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Bus Minneapolis

Route 3 changes provide a simpler, more reliable ride 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:16:00 AM
Simpler is better. That's the mantra behind route and schedule changes that took effect in August on Route 3, which connects downtown Minneapolis, the University of Minnesota and downtown St. Paul. To help prevent customer confusion, [...]
Transit Police

For Transit Police K-9s, exposure to transit begins on day one 

| Wednesday, August 25, 2021 9:23:00 PM
K-9s that work with the Metro Transit Police Department will spend nearly a decade sniffing their way around trains, buses and boarding areas. So it only makes sense that their training would also take place in such an environment. And now [...]
Where I'm From

Where I’m From: Joseph Otoo-Essilfie, Rail Supervisor 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, August 19, 2021 10:02:00 AM
Metro Transit employees come from many cultures and backgrounds. To celebrate this diversity, employees who are proud to share their heritage and identity will be regularly featured on the Riders' Almanac blog. Read more stories here. Tell [...]
Bus Shelters

What makes a great bus stop? New guide provides the answer 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, August 18, 2021 8:38:00 PM
The above bus stop, at 26th Street and Lyndale Avenue in Minneapolis, provides plenty of space for customers to board and exit, a key feature of a good bus stop. Metro Transit planners often get asked how to accommodate bus stops when roads [...]
Know Your Operator

Know Your Operator: Veronica Carter, South 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, August 17, 2021 10:23:00 AM
After a year, Veronica Carter looks forward to returning to Route 114, an Express line providing service to the University of Minnesota. As a young woman finding her career path, Veronica Carter wasn’t afraid to take chances or move to find [...]
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