Metro Transit

Minneapolis, MN 55411


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560 Sixth Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
United States of America

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The transportation resource for the Twin Cities, offering a network of buses, light rail and commuter trains as well as resources for those who carpool, vanpool, walk or bike. It added a light-rail link between downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul in mid-2014 and is developing enhanced transitways throughout the region.

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Metro Gold Line set to open March 22, 2025, in the Twin Cities

April 3, 2024
The Gold Line is one of three new BRT lines Metro Transit will open next year, expanding the region’s network of Metro lines that provide reliable, all-day service and stations...
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Minneapolis area’s Metro Transit Blue Line light-rail project continues to be eligible for funding through FTA’s New Starts program

March 1, 2024
The Metro Transit Blue Line Extension will extend the existing Blue Line light rail 13.4 miles north, connecting communities in North Minneapolis, Robbinsdale, Crystal and Brooklyn...
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Metro Transit cuts ribbon on new Bielenberg Bridge in Minnesota

Nov. 28, 2023
The new east metro bridge connects the cities of Oakdale and Woodbury and will have dedicated lanes for the Metro Gold Line bus rapid transit corridor, which is scheduled to ...
Metropolitan Council

MetCouncil conducts study on decline of Northstar rail ridership and operational challenges faced due to COVID-19

March 15, 2023
The evaluation results of the project offer context for future decision making for transit service in the Northstar corridor.

MN: Development Along Green Line Soars to More Than $4B

April 21, 2016
The Metropolitan Council has tracked $4.2 billion in development along the existing METRO Green Line, a jump from the calculated $3.2 billion last fall.

Metro Offers Special Shuttle Service to the Soulard Mardi Gras

Jan. 28, 2016
Metro transit is offering special MetroBus shuttle service for parade-goers and celebrants to safely and conveniently travel to Mardi Gras festivities and the 2016 Grand Parade...

Metro Transit Police Department Addressing Disparities

Dec. 23, 2015
Metro Transit is reviewing and examining the policies and practices of the Metro Transit Police Department (MTPD) after data shows disparities in the treatment of people of color...

Donate to Toys for Tots, Get a Free Northstar Family Pass

Dec. 14, 2015
There are two great ways to drop off toys this season. Bring a new, unwrapped toy on your way into downtown Minneapolis on Dec. 16. Or bring your whole family on the train for...

Donate to Toys for Tots and get a free Northstar Family Pass

Nov. 23, 2015
Northstar customers can help brighten a child's holiday – and get a free Northstar Family Pass.There are two great ways to drop off toys this season! Bring a new, unwrapped toy...
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While pursuing their degree, participants will complete internships at Metro Transit, gaining on-the-job experience while earning competitive wages. Full-time Mechanic-Technicians start at around $24 an hour.

MN: Metro Transit Training Program Provides Aspiring Mechanics Skills, Opportunity

Nov. 5, 2015
Launching this fall, the Metro Transit Technician Program will provide participants college and career readiness training, support toward earning a degree and an internship with...

Articles & News

Community Transit
Fare Collection

Fare technology updates: Metro Transit, WeGo, Community Transit

April 10, 2024
Metro Transit and WeGo Public Transit are implementing new ways to pay for fares throughout their systems while Community Transit is proposing eliminating fares on its commuter...
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Safety & Security

Metro Transit TRIP Agents begin riding light-rail vehicles on Blue and Green lines to assist riders

Feb. 23, 2024
TRIP Agents duties include inspecting fares and issuing administrative citations for fare non-payment, educating riders about illegal activities while riding and providing information...
Metropolitan Council
FTA Administrator Nuria Fernandez presented a check to Metropolitan Council and Metro Transit representatives for the METRO Gold Line BRT. The event included local and state elected officials including several of Minnesota's Members of Congress.

FTA, Metropolitan Council sign $239.3 million FFGA for Gold Line BRT project

April 12, 2023
The 10.3-mile BRT route will feature 21 stations and will be the state’s first BRT route to primarily operate in bus-only lanes.

Videos & Resources

Mass Transit Weekly Update 5/20/2016

Mass Transit Weekly Video Update 5/20/2016

May 20, 2016
Maryland MTA CEO announces Roadeo competitors, a snappy Q&A recruitment video, TfL celebrates women in transit, & Metro Transit officer cuts hair for wigs for women with cancer...
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Safety & Security

Metro Transit Police Officer Donates Hair to Cancer Patients

May 20, 2016
Metro Transit Police Officer Bret Fraser grew his hair out for 20 months in order to donate it to Pantene Beautiful Lengths, a program that creates wigs for women experiencing...

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Metro Transit wants to see how you switched your trip through photos and hear how it went.

Metro Transit Asks Residents to Switch One Trip

Sept. 11, 2015
Pledge to switch just one trip you usually take by driving alone and instead take the bus or train, bicycle, carpool, walk, telework or vanpool. Hurry - last day to pledge is ...
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Look for signs next to the doors or in the sign above the windshield on Wi-Fi enabled buses.

Metro Transit Tests Free Wi-Fi on Buses

Sept. 8, 2015
Metro Transit is testing free Wi-Fi on select buses to keep riders connected while they ride. Riders can check email, catch up on news or search the web.It's another way that ...