Skip to main content

Rider's Almanac Blog

Bus

New buses hit the streets 

| Thursday, August 8, 2013 9:30:00 AM
If you notice that ‘new bus’ smell the next time you get on board, it’s not your imagination. Metro Transit has received more than 50 new 40-foot diesel buses this year and will get another 24 this fall. Metro Transit's buses typically [...]
Bus Bus Rapid Transit Minneapolis Route of the Week

Route 19: Buses and blossoms on Penn Avenue 

| Wednesday, August 7, 2013 12:37:00 PM
When Karen Bradford was young, she used to ride the bus to downtown Minneapolis with her grandmother so they could shop at the department stores lining Nicollet Mall. Though she’s grown older, Bradford still uses the bus as her primary [...]
Bus Express Bus Fares Good Question Light Rail

Good Question: Why does it cost more to ride during rush hour? 

| Tuesday, August 6, 2013 3:43:00 PM
This week’s Good Question comes from Sarah Graves (@sarahteal), who asked: Why does it cost more to ride during rush hour? In the Twin Cities metro, transit fares are lower during off-peak hours to encourage transit use throughout the entire day [...]
Bus Express Bus In the News Light Rail

Fact Book tells Metro Transit's story by the numbers 

| Tuesday, August 6, 2013 12:57:00 PM
How many square miles do Metro Transit's buses and trains cover? How many commuter rail cars are there on the Northstar Commuter Rail line? And how many items arrive at Metro Transit's Lost & Found every year? The answers to those [...]
Safety Transit Police

New officers, new diversity for Metro Transit police 

| Monday, August 5, 2013 10:49:00 AM
As new immigrants to the United States, Abdulkhayr Hirse and Salah Ahmed relied heavily on transit to get to work and school. A few short years later, their experience is coming full circle. The Somali-born men were among 19 new full-time [...]
Page 152 of 156 << < 30 60 90 120 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 > >>