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Bus Know Your Operator

Know Your Operator: George Stewart 

| Friday, March 7, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Staying with his grandmother on a farm in rural Vicksburg, Miss., George Stewart got behind the wheel when he was just eight years old. In addition to driving pick-ups and tractors at the farm, he took practice laps in a Pinto around the local [...]
Bus METRO Green Line Minneapolis Route of the Week St. Paul

Route 30: A new way to work 

| Monday, March 3, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Few of those who work at Access Ability drive themselves to the organization’s Northeast Minneapolis offices. Many come from North Minneapolis by taking a bus downtown and transferring to Route 61, which travels along nearby East Hennepin [...]
Bus Light Rail METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Rider Information

Just the facts 

| Friday, February 28, 2014 9:59:00 AM
It can be difficult to grasp the scale of Metro Transit's operations. The picture becomes a bit clearer in a new Fact Book that provides a snapshot of all the services Metro Transit provides. The recently-released 2013 Fact Book covers the big [...]
Bus Rider Information Transit Planning

Take a seat 

| Wednesday, February 19, 2014 8:20:00 AM
Metro Transit customers who use routes 6, 12 or 21 may have noticed a couple of seats go missing beginning earlier this month. Two aisle seats are absent from in front of the rear exit door on two-dozen newly-ordered 40-foot buses, leaving each [...]
Bus Express Bus METRO Green Line Minneapolis Route of the Week St. Paul

Route 94: Saving time and money between the Twin Cities 

| Friday, February 14, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Greg Ruhland boarded Route 94, took a seat near the front of the bus and pulled out his cell phone. En route to St. Paul, he paid a few bills online and placed an order for grocery delivery. The ability to catch up on his household chores is [...]
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