October 23, 2013
The system provides station-to-station BRT service along Cedar Avenue and Highway 77 in the southeast metro to five stations between Apple Valley Transit Station and the Mall of America.
April 30, 2012
The buses will be assembled at its Upstate New York plant and delivered in the fall of 2012.
January 3, 2012
Buses are annually inspected by Minnesota State Patrol, commercial vehicle department to ensure ADA compliance, bus registration and insurance compliance.
April 19, 2011
Express ridership to downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul both grew during the first quarter, indicating a recovery of jobs in the core cities.
November 23, 2010
The system provides a high-accuracy GPS-based position of the bus within the authorized shoulders and gives feedback to drivers through physical and visual enhancements.
August 27, 2010
Agency was awarded a CMAQ grant in 2009-2010 to fund these and eight additional vehicles to be delivered in 2011. The vehicles cost just more than $400,000 each.
August 16, 2010
The MVTA Board approved the Website update at its May meeting, with plans to launch by September 1. Work was completed ahead of schedule and the site launched Aug. 16.
April 29, 2010
Customers using RouteShout are able to quickly and easily find bus stops, routes and arrival and departure times on their electronic devices.
February 22, 2010
Will operate on several MVTA routes, ensuring that passengers, drivers and maintenance personnel have the opportunity to provide comments about the bus.
May 27, 2009
Transit suffers ad revenue loss. Valley Metro having trouble recouping fares. Minneapolis commuters unsure of BRT.
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