Friday, January 10, 2014 12:00:00 AM
It was a record year for Metro Transit’s NexTrip system, which provides customers with real-time predicted bus and rail departures. Customers requested NexTrip information online more than 49.2 million times in 2013, up from about 30 million [...]
Thursday, December 12, 2013 9:00:00 AM
When Transit Information Center representative Carol Hansen applied to work for Metro Transit in 1976, she was asked two simple questions: Could she read a map, and did she know north, south, east and west?
Things have advanced quite a bit since [...]
Friday, December 6, 2013 11:00:00 AM
Scott Bergevin and Laura Matson have a lot of ground to cover.
When service changes occur every three months, the pair is responsible for replacing or adding hundreds of new schedules at Metro Transit bus stops from Blaine to Lakeville, and [...]
Thursday, November 14, 2013 1:50:00 PM
A freshman at St. Catherine University, Samantha Alvarez has commuted to class every day this semester by driving her car alone. Though she doesn’t like paying for gas, she said the idea of taking the bus is daunting.
“I’ve always thought buses [...]
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 3:36:00 PM
From Brian Lamb, Metro Transit General Manager
Metro Transit’s 12,268 bus stops are the most visible, widespread and permanent symbols of our organization. Yet, they have lagged behind the re-branding effort already seen on our buses, [...]