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Quarterly service changes begin Saturday, Dec. 3

     

On Dec. 3, Metro Transit will make changes to transit service throughout the metro. These planned quarterly service changes are being made to maintain reliability amid an ongoing driver shortage. 

We will maintain the reliability of our scheduled service using these criteria:

  • Maintain the reliability of our scheduled service    
  • Identify service where customers have an alternative (route, frequency or auto)    
  • Minimize ridership impact/capacity    
  • Balance network frequency and coverage    
  • Evaluate service changes with an eye towards reducing impact on low income communities and communities of color



Transit Information is available by phone (612-373-3333) and text (612-444-1161) Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and at Service Centers in downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis – hours and locations here.  Customer Relations is available by phone (612-373-3333) and online Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Check below to see if your route will change on Saturday, Dec. 3

If your route is not listed, the current service or suspension will remain for that route.


METRO lines Routes 1 - 99 Routes 100s Routes 200s Routes 300s Routes 500s Routes 600s Routes 700s Routes 800s Maple Grove


   METRO lines


METRO Blue Line (PDF)

  • Most northbound trips will leave Mall of America three minutes earlier.
     
  • Most southbound trips will leave Target Field Station two minutes later.

METRO Orange Line (PDF)

  • Weekday non-rush hour service will change to every 30 minutes.
     
  • Schedule times will be adjusted for all days of the week to better reflect actual travel times.

METRO D Line (PDF) - NEW!

  • New METRO D Line will mostly replace Route 5 between Mall of America and Brooklyn Center Transit Center.

 1-99


ROUTE 4 (PDF)

  • Buses return to Hennepin Ave. in downtown Minneapolis
     
  • Morning rush hour frequency north of downtown Minneapolis before 7:30 a.m. and after 8 a.m. will change to every 30 minutes.
     
  • Schedule times will be adjusted for all days of the week.

ROUTE 5 (PDF)

  • Service begins on METRO D Line which replaces large portions of Route 5.
     
  • Frequency on remaining service between Brooklyn Center Transit Center and Chicago Ave. & 56th St., will change to every hour.
     
  • New timepoint at Oak Lake Ave & 7th St. replaces Olson Memorial Hwy. & 7th St. Board and exit northbound buses at new stop at Oak Lake Ave. and at the new 7th St. & Olson-5th Ave. Station.
     
  • Service on 26th Ave. N. eliminated.
     
  • Current afternoon trips from Patrick Henry and North high schools will remain.

ROUTE 6 (PDF)

  • Buses return to Hennepin Ave. in downtown Minneapolis.
     
  • One Route 6K branch trip south of Southdale during afternoon rush hour will be eliminated.
     
  • Schedule times will be adjusted for all days of the week.

ROUTE 7 (PDF)

  • Buses return to Hennepin Ave. in downtown Minneapolis.
     
  • Non-rush hour weekday service and all-day weekend service will change to every hour.
     
  • Schedule times will be adjusted for all days of the week.

ROUTE 9 (PDF)

  • Non-rush hour weekday service and all-day weekend service will change to every hour.
     
  • Weekday Route 9B branch on Xenia Ave. and Glenwood west of Penn Ave. will be suspended.
     
  • Schedule times will be adjusted for all service days.

ROUTE 14 (PDF)

  •  Northbound buses return to Hennepin Ave. in downtown Minneapolis.
     
  • Schedule and route map will update accordingly.

ROUTE 21 (PDF)

  • Schedule times will be adjusted for all service days.

ROUTE 22 (PDF)

  • New timepoint at Oak Lake Ave & 7th St replaces Olson Memorial Hwy & 7th St.  Board and exit northbound buses at new stop at Oak Lake Ave. and at the new 7th St. & Olson-5th Ave. Station.

ROUTE 23 (PDF)

  • Non-rush hour weekday service and all-day weekend service will change to every hour.
     
