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About:Metro Transit (Minnesota)/service change/8-19-2017

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Metro Transit (Minnesota) 8-19-2017

These routes changed on Aug. 19

Effective Saturday, Aug. 19, changes were made to routes operated by Metro Transit & MVTA.

Below is an overview of the changes.

Updated printed schedules are available on buses and trains and at Metro Transit Service Centers.

Click on a link below to review an updated schedule.

If you know your route and just need departure times, call NexTrip at 612-373-3333.

BLUE LINE

  • Schedule times will be adjusted.

GREEN LINE

  • Schedule times will be adjusted.

RED LINE

  • Schedule times will be adjusted.
  • Weekday service will change to every 20 mins.

ROUTE 2

  • Schedule times will be adjusted to account for the detours due to the closure of Franklin Ave. Bridge over I-35W.

ROUTE 3

  • Weekday westbound afternoon rush hour service will be adjusted to better match ridership demand.
  • Saturday service east of Snelling Ave. will be reduced to hourly 3A via Maryland Ave. and hourly 3B via Front Ave. to better match ridership demand.
  • Weekday westbound trip beginning at Union Depot at 12:11 a.m. will change from 3A to 3B routing, and start two minutes later.
  • Sunday westbound trip beginning at Union Depot at 12:05 a.m. will change from 3A to 3B routing, and start three minutes later.
  • All days of the week, the limited service via Elm-Kasota will be adjusted.

ROUTE 4

  • 1 new trip to downtown from 38th St. & Bryant in the AM rush hour, and 1 new “L” branch trip leaving downtown in the PM rush hour.
  • Frequency will be adjusted to better match ridership demand during weekday rush hours.

ROUTE 5

  • F Branch trips currently ending at 26th Ave. & Broadway will now end at 26th Ave. & Penn.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted.

ROUTE 6

  • New southbound Route 6C trip added leaving 1st Ave. & 1st St. at 4:22 p.m.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted.

ROUTE 9

  • Route simplified to 3 branches.
  • Service on Cedar Lake Rd. between Glenwood Ave. and Penn Ave. will be eliminated
  • 9H service south of I-394 along Cedar Lake Pkwy., Cedar Lake Rd. and Ewing/France will be eliminated
  • 9H service on 26th St. replaced by Route 25.
  • 9D service on Wayzata Blvd. west of Park Pl. replaced by Rt 645.
  • Route 9B service reduced to two trips each peak period.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted.

ROUTE 11

  • Schedule times will be adjusted for new Washburn High School bell times.

ROUTE 17

  • Frequency will be reduced to better match ridership demand during weekday rush hours, 8-11 a.m. on Saturdays, and 1-6 p.m. on Sundays.

ROUTE 18

  • Schedule times will be adjusted for new Washburn High School bell times.

ROUTE 21

  • Some weekday afternoon times will be adjusted to better accommodate ridership.

ROUTE 23

  • Weekday service to Ford/ Kenneth will start later in the morning and end earlier in the evening.
  • Select morning and evening trips rerouted to serve MN Veterans’ Home.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted to improve Blue Line connections.

ROUTE 25

  • Rerouted to serve 26th St. on Route 9H and Cedar Trails Condos on Route 649.
  • The four-block segment on France between Cedar Lake Ave. and Lake St. will be eliminated.
  • South of downtown, the four a.m. trips from downtown and the two p.m. trips to downtown will be eliminated due to low ridership.

ROUTE 27

  • Service will change to every 30 minutes all day.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted to improve Blue Line connections.

ROUTE 30

  • Schedule times will be adjusted to improve Green Line connections.

ROUTE 32

  • C Branch trips currently ending at 26th Ave. & Broadway will now end at 26th Ave. & Penn.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted.

ROUTE 46

  • Schedule times will be adjusted for new Washburn High School bell times.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted to improve Blue Line connections.

ROUTE 65

  • Service will change to every 30 minutes during weekday midday and evenings and to every 30 minutes all day Saturday to better match ridership demand.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted to improve Green Line connections.

ROUTE 67

  • Service will change to every 30 minutes during weekday midday and evenings and to every 30 minutes all day Saturday to better match ridership demand.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted to improve Green and Blue Line connections.

ROUTE 70

  • Westbound Saturday trips leaving Sunray Transit Center at 6:