Effective January 3, Metro Bus will reduce weekday Fixed Routes to hourly service only for all routes except Route 10. Routes 6, 12, 21 and 31 will not be affected by the change since they are already hourly only. Route 7 will be temporarily suspended.
Over its 10-year history, the Jolly Trolley Food Drive has collected almost 19 tons of food and over $23,000! The food drive is held annually by St. Cloud Metro Bus and several partners in Central Minnesota including Townsquare Media, Royal Tire and North Central Bus.
The ConneX shared-ride pilot service in Sartell is extended through December 31, 2021. Previously the pilot was set to expire at the end of this year. In early 2020, Metro Bus extended the pilot service with new hours and an increased fare. A decision on whether
We recognize that many customers and community partners buy passes in advance or in large quantities. Since fares are currently free due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we know customers may have concerns about using the remainder of their passes before the upcoming farebox transition. During a
When the new fareboxes are in place, St. Cloud State and St. Cloud Technical & Community College students will be able to use their current IDs to ride with no extra charge, just like they do now. The new fareboxes will still require students to
New fareboxes will be installed over the course of one weekend in late 2020. Service will not be interrupted. Half of the fleet will have the new fareboxes installed on a Saturday then placed in service on the subsequent Sunday while the other half of
Effective Wednesday, April 1, the fare for ConneX, the on-demand ride service in Sartell, will increase to $2.50 per trip. Free transfers will still be in effect during the two-hour window from when the original fare was paid. Passengers will be able to transfer between
As part of the nation-wide effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19, Metro Bus will change all routes and services (with the exception of the Northstar Link) to reflect normal Saturday schedules. Metro Bus Administrative offices and the downtown Mobility Training Center will be closed
ConneX, the on-demand ride service pilot in Sartell, is extended through December 31, 2020. This provides Metro Bus staff an opportunity to gather information about the performance of the service with reduced hours and an expanded service area, detailed below. The following changes take effect Sunday,