Friday, September 20, 2013 4:00:00 AM
When Metro Transit celebrated its one-billionth customer in 1984, Silas Sharp was there. He was also present in 1999 and again last year, when the agency surpassed the 2 billion and 3 billion customer marks, respectively.
This week, "Sy" [...]
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 8:00:00 AM
Are people who live near the METRO Blue Line happier than those who live in areas without such ready access to light rail transit?
In a word, yes.
New research by University of Minnesota associate professor Jason Cao shows residents [...]
Monday, September 16, 2013 1:00:00 PM
Before they began riding Route 68 last year, Peter and David didn’t know one another. Today, though, the Inver Hills Community College students make a habit of sitting together on the bus so they can debate culture, philosophy and politics while [...]
Monday, September 16, 2013 11:00:00 AM
Metro Transit’s super-hybrid buses – dubbed the cleanest hybrid-electric buses in the United States – were recently featured in a KFAI radio segment.
Introduced at the Minnesota State Fair in 2012, Metro Transit’s two Xcelsior buses are [...]
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 2:00:00 PM
From Brian Lamb, Metro Transit General Manager
The Minnesota State Fair is over but our planning for next year’s event is already underway. One of the most changes we’re preparing for: light-rail connections from the METRO Green Line.