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Transit Information

Meet the mapmaker behind the ambitious new METRO map 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, May 1, 2019 10:13:00 AM
Senior Graphic Designer Leah Janz has made a lot of maps. But none have been quite as ambitious as her latest creation, which depicts each of the current and future Light Rail Transit and Bus Rapid Transit lines that make up the METRO [...]
Community Transit Information

Bus Buddies help refugees build confidence, join community through transit 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, June 20, 2018 3:36:00 PM
One of the first places refugees resettling in the Twin Cities can turn to for support is the International Institute of Minnesota, which offers classes and other resources to help them become self-sufficient. But without a driver’s license or a [...]
Transit Information

Rider Alert survey provides valuable feedback 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, May 2, 2017 9:52:00 AM
We asked, and you answered. After planned light-rail maintenance and construction caused buses to replace trains on two recent weekends, Metro Transit wanted to learn what you thought about our Rider Alert subscription service. By signing up for [...]
Bus Transit Information

Longtime Transit Information rep remembered for remembering 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:45:00 PM
Early in his career as a Transit Information representative, Ben Rajkowski was on the phone with a customer trying to find their way to a Route 64 bus stop so they could get from Maplewood to St. Paul. After more than 20 minutes, the caller still [...]
Transit Information

Looking for your bus or train? "Show my bus" now in NexTrip! 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, February 6, 2017 8:43:00 AM
Customers can track approaching buses or trains in real time using a feature called Show My Bus. The feature can be accessed through Metro Transit's app or website. Links are found on route schedule pages and through NexTrip. In the app, select Trip [...]
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