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Bus From the GM Light Rail

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 [...]
Bus

Changes intended to make Route 22 less stop and more go 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, July 27, 2022 9:17:00 PM
Route 22 buses spend a lot of time stopping and waiting as they move, slowly, along their nearly 20-mile trip between Brooklyn Center and south Minneapolis. Changes taking effect on Saturday, Aug. 20, should help them move a little faster and [...]
Bus Safety and Security Action Plan

To help resolve conflicts, operators invited to role play and reflect  

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, July 27, 2022 8:18:00 PM
Entering his second year as an operator, German Gonzalez has welcomed thousands of people onto the bus. In nearly all cases, the exchanges are quick, but pleasant. But there are still rare occasions when he has to think on his feet to keep [...]
Bus Community Shelters

Adopt-a-Stop program revived and expanded 

| Wednesday, April 20, 2022 1:52:00 PM
When Deb Winsor walked to her Uptown bus stop, she was often irked by the amount of litter she found along the way. So she decided to act, joining a growing number of people who have joined the recently revived and expanded Adopt-a-Stop [...]
Bus Light Rail

Many hands make snow work 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, February 23, 2022 9:12:00 AM
Responding to winter weather is a team effort. From our service garages to our Transit Control Center, employees are out early and often preparing for, responding to, and ultimately cleaning up any time snow falls. As snow fell on Tuesday, Feb. [...]
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