From the GM
Friday, November 15, 2013 12:17:00 PM
From Brian Lamb, Metro Transit General Manager
The Northstar Commuter Rail Line marks its fourth anniversary tomorrow, and the milestone comes with plenty of reasons to celebrate.
Ridership has been higher than 2012 each month this year, [...]
Thursday, November 14, 2013 1:50:00 PM
A freshman at St. Catherine University, Samantha Alvarez has commuted to class every day this semester by driving her car alone. Though she doesn’t like paying for gas, she said the idea of taking the bus is daunting.
“I’ve always thought buses [...]
METRO Blue Line
Monday, November 4, 2013 12:20:00 PM
Snow is back in the forecast...and Metro Transit is ready.
Record-setting winter storms in 1991 and 2010 are the only times in Metro Transit’s modern history where bus service was temporarily suspended due to weather. The all-season METRO Blue [...]
On the METRO
Thursday, September 5, 2013 1:00:00 PM
The Northstar Commuter Rail line isn’t just attracting more commuters this year.
The 40-mile line between Big Lake and downtown Minneapolis is also drawing more private development, with apartments and businesses being built near several stations [...]
Route of the Week
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 3:07:00 PM
It doesn’t go far but it does fill an important niche.
That’s the abbreviated story behind Route 20 – the shortest trip among Metro Transit’s 130 local, suburban and express bus routes.
Launched in 2009, Route 20 makes five one-mile trips [...]