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Bus From the GM

Focus on reliability and travel times brings big benefits 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, October 12, 2018 1:36:00 PM
From General Manager Brian Lamb When we ask transit riders what they want from us, we usually get a simple answer: They want us to show up on time and to get them to their destination as safely and quickly as possible. Bus-only shoulders, [...]
Accessibility Bus From the GM

Accessibility improvements ensure system works for everyone 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:38:00 PM
From General Manager Brian Lamb As an organization, we talk a lot about how important transit is to providing access to opportunity. That’s particularly true for people with disabilities who rely on transit to live a full and independent [...]
From the GM Go Green

Commitment to environment goes beyond sustainable transportation 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, April 20, 2018 2:10:00 PM
From General Manager Brian Lamb Passenger cars and other vehicles are Minnesota’s second-largest source of greenhouse gases, a leading cause of climate change and air pollution. And while advances in technology have led to a steady decline in [...]
Bus From the GM Minneapolis

Nicollet Mall revamp puts transit back at the center of downtown 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, November 30, 2017 10:34:00 PM
From General Manager Brian Lamb For the past two years, construction has prevented us from using one of the most important and popular features of our transit network – Nicollet Mall. Moving six of our busiest local bus routes to Hennepin [...]
Bus Fares From the GM Light Rail

Fare toolbox grows with introduction of new mobile app 

| Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:52:00 AM
From General Manager Brian Lamb When people leave their homes, there are a few essential items they’re likely carrying with them, including identification, credit or bank cards and a mobile phone. Less likely [...]
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