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October 23, 2013

Minn. METRO Red Line wins association award

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

Minnesota Valley taps Nova Buses

The buses will be assembled at its Upstate New York plant and delivered in the fall of 2012.


January 3, 2012

Minnesota Valley fleet passes local DOT inspection

Buses are annually inspected by Minnesota State Patrol, commercial vehicle department to ensure ADA compliance, bus registration and insurance compliance.


April 19, 2011

Minnesota Valley posts highest Q1 ridership ever

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

MVTA launches 'Driver Assist System'

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

Minn. Valley receives 2 Gillig BRT buses

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

Minn. Valley Transit updates Website

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

Minnesota Valley offering mobile phone app

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

Minnesota Valley demos articulated Nova bus

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

METRO Briefs

Transit suffers ad revenue loss. Valley Metro having trouble recouping fares. Minneapolis commuters unsure of BRT.


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