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COVID-19

Metro Transit adjusting service due to COVID-19 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, March 23, 2020 3:27:00 PM
Service changes will take effect on Wednesday, March 25, as Metro Transit continues to support efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 while serving those who must make essential trips and who have no other options than to take transit. The [...]
COVID-19

Metro Transit suspending overnight service due to COVID-19 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, March 16, 2020 4:47:00 PM
As part of the ongoing, shared effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, Metro Transit will suspend all bus and light rail service from 11 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. beginning Tuesday, March 17. “We are doing this to help focus our limited resources on [...]
Know Your Operator

Know Your Operator: Darren Rodriguez   

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:49:00 PM
The day a hurricane struck Puerto Rico in 2017, Darren Rodriguez's mother advised him to stay home. Instead, he reported to his job at a nursing home so he could help protect and care for more than 30 elderly individuals. “It’s a miracle that [...]
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Community invited to take new look at Chicago-Lake Transit Center 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:29:00 PM
Community members and a nationally acclaimed design firm are being invited to help imagine the next chapter for the Chicago-Lake Transit Center, one of the busiest boarding locations in the Twin Cities.​ The 13-year-old transit center, just [...]
Ridership

Ridership growing in corridors with fast, frequent service 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:49:00 AM
Ridership continues to rise in corridors with fast, frequent service. The METRO Green Line and METRO A Line each set annual ridership records in 2019. Ridership in the corridor served by the METRO C Line, which opened in June, increased by [...]
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