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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 [...]
Bus Transit Information

More new bus stop signs installed 

| Monday, August 8, 2016 8:17:00 AM
Efforts to install new bus stop signs around the region picked back up again this month. In the latest phase of the systemwide roll-out, around 5,000 signs will be installed along nearly 30 local and express routes by the end of the year. Most of [...]
Bus Transit Information

NexTrip signs added to several new locations 

| Monday, November 9, 2015 3:57:00 PM
​Digital displays that provide NexTrip information have been installed at several busy boarding areas around the region, nearly doubling the number of signs up systemwide. NexTrip signs are now located at transit centers in Minneapolis, St. Paul, [...]
Bus Transit Information

Texting to find the NexTrip 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, October 27, 2015 10:43:00 AM
Text messaging has been added as another way to access NexTrip, the service that provides predicted real-time bus and train departure information. Here's how to receive a text message with the predicted departure times of the next four trips at a [...]
Bus Transit Information

Installation of new bus stop signs continues 

| Wednesday, October 14, 2015 11:41:00 AM
After a successful pilot, around 2,300 new bus stop signs with enhanced information will be installed this fall. The new signs include route and unique stop numbers, as well as instructions for accessing real-time predicted departure times [...]
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