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Bus Rapid Transit

Good Question: Do I need to signal a stop on BRT? 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, December 7, 2021 9:59:00 AM
Because Bus Rapid Transit lines like the METRO Orange Line have fewer stops, customers sometimes wonder: Do I need to request a stop? Good question! The answer is yes, like any bus route, you need to request a stop when using any METRO BRT Line. [...]
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I-35W & Lake Street Station opening October 18 

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:00:00 PM
After decades of visioning and community input, the I-35W & Lake Street Station will open to the public on Monday, Oct. 18. The two-level station, in the center of I-35W, will be served by several local and express routes and, starting [...]
Bus Bus Rapid Transit

East Metro Gold Line bus rapid transit project advances 

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:58:00 PM
Following an important approval from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the METRO Gold Line is now cleared to enter the engineering phase of a federal program that could pay for 45% of the project’s cost. The approval allows the engineering [...]
Bus Rapid Transit

D Line construction contract awarded 

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, February 10, 2021 5:09:00 PM
On Feb. 10, the Metropolitan Council awarded a $26.1 million contract to Thomas and Sons Construction Inc. for construction of the METRO D Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. “This project is another step towards Metro Transit’s commitment to [...]
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As BRT progress continues, time to look further into the future 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:58:00 PM
From Charles Carlson, Director-BRT Projects Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the METRO A and C lines and many of our local bus routes continue to see comparatively strong ridership. Continued demand in these corridors underscores the need to make [...]
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