Skip to main content

Rider's Almanac Blog

Bus Bus Maintenance Safety

More maintenance, more miles 

| Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:03:00 PM
Judging strictly by appearances, the 1984 Ford tow truck kept at the Martin J. Ruter Garage in Brooklyn Center may not seem particularly noteworthy. But the truck has a distinct honor: it is the oldest vehicle in Metro Transit’s fleet. After [...]
Bus METRO Blue Line METRO Orange Line Minneapolis Route of the Week

Route 46: Students, sanctuary and synergy in south Minneapolis 

| Wednesday, August 28, 2013 5:00:00 PM
As classes let out at Southwest High School for the first time on Monday, buses lined up around the perimeter of the school. But they weren’t yellow. Instead, the buses came from Metro Transit and bore all the hallmarks of public transportation [...]
Bus Express Bus In the News State Fair

Ridership strong on State Fair's opening weekend 

| Monday, August 26, 2013 12:28:00 PM
Fairgoers poured onto buses before pouring into the Midway over the first weekend of the Minnesota State Fair. As of Sunday, nearly 80,000 customers had boarded Metro Transit's express State Fair buses or used regular route service to get to the [...]
Good Question Light Rail METRO Blue Line

Good Question: Why doesn't the METRO Blue Line have NexTrip? 

| Friday, August 23, 2013 2:00:00 PM
This week’s Good Question comes from William Lindeke (@BillLendeke), who asked: Why don't we have NexTrip technology on the METRO Blue Line? Adding NexTrip to light rail on the METRO Blue Line has been a lower priority than adding it to [...]
Bus Community From the GM Light Rail

Back to school with Metro Transit 

| Friday, August 23, 2013 11:00:00 AM
From Brian Lamb, Metro Transit General Manager High school students across Minneapolis are heading back to class next week – and for many of them Metro Transit will be the way they get there. When classes resume on Monday our successful Go-To [...]
Page 83 of 91 << < 30 60 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 > >>