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Updated: April 16 As part of the ongoing, shared effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, Metro Transit began a reduced service schedule on Wednesday, March 25. This is to address a sharp decline in ridership and to focus our resources where they [...]

Beginning Wednesday, April 8, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin a major project on Highway 5 between I-494 and Highway 62 (Crosstown). This will have a significant impact on travel to/from the airport and to Route 54, which [...]

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Now is a great time to kickstart your career with Metro Transit. Right now, new bus drivers will receive a $1,000 hiring bonus! If you like working with people and want to make a difference in your community, come help us run our growing transit [...]

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 [...]

A leader in Metro Transit’s Service Development Department is included in a new list of the top 40 industry stand-outs under 40 years old. Kristin Thompson, Assistant Director - Scheduling, Analysis and Data Collection, is recognized in [...]

Stay connected while you ride Northstar All Northstar Commuter Rail trains feature FREE Wi-Fi to keep you connected while you ride. You can check email, download documents or search the web (sorry, no streaming). Connect your device to [...]

Transit Police Capt. Jim Franklin and Senior Manager of Bus Rapid Transit/Small Starts Charles Carlson are included in Mass Transit magazine’s “Top 40 Under 40” list. The trade publication announced the honorees on Monday, Sept. 22. Metro [...]