Metro Transit

Metro Transit provides an integrated network of buses, light rail, and commuter trains as well as resources for those who carpool, vanpool, walk, or bike in the Twin Cities.

Metro Transit is one of the country's largest transit systems, and an established leader in the transit industry. Metro Transit operates the METRO Blue and Green light rail lines, Northstar commuter rail line, and more than 100 bus routes, including a growing number of rapid bus lines.

All Metro Transit buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts or ramps, as well as racks for bicycles. All trains feature storage areas for bicycles and luggage.

Metro Transit is an operating division of the Metropolitan Council. More Metro Transit facts

2016 System of the Year

The American Public Transportation Association named Metro Transit its 2016 System of the Year. Metro Transit was selected from agencies across North America that provide more than 20 million annual passenger trips.

The award came after the successful opening of the METRO Green Line, a decade of ridership growth, and improvements in system safety, reliability, community relations, workforce development, sustainability and financial management, among other areas.

More information about Metro Transit awards and recognition