  • Route 23H service east of 46th Ave. will be suspended on weekends. 
    Alternate service available on the METRO A Line and Route 74.
     
  • Schedule and route map will be updated accordingly.

ROUTE 25 (PDF)

  • Midday and Saturday service will be replaced by Route 804 between Silver Lake Village and Northtown.
     
  • New Route 25H branch from New Brighton to Co. Rd. H Park & Ride begins.
     
  • Route change in Mounds View to serve Co. Rd. H2, Quincy St, and Co. Rd. I. 
     
  • Service will be eliminated on parts of Co. Rd. H, Co Rd. H2, Long Lake Rd. and Hillview.   
     
  • With the exception of one school day-only trip in each direction, all Route 25L service via Kenwood will be suspended. 
     
  • Route 25D branch service on Gardena Ave., Matterhorn Dr., and Innsbruck Dr. will be suspended. 
     
  • Alternate service will be available on Central Ave. (Route 10) and Silver Lake Rd. (Routes 25 and 805)
     
  • Schedule and route map will be updated accordingly.

ROUTE 30 (PDF)

  • Weekday service during non-rush hours and weekends will change to every 30 and 60 minutes.  
     
  • Schedule will be updated accordingly. 

ROUTE 46 (PDF)

  • Weekday service east of Hiawatha Ave. & 46th St. Station will be suspended.
    Alternate service is available on the METRO A Line and routes 74 and 87.
     
  • Schedule and map will be updated accordingly.

ROUTE 54 (PDF)

  • New routing via Wacouta St. (moving from Wall St.) in Lowertown St. Paul. 
     
  • Eastbound schedule times will be adjusted for all days of the week.  
     
  • Schedule and map will be updated accordingly.

ROUTE 61 (PDF)

  • Buses return to Hennepin Ave. in downtown Minneapolis.  
     
  • New routing leaving downtown St. Paul via Wacouta St. (moving from Wall St.) in Lowertown St. Paul. 
     
  • Rush-hour frequency will change to every 30 minutes, with additional trips that run only on school days in St. Paul.  
     
  • Schedule times will be adjusted for all days of the week. 

ROUTE 62 (PDF)

  • More trips will serve the portion of the route between Rice/Larpenteur and Little Canada Transit Center. 
     
  • Shoreview service will be slightly reduced, retimed, and select trips become shuttles between Shoreview and Little Canada. 
     
  • Most weekday rush-hour service on Rice St. will be reduced to every 30 minutes.    
     
  • Schedule times will be adjusted.

ROUTE 63 (PDF)

  • Eastbound schedule times will be adjusted for all days of the week.

ROUTE 64 (PDF)

  • New eastbound routing via Wacouta St. (moving from Wall St.) in Lowertown St. Paul.
     
  • Saturday eastbound trip starting at Smith Ramp at 5:27 a.m. will no longer operate. 
     
  • Saturday westbound trip now starting at Maplewood Mall at 5:11 a.m. will be rescheduled to start at 4:57 a.m. to connect with Route 54 in downtown St. Paul. 
     
  • Additional weekend trips will be extended to serve Smith Ramp. 
     
  • Eastbound schedule times will be adjusted for all days of the week.

ROUTE 65 (PDF)

  • Weekday service during non-rush hours and weekends will change to every hour. 
     
  • Rush-hour service will remain every 30 minutes. 
     
  • Schedule times will be adjusted for all days of the week.

ROUTE 67 (PDF)

  • Weekday service during non-rush hours and weekends will change to every hour. 
     
  • Rush-hour service will remain every 30 minutes. 

ROUTE 70 (PDF)

  • New routing via Wacouta St. (moving from Wall St.) in Lowertown St. Paul. 
     
  • Eastbound schedule times will be adjusted on weekdays.

ROUTE 74 (PDF)

  • New routing via Wacouta St. (moving from Wall St.) in Lowertown St. Paul. 
     
  • Eastbound schedule times will be adjusted on weekdays.

