Anoka County Gets New Provider for Transit Service

Anoka County has transitioned its dial-a-ride service to Transit Link, a seven-county metrowide transportation program that provides curb-to-curb minibus or van service to the public.

The shift moves the county from its previous curbside program, which included as many as 20 providers with varying fare structures, to one streamlined service, according to a release from Anoka County.

Transit Link is available to anyone living in the county and can be used from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, with some areas also offering weekend services. Fares are based on distance traveled, ranging from $2.25 each way for trips less than 10 miles, to $6.75 each way for trips greater than 20 miles.

Riders can transfer to any metro-area regular transit bus route for free, except the Northstar commuter rail or peak express bus services.

To reserve a ride, call 651-602-5465 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information about the program, call 763-422-7075.

-- Sarah Horner

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