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Routes will change on Dec. 1

Effective Saturday, Dec. 1, changes will be made to routes operated by Metro Transit. 

Below is an overview of the changes.

Click on a link below to review an updated schedule.

Detailed schedule information for these routes are available now online only. 

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ROUTE 3

  • Eastbound trips that leave 5th St. Garage at 4:14 p.m. (3A) and 6:57 p.m. (3E) will be reinstated.

  • Westbound Route 3A trip that leaves Union Depot at 6:33 a.m. will be reinstated. 

  • Westbound Route 3B trip that leaves 4th & Minnesota at 5:35 p.m. will be reinstated.

 

ROUTE 5

  • Southbound 5E trip leaving 26th Ave & Penn Ave. at 6:28 a.m. will be reinstated.

  • Southbound trip leaving Osseo Rd & 47th Ave. at 7:21 a.m. will be reinstated.
  
  • Southbound 5A trip leaving 7th St. Garage at 7:24 a.m. will be reinstated.

  • Northbound 5L trip leaving Mall of America Transit Station at 7:44 a.m. will be reinstated.

  • Southbound trips leaving Brooklyn Center Transit Center at (5A) 7:32 a.m. and (5E) 5:16 p.m. will be reinstated.

  • Northbound 5M trip leaving Chicago & 38th St. at 3:19 p.m. will be reinstated.

  • Northbound 5M trip leaving Chicago & 56th St. at 3:40 p.m. will be reinstated.

 

ROUTE 6

  • Northbound trips leaving Minnesota Dr. & France Ave. at 5:25 a.m. and 2:52 p.m. will be reinstated.

  • Northbound trip leaving Southdale Transit Center at 5:21 p.m. will be reinstated

  • Southbound trips leaving 1st Ave. & 1st St. at (6K) 6:39 a.m., (6B) 4:12 p.m. and (6B) 6:27 p.m. will be reinstated.

 

ROUTE 10

  • Northbound 10U trip leaving Leamington Ramp at 7:48 a.m. will be reinstated.
 
  • Southbound trips leaving Northtown Transit Center at 5:56 and 6:32 a.m. will be reinstated.

 

ROUTE 12

  • Eastbound trip leaving Opportunity Partners at 4:35 p.m. will be reinstated.

 

ROUTE 16

  • Route west of Fairview Ave. Station will be eliminated due to low ridership. Alternate service is available on the Green Line and Routes 63, 67 and 87. 

  
• Weekday and Saturday service after about 9:00 p.m. and after 8:30 p.m. on Sundays will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • All trips will serve Union Depot.

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

 

ROUTE 18

  • Northbound trip leaving 104th St. & Bloomington Freeway W. at 5:04 p.m. will be reinstated.

  • Northbound trip leaving Nicollet & 46th St. at 5:24 a.m. will be reinstated.

  • Northbound trip leaving American Blvd. & 2nd Ave. at 7:04 a.m. will be reinstated.

  • Southbound trips leaving Nicollet & 3rd at 6:11 a.m.  and 8:05 a.m. and 6:40 p.m. will be reinstated.



ROUTE 19

  • Schedule times will be adjusted for all days to account for the end of C Line/Penn Ave. construction.

 

ROUTE 20

  • This route is being eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Alternate service to downtown is available on the METRO Blue and Green Lines, with connecting service with Hennepin Ave. and Nicollet Mall to the south end of downtown.

 

ROUTE 21

  
• Schedule times will be adjusted due to frequencies of service during the midday on weekdays, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Buses will operate every 10 minutes on weekdays and Saturdays and every 15 minutes on Sundays in Minneapolis and every 20 minutes on weekdays and Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays in St. Paul.
 

ROUTE 23

  • A new eastbound trip departing 38th St. & Bryant at 4:59 a.m. will be added on weekday, Saturday and Sunday. This trip will make connections with the southbound Blue Line to better serve morning shifts at the airport.

  • Westbound weekday trip currently leaving Minnesota Veterans Home at 5:22 a.m. will leave Becketwood at 5:27 a.m. instead.

 

ROUTE 25

  
• Southbound trip currently leaving Nicollet Mall & 3rd St. at 3:30 p.m. will leave at 3:42 p.m. instead. 

  • Southbound trip leaving Northtown Transit Center at 5:05 p.m. will end at Nicollet & Grant and will no longer operate south of downtown.

  • A new southbound trip will leave Nicollet Mall & 3rd St. at 5:37 p.m. and arrive at Cedar Trails Condos at 6:16 p.m.

  • Northbound trip from Leamington Ramp at 6:33 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership. This is the only trip serving Gardenia Ave. & Central Ave. Alternate            service to Gardenia Ave. & Central Ave. is available on Route 825.

