Newport Transit Station
250 Red Rock Crossing, Newport
Description: The Newport Transit Station is located in the southwest corner of Interstate 494 and Highway 61. It features a climate-controlled waiting area with Library Express lockers where library users can order, pick up and return library materials, and 150 free parking spaces. The station opened in December 2014 and was designed to accommodate all types of enhance transit service within the Red Rock Corridor, including Bus Rapid Transit. The Red Rock Corridor is a proposed 30-mile transitway connecting the Twin Cities' southeastern suburbs to St. Paul and Minneapolis. The Newport Transit Station was built with federal, state and Counties Transit Improvement Board funding. Matching funds were provided by the Washington County Regional Railroad Authority.
Routes: 364, with express service to downtown St. Paul and 365, with demonstration express service to downtown Minneapolis. There are three trips each weekday morning and afternoon peak period. An end-to-end trip takes about 24 minutes.