On December 3, 2021, the Federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) extended mask requirements on all public transportation until March 18, 2022, including those already vaccinated. The Federal requirements override State masking changes. TSA requirements were developed in consultation with the Department of Transportation and the
ThuNov 25ThanksgivingClosedFriDec 24Christmas EveEarly ClosingSatDec 25ChristmasClosedFriDec 31New Year's EveRegular ServiceSatJan 1New Year's DayClosed Metro Bus Dial-a-Ride and Fixed Route services will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.Metro Bus will close early on Christmas Eve, with routes beginning their last runs no
Dave Green, Chief Operating Officer The Minnesota Public Transit Association (MPTA) honored Metro Bus Chief Operating Officer Dave Green with the Minnesota Transit Professional of the Year Award at its annual conference earlier this month. Green has worked for Metro Bus since 2016, originally as the Fixed
All Metro Bus competitors represented the agency and Central MN with class, integrity and professionalism at the MPTA State Bus Roadeo. Two Metro Bus Dial-a-Ride Operators took away high honors.
The entrance to St. Cloud Metro Bus Operations Center at 665 Franklin Ave., St. Cloud, MN. As part of St. Cloud Metro Bus’s continuing commitment to minimize environmental impact in the communities it serves, the Metro Bus CNG fueling station is open for public purchases. Over the
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.
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
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