved to better serve our customers and our community. Despite all the challenges we face, this year is no different. In fact, there’s a lot to look [...]
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