Topic : Minneapolis Metro Transit

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APTA announces annual rail safety award winners

Security and Safety | June 12, 2017

The Rail Safety & Security Excellent Awards recognizes exceptional safety and security programs for rail systems in North America.

Disbanding of local coalition could impact Minn. Metro Transit funding

Management & Operations| January 25, 2017

The move would allow members of the Counties Transit Improvement Board to levy more local taxes for transit, allow each the flexibility to jump-start projects, and depend less on the State Legislature for funding.

Management & Operations| August 15, 2016

Minn. Metro Transit honored as 2016 'System of the Year'

Those accomplishments include growing ridership, expanding access, advances in sustainability and overall success in system safety. Metro Transit was selected among agencies from across North America that provide more than 20 million annual passenger trips.

Management & Operations| April 28, 2016

[Video] Where Your Cash Fare Goes at Metro Transit

Ever wonder what happens to the dollars and coins you place in the fare boxes on buses and at light rail pay stations? Here's a behind the scenes look at Metro Transit's Central Counting Department, where a team of revenue processing specialists sort and stack piles of bills, feed mountains of coins through machines and organize them by denomination. Published Nov 19, 2015

Security and Safety | March 17, 2016

Minn. Metro latest to ban hoverboards

The single-person, motorized transportation devices’ batteries are reported to randomly catch fire, or even explode.

Management & Operations| February 16, 2016

Minneapolis Metro Transit rebranding football stadium station

The U.S. Bank Stadium Station, which serves both the Metro Blue and Green Lines and has been known as Downtown East / Metrodome Station, served as a connection for more than 1.3 million rides in 2015.

Accessibility| December 14, 2015

Minn. Metro's paratransit services sets one-day record ridership mark

The 8,123 rides on Dec. 3 helped Metro Mobility record its busiest week on record, with an average daily ridership of 7,500.

Bus| December 10, 2015

Minn. Metro rolls out new Gillig 'bus of the future'

The new bus comes without fareboxes, because passengers will be paying before they board and entering through either door to help speed service on the agency's new “arterial” rapid transit bus line.

Management & Operations| September 29, 2015

Minn. Metro seeks to partner for car-sharing vision

One of the driving ideas behind a new system is the use of a single tool, such as an app or fare card, that could access "all non-drive-alone modes" of transportation.

Management & Operations| August 27, 2015

Minneapolis court rules bus surveillance footage is public

The Metropolitan Council, which oversees Metro Transit, asserted the videos were non-public because they contained "personnel data" that could not be separated from the public portions of the video. The court ordered the Met Council to turn the videos over to KSTP.

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