ROUTE 83 (PDF)

  • Weekday service during non-rush hours and weekends will alternate every 30 minutes and every hour. 
     
  • Rush-hour service will remain every 30 minutes. 

ROUTE 87 (PDF)

  • Weekday service during non-rush hours and weekends will change to every hour.
     
  • Rush-hour service will remain every 30 minutes. 

ROUTE 94 (PDF)

  • Rush-hour service will be changed to every 30 minutes. 
     
  • Service during non-rush hours will alternate to every 30 minutes and every hour. 
     
  • Route 94F branch to River Park Plaza will be suspended. 

 100-199


ROUTE 115

  • Service will be suspended based on current ridership and resources.   
    Alternate service is available on the METRO Green Line and Routes 4, 6, 17 and 18.

 200-299


ROUTE 219 (PDF)

  • Saturday service will be reduced to every two hours before 9 a.m. and after 4 p.m.  
     
  • Saturday service will begin an hour later and end and hour earlier. 

ROUTE 264 (PDF)

  • Service will change to two morning and two afternoon trips to better match ridership and resources. 
     
  • The southbound trip leaving Rosedale Transit Center at 7:10 a.m. will no longer operate. 
     
  • The northbound trip leaving 2nd Ave. & 11th St. at 4:43 p.m. will no longer operate.

ROUTE 270 (PDF)

  • Service will consist of three trips in each direction to better match ridership and resources.  
     
  • Westbound trips leaving Maplewood Mall Transit Center at 5:47, 7:29, and 8:07 a.m. will no longer operate.  
     
  • Eastbound trips leaving 2nd Ave. & 11th St. at 2:43, 3:47 and 5:11 p.m. will no longer operate.

ROUTE 275 (PDF)

  • Service will consist of two trips in each direction to better match ridership and resources.  
     
  • Southbound trip leaving Co. Rd. 14 Park & Ride at 6:38 a.m. will no longer operate.  
     
  • Northbound trip leaving Smith Avenue Ramp at 4 p.m. will no longer operate. 

ROUTE 294 (PDF)

  • Eastbound start times will be adjusted on weekdays.   

 300-399


ROUTES 323 (PDF)

  • Weekday service during non-rush hours and weekends will change to every hour. 
     
  • Late night service will end an hour earlier.  
     
  • Schedule will be updated accordingly. 

ROUTES 353 (PDF)

  • Schedule will update to reflect the end of Hwy. 94 & I-35E construction and actual travel times.

ROUTES 363 (PDF)

  • Service will be reduced from four trips to three in each rush hour period.   
     
  • The trips departing Cottage Grove Park & Ride at 5:36 a.m. and 5th St. Transit Center at 5:20 p.m. will be suspended. 
     
  • Alternate east metro service is available via Route 353 from Woodbury Theatre Park & Ride.  
     
  • Schedule will update to reflect the end of Hwy. 94 & I-35E construction and actual travel times.

 500-599


ROUTE 515 (PDF)

  • Route will move from Richfield Pkwy. to Bloomington Ave. & 66th St. and continue service to Cedar Point Commons via Richfield Pkwy. roundabout.  
     
  • Schedule times will be adjusted for better connection with the METRO Orange Line. 

ROUTE 534 (PDF)

  • Evening and weekend service will be suspended.  
     
  • Frequency will be adjusted to every two hours. 
     
  • Select trips extended to Old Shakopee Rd./Valley West Center.  
     
  • Schedule times adjusted for better connection with the METRO Orange Line.

ROUTE 537 (PDF)

  • Frequency will be adjusted to every two hours. 
     
  • All southbound trips after the morning rush hour will end at the new “A” terminal at Normandale College.

ROUTE 538 (PDF)

  • Rush hour frequency will be adjusted to alternate every 30 minutes and hourly.  
     
  • Schedule times adjusted for better connection with the METRO Orange Line. 

ROUTE 539 (PDF)

  • Schedule times adjusted for better connection with the METRO Orange Line. 

ROUTE 540 (PDF)

  • Frequency will be adjusted to every 30 minutes for most of morning rush hour and all of afternoon rush hour.
     
  • Midday and evening service will alternate every 30 minutes and hourly.  
     
  • Schedule times adjusted for better connection with the METRO Orange Line.

ROUTE 542 (PDF)

  • Frequency will be adjusted to approximately every hour. 
     
  • Service west of American Blvd./Normandale Lake Blvd to 78th/Washington will be suspended. 

ROUTE 546 (PDF)

  • Weekday service during non-rush hours and weekends will change to every hour.  
     
  • Schedule times adjusted for better connection with the METRO Orange Line and other routes at 98th St. station.

ROUTE 547

  • Service will be suspended.

 600-699


ROUTE 645 (PDF)

  • Service west of Wayzata Park & Ride will be suspended. 
     
  • Weekday non-rush hour service west of Plymouth Rd. Park & Ride will be suspended. 
     
  • Weekday rush-hour frequency will be changed to every hour.  
     
  • Weekend service will be reduced to every two hours.

ROUTE 667 (PDF)

  • Service will be reduced from three trips to two in the morning rush hour. 
     
  • The trip leaving Amhurst at 8:16 a.m. will be suspended.

ROUTE 673 (PDF)

  • Trips will be reduced from three trips to two in each direction.  
     
  • Trip leaving Louisiana Transit Center at 7:05 a.m. will be suspended. 
     
  • Trip leaving 3rd St. & Marquette Ave. at 4:39 p.m. will be suspended. 

 700-799


ROUTE 721 (PDF)

  • Service between Brooklyn Center Transit Center and downtown Minneapolis will be replaced by new METRO D Line.

ROUTE 755 (PDF)

  • Service will change to every hour for most of the morning rush hours and all of the afternoon rush hours.  
     
  • Bass Lake Business Park timepoints will be adjusted to reflect current routing.

ROUTE 760 (PDF)

  • Service will be reduced from three to two trips in each direction.  
     
  • Southbound trip leaving 85th Ave. & Xylon at 6:32 a.m. will be suspended. 
     
  • Northbound trip leaving 2nd Ave. & 10th St. at 4:34 p.m. will be suspended.

ROUTE 763 (PDF)

  • Timepoint at Humboldt & 69th St. will move to Humboldt & 70th St.
  • Northbound trips will be adjusted to better reflect actual travel times in downtown Minneapolis. 

ROUTE 766 (PDF)

  • Route 766E branch to Anoka will be suspended.  
     
  • Service reduced to three trips in each direction.

 800-899


ROUTE 804 (PDF)

  • Southbound service will extend beyond Silver Lake Village to Northtown via current Route 25 routing.  
     
  • Service between Old Hwy. 8/1st Ave. and Co. Rd. H Park & Ride will be suspended.  
     
  • Weekday and Saturday service will be reduced to every two hours.  
     
  • Sunday service will be suspended. 

ROUTE 805 (PDF)

  • Saturday service will be reduced to every 1½ and 2½ hours.

ROUTE 824 (PDF)

  • Service will be reduced to a single trip in each direction.  
     
  • Southbound trip leaving Northtown at 6:33 a.m. will be suspended. 
     
  • Northbound trip leaving 2nd Ave. & 11th St. at 4:11 p.m. will be suspended.

ROUTE 852 (PDF)

  • Rush hour service will change to every hour.  
     
  • Weekday non-rush hour service will change to every 90 minutes.  
     
  • Saturday service will change to every 1½ and 2½ hours.  
     
  • Service north of Anoka Tech on the Thurston Ave./Lund Blvd. loop will be suspended.

Maple Grove
 

ROUTE 781 (PDF)

  • Trip leaving 2nd Ave. and 10th St. at 3:54 will leave two minutes later at 3:56 p.m.