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About Metro Transit

Metro Transit is the transportation resource for the Twin Cities, offering an integrated network of buses, light rail and commuter trains as well as resources for those who carpool, vanpool, walk or bike. Metro Transit is developing a network of enhanced transitways throughout the region.

Read Metro Transit's Mission Statement and Guiding Principles

2020 Fact Book

Awards and Recognition

Metro Transit funding

Metro Transit is an operating division of the Metropolitan Council. Like transit agencies in most metropolitan areas, Metro Transit relies heavily on state and federal money to finance its operations and capital programs. About 1/3 of Metro Transit's operating budget is covered by fares and advertising revenue, the remainder comes from regional, state, federal, county and other sources (see Metro Transit's annual Fact Book for additional detail).