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Beginning on Thursday morning, Oct. 21, the I-35W & Lake Street Station will open for service. Metro Transit express routes 535, 553, 578, and 597 and SouthWest Transit routes 600 and 695 will begin serving the freeway level; Metro Transit [...]

Beginning Saturday, Oct. 23, schedules for the METRO Blue and Green lines will be adjusted. Trains will operate every 12 minutes, rather than every 10 minutes, during most of the day, every 15-30 minutes during early morning and evening [...]

We know it has been a challenging year for many, and for many reasons. We at Metro Transit want to say thank you to those who have been riding with us, reintroduce ourselves to those who have been away for a while, and welcome those who are [...]

Metro Transit is proud to offer the free use of Aira, an app that connects blind and low vision customers to a live agent for navigation assistance. When you access the app at a Metro Transit stop or station, your entire trip is covered! [...]

Some things are too important to let run out. Set it and forget it. With Auto Refill, we’ll automatically add value to your Go-To Card or pass from a credit card – just tell us the amount and when to add it. Never worry about having enough [...]

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 [...]

Metro Transit on July 15, 2021, announced safety and security initiatives that will improve the customer experience on and around buses and trains. The initiatives, which amount to more than $4 million in annual investment, are the next steps in [...]

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? [...]

The Minneapolis Farmer’s Market along Nicollet Mall continues every Thursday between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. through Oct. 28, 2021. During the Thursday Farmer’s Markets, all Nicollet Mall-based buses will be detoured to Marquette Ave. (southbound [...]

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 [...]