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As part of the ongoing, shared effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, Metro Transit began a reduced service schedule on Wednesday, March 25. This is to address a sharp decline in ridership and to focus our resources where they are most needed to [...]

Last update: Wednesday, March 25 To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, transit should be used for essential travel only. Reducing demand will make transit safer for those who have no alternatives but to take transit and operators. Those who [...]

Beginning Wednesday, April 8, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin a major project on Highway 5 between I-494 and Highway 62 (Crosstown). This will have a significant impact on travel to/from the airport and to Route 54, which [...]

Here’s another great way to stay in touch with us – subscribe to the electronic edition of our customer newsletter Connect! Each month, you can get the latest transit news and information about service changes, partner promotions and [...]

If service is significantly affected, updates will be shared here, to customers signed up to receive Rider Alerts via email or text message and on Metro Transit's Twitter and Facebook pages. Did your operator do an outstanding job in the snow? [...]

Now is a great time to kickstart your career with Metro Transit. Right now, new bus drivers will receive a $1,000 hiring bonus! If you like working with people and want to make a difference in your community, come help us run our growing transit [...]

Metro Transit has made quarterly service adjustments. A small portion of Metro Transit’s service receives quarterly adjustments; which can include trip removals, trip reinstatements, or other efficiency revisions based on overall agency capacity, [...]

The winter season is upon us. Here are some tips that can help make your ride more comfortable. Riding the bus Take an earlier trip. Buses move only as quickly as traffic allows. If there is snow or ice, consider taking an earlier bus to [...]

Whether it's a business trip or spring break with the family, why pay big for on-airport parking when you can Ramp-Ride-Fly instead? Take advantage of huge savings by parking in a downtown Minneapolis ramp – then hop on a METRO Blue Line train to [...]

After testing several types of operator barriers, Metro Transit is moving forward with plans to purchase more of the type preferred by operators and technicians. Bus operators will have the choice of using the barrier, or putting it in a pinned [...]