Tuesday, November 26, 2013 5:00:00 PM
This week’s Good Question comes in response to customers who frequently ask why bus operators sometimes choose not to use bus-only shoulders to avoid traffic.
Customers who rely on Metro Transit enjoy several advantages – avoiding gas and [...]
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 3:30:00 PM
Metro Transit is getting a little greener (again).
This month, a new 40-kilowatt solar array will come online at the Light Rail Support Facility, located east of the METRO Blue Line on Franklin Avenue. The facility serves as a base for all Metro [...]
Links of Interest
Friday, November 22, 2013 4:00:00 PM
Buses, trains and other modes of transit carry more people more efficiently – a point that was made vividly clear in an image that recently circulated on the Internet.
The image sets side-by-side the amount of road space consumed by [...]
METRO Orange Line
Route of the Week
Friday, November 22, 2013 3:24:00 PM
Janell Nelson hadn’t worked in downtown Minneapolis for over 20 years. But when she got a new job that brought her back to the heart of the city in early November, she knew immediately that she wasn’t interested in driving to the office every day. [...]
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 4:16:00 PM
When Charles Donaldson began policing buses in 1985, he’d simply leave his downtown Minneapolis apartment, walk to the corner and hop aboard.
He carried no radio to keep him in touch with other officers and worked a loosely-coordinated schedule [...]