  • Schedule times will be adjusted


 

ROUTE 46 

Weekday
  • Westbound trip leaving 46th St. Station at 3:06 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership, as the previous trip will now serve Washburn High School.
 
Saturday
  •  Eastbound trips leaving 46th St. & Nicollet at 6:08 a.m. and from Eden & Vernon at 6:31 p.m. and 7:31 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Westbound trips leaving 46th St. Station at 6:12 a.m. and from 7th St. & Madison at 6:30 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

Sunday
  • Eastbound trip leaving from 46th St. & Nicollet at 8:08 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Westbound trip leaving W. 7th St. & Madison at 4:30 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.
 

 

ROUTE 53

  • Eastbound trip leaving Uptown Transit Station at 6:30 a.m. will be reinstated.

   • Westbound trip leaving Grove St. & Lafayette Rd. at 3:57 p.m. will be reinstated.
 

 

ROUTE 54

  • Eastbound trips leaving Mall of America Transit Station at 3:45 and 5:47 p.m. will be reinstated.
  
  • Eastbound 54M trips leaving Mall of America Transit Station at 7:36 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. will be reinstated.

  • Westbound trips leaving Union Depot at 4:46 and 6:37 p.m. will be reinstated.

  • Westbound trip leaving Maplewood Mall Transit Center at 4:47 p.m. will be reinstated.
 

 

ROUTE 59

  • Southbound trip leaving 53rd Ave. & Super Target at 7:36 a.m. will be reinstated.

  • Northbound trips that leave Leamington Ramp at 4:01 p.m. and 4:48 p.m. will be reinstated.

 

ROUTE 61

  • Eastbound trip that leaves 7th St. Garage at 5:15 p.m. will be reinstated.
 

 

ROUTE 64

            • One westbound afternoon trip leaving Johnson High School will be reinstated.

            • Westbound trip leaving Hillcrest Shopping Center at 7:34 a.m. will be reinstated.

  

ROUTE 67

Weekday
  • Eastbound trip starting at Franklin Ave. Station at 7:01 a.m. and westbound trip leaving 4th St. & Wabasha at 8:01 a.m. will be reinstated; they will be retimed slightly.

  • Rush-hour service will operate every 30 minutes.

  • Eastbound trip leaving Franklin Ave. Station at 5:41 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.
 
  • Schedule times will be adjusted.

  • Night service will be hourly, with the final eastbound trip leaving Franklin at 11:04 p.m., and final westbound trip leaving 4th St. & Wabasha at 10:49 p.m., ending at      Fairview.


Saturday
  • Morning and night service will be reduced due to low ridership.

  • First eastbound trip will leave Franklin at 6:51 a.m. and last trip will leave Franklin at 9:00 p.m.

  • Trip leaving Franklin at 8:21 p.m. will be eliminated and trip now leaving at 7:51 p.m. will start at 8:00 p.m.

  • First westbound trip will leave 4th & Wabasha at 7:47 a.m. and final trip will leave at 9:47 p.m.

Sunday
  • Morning and night service will be reduced.

  • First eastbound trip will leave Franklin at 7:47 a.m., and final trip will leave Fairview Station at 9:04 p.m. 

  • Eastbound trips leaving Fairview at 8:33 a.m. and 8:33 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • First westbound trip will leave 4th & Wabasha at 8:33 a.m. and last trip will leave at 8:33 p.m. 

  • Westbound trip leaving 4th & Wabasha at 9:03 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership


  

ROUTE 70

  
• Midday trips during the week will not operate west of downtown St. Paul. Trip times will shift slightly

  • Eastbound weekday trips leaving Kenneth & Ford Pkwy. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. will instead start in downtown St. Paul at 5th St. & Minnesota.

  • Westbound weekday trips leaving Sun Ray Transit Center at 8:22 a.m., 9:20 a.m., 10:20 a.m., 11:20 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. and leaving Ramsey County                  Correctional Facility at 1:18 p.m. will end at 6th St. & Cedar in downtown St. Paul. 

  • Alternate service is available on Routes 54, 74, 83, 84, 87 and A Line with a transfer.

 

ROUTE 71

  • Northbound Sunday trips starting at Robert & 6th St. at 6:05 a.m., 7:05 a.m., and 12:05 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Southbound Sunday trips starting at Sloan & Roselawn at 6:33 a.m. and 11:36 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

 

ROUTE 74

  • Eastbound trips leaving 46th St. Station at (74S) 3:08 and 5:54 p.m. will be reinstated.

  • Westbound 74A trip leaving Randolph Ave. & Snelling Ave. at 2:48 p.m. will be reinstated.

  • Westbound 74A trip leaving Sunray Transit Center at 4:30 p.m. will be reinstated.

 
 

ROUTE 84

  • Route 84 north of Snelling Ave. & Como Ave. will be eliminated. Alternate service is available on the A Line.

  • Northbound buses will travel via Snelling, Como and Pascal St., providing service to Lyngblomsten Senior Homes.

  • Southbound buses will travel via Pascal, Midway Pkwy. and Snelling Ave.

  •  Southbound trips will be retimed most of the day.

  

ROUTE 133/135 

  • Northbound Route 133 trip leaving 1000 46th St. E. at 5:19 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Northbound Route 135 trip leaving 48th St. and Grand Ave. at 5:29 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Northbound Route 135 trip leaving 48th St. and Grand Ave. at 7:16 a.m. will be reinstated. 




ROUTE 134

  • Frequency adjusted from approximately 15 minutes to 20 minutes between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from Gannon & Norfolk and between 4:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. for downtown departures.

  • Eastbound trip leaving at 5:15 p.m. from 7th St. Transit Center will be extended to Gannon & Norfolk.

 

ROUTE 141

  • Northbound trip leaving Minneapolis Community and Tech College at 4:50 p.m. will be reinstated.

 


ROUTE 146

  • Northbound trip departing Eden & Vernon at 5:10 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Southbound trips will start at 1st St. S. & 3rd Ave. S. instead of Gateway Ramp.

  • The Route B terminal will no longer be at #5500 Lincoln Dr. but is moving three blocks south to Londonderry Rd. at Lincoln Dr.

  • Running time and trip times will be adjusted slightly.



ROUTE 156/558

  • Northbound trip on Route 156 leaving Lyndale & 56th St. at 5:01 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Northbound trip on Route 558 leaving 70th St. & Nicollet at 4:55 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Reinstate the Route 558 northbound trip leaving 70th St. & Nicollet at 7:50 a.m.

  • Southbound trips will return to 35W from detour on Portland Ave. 

  • Schedule times will be adjusted.



ROUTE 263

  • Reinstate northbound trip starting at 1st Ave. & 14th St. at 5:12 p.m.

  • All trips will be extended to serve the Hwy. 61 & Co. Rd. C Park and Ride.

  • Larger, articulated buses will be assigned to all trips.

  • Adjust some trips times and travel times.

  • This route will now share a pocket schedule with Route 270.


ROUTE 270

  • Westbound trip departing Maplewood Mall Transit Center at 7:10 a.m. will be reinstated. 

  • Reinstate and retime trip that had started at 11th St. & 2nd Ave. at 4:29 p.m.

  • Maintain the 270P trips that serve Hwy. 61 & Co. Rd. C Park & Ride and the Hwy. 36 & Rice St. Park & Ride.
    Eliminate the Hwy. 61 & Co. Rd. C Park & Ride stop from all other trips.

  • Consolidate and retime some trips, to reflect revised ridership with shift of Co. Rd. C Park & Ride customers to Route 263.

  • Adjust travel times.

  • This route will now share a printed schedule with Route 263.

 

ROUTE 467

  
• Frequency will be adjusted to better accommodate demand between 7:00 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. from Kenrick Park & Ride and between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. from                downtown.
                    
  • The trip leaving Kenrick Park & Ride at 8:11 a.m. will move four minutes later.
 

 

ROUTE 515

  • Schedule times will be adjusted on all weekday, Saturday and Sunday trips to reflect the end of the 66th St. construction.

 

ROUTE 535/597

  • All Route 597 buses will stop at 46th St. Station to provide connections.

  • Schedule times will be adjusted slightly.
 

ROUTE 552/553

  • Northbound trip on Route 552 leaving 10th & Old Shakopee at 5:05 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Northbound trip on Route 553 leaving 10th & Old Shakopee at 5:07 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • The Route 553 trip leaving 10th & Old Shakopee Rd. at 7:01 a.m will be reinstated.

  • Southbound trips will be rerouted to travel between Hennepin Ave. and Marquette Ave. via 1st St. instead of Washington Ave. to reduce delays.


ROUTE 554         

  • Northbound trip departing 104th St. & Bloomington Freeway Rd. at 4:59 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Reinstate the 3:28 p.m. southbound trip from Gateway Ramp.

 

ROUTE 578

  • Northbound trip leaving Southdale Transit Center at 5:17 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Reinstate northbound trip leaving Johnson & 78th St. at 8:07 a.m.

  • All buses will stop at 46th St. Station instead provide connections.

  • Running time and trip times will be adjusted slightly.

 

ROUTE 587

  • Northbound trip leaving Johnson Ave. & 78th St. at 6:36 a.m. will be reinstated.

 

ROUTE 612

  • Westbound 612D trip leaving Lagoon Ave. & Emerson Ave. at 3:40 p.m. will be reinstated.

 

ROUTE 645

  • Westbound 645A trip leaving 2nd Ave. & Washington Ave. at 4:31 p.m. will be reinstated.

 

ROUTE 667

  • Westbound 667B trip leaving Washington Ave. and Hennepin Ave. at 4:59 p.m. will be reinstated.
 


ROUTE 668

  • Eastbound trip departing 2nd St. & Tyler at 8:16 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Alternate service is available on a trip departing 2nd St. & Tyler nine minutes earlier, at 8:07 a.m.

 

ROUTE 721

  • Northbound 721C trip leaving 9th Ave. & 7th St. at 4:37 p.m. will be reinstated.

 

ROUTE 755

  • Northbound trip leaving Gateway Ramp at 6:11 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Southbound trip leaving Nathan Ln. & Bass Lake Rd. at 5:33 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Alternate service is available on Route 705, with a transfer to/from Route 645 at Louisiana Transit Center.


 

ROUTE 760

  
• Southbound trip leaving 85th Ave. and Xylon Ave. at 6:38 a.m. will be reinstated.

 

ROUTE 761

  
• Southbound trip that left 80th Ave. & Yates at 6:28 a.m. will be reinstated.
                    
  • Southbound trip leaving 80th Ave. & Yates at 6:42 a.m. will be eliminated.

  • Northbound trip that previously left 12th St and Hennepin Ave at  4:11 p.m. will be reinstated.

  • Northbound trip leaving 12th St. and Hennepin Ave. at 5:37 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.  

 

ROUTE 763          
 
  • Southbound trip leaving 73rd Ave. & France at 8:09 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Northbound trip leaving 12th St. and Hennepin Ave. at 5:39 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Northbound trip that left 12th St. and Hennepin Ave. at 3:32 p.m. will be reinstated.

  • Minor adjustments to schedule times.


 

ROUTE 766

  • Northbound trips leaving Leamington Ramp at 8:31a.m. and 1:37 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Northbound trip leaving Leamington Ramp at 4:14 p.m. will be reinstated.

  • Southbound trip leaving 4th Ave. & Monroe St. at 2:35 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

  • Southbound trips leaving Richardson Park & Ride at 3:34 p.m. and 5:14 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

 

ROUTE 767

  
• Southbound trip leaving 69th Ave. & Magda Drive at 6:59 a.m. will be reinstated.
 


ROUTE 768

  • Frequency adjustments in both the morning and evening rush hours.

  • Adjust morning frequency leaving Noble Ave. Park & Ride between 6:55 a.m. and 8:10 a.m.

  • Adjust evening frequency leaving downtown between 4:40 p.m. and 5:10 p.m.


ROUTE 780

  • Southbound trip leaving Weaver Lake Rd. & Fish Lake Rd. at 5:53 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

 

ROUTE 785

  
• New trip leaving Parkway Station at 6:20 a.m. will be added.
    The frequency on subsequent trips will be adjusted to provide 10-minute service from Parkway Station between 6:20 a.m. and 7:40 a.m.

 

ROUTE 825

  
• Southbound trip leaving Northtown Transit Center at 6:41 a.m. will be reinstated.

 
 

ROUTE 850

  
• Frequency adjustments in both the morning and evening rush hours.

  • Adjust morning frequency leaving Foley Park & Ride between 7:05 a.m. and 7:25 a.m.

  • Adjust evening frequency leaving downtown between 5:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.


 

ROUTE 854

  
• Reinstate the southbound trip leaving 121st Ave. & Hanson at 6:21 a.m. and the northbound trip leaving 11th St. & 2nd Ave. S. at 5:04 p.m.

  • Southbound trip leaving Paul Pkwy & Hwy. 65 at 6:50 a.m. and the northbound trip departing 11th St. & 2nd Ave. S. at 4:50 p.m. will be eliminated due to low              ridership.

  • Adjust evening frequency leaving downtown between 4:20 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

  • Northbound trip leaving 11th St. & 2nd Ave. S at 6:14 p.m. will end at Northtown Transit Center instead of serving the H branch to 121st Ave. & Hanson.

  • Southbound the trip currently leaving 121st Ave. & Hanson at 6:44 a.m. will leave 2 minutes later at 6:46 a.m.

 

ROUTE 865

  
• Southbound trips leaving Paul Pkwy. Park & Ride at 6:51 a.m. and 7:05 a.m.consolidated into one trip that leaves at 6:58 a.m. and arrives at 8th St. &        Marquette at 7:37 a.m.

 

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