Thursday, October 3, 2013 11:10:00 AM
From Brian Lamb, Metro Transit General Manager
Customers boarded our buses, light-rail and commuter trains more than 81 million times last year. Despite the high volume of customers, we strive every day to ensure every person who uses our [...]
Thursday, October 3, 2013 9:00:00 AM
When Mary Thompson started her new job in downtown Minneapolis in September, she thought it would be easy to get in her car and go to work. It wasn’t as simple as she’d hoped.
“I drove the first two days and it was pretty undesirable,” [...]
Thursday, September 26, 2013 12:45:00 PM
Lynette Haugen has spent the last five years traveling to and from her job at the Midtown Exchange on Route 5.
On most mornings, that means getting greeted by Metro Transit bus driver Lillie Loving, who welcomed Haugen as if she were an old [...]
Thursday, September 26, 2013 12:30:00 PM
A new report underscores the economic development potential of transit investments like the METRO Red Line launched this summer along Cedar Avenue and planned Arterial Bus Rapid Transit lines in the Twin Cities.
The report from the Institute [...]
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 1:00:00 PM
Visiting from Worcester, Mass., Mary Magnuson, James Cooper and David Barnett thought they’d take a cab from their hotel to downtown Minneapolis. Then they found a more cost-effective solution.
In the Twin Cities for a wedding, the trio hopped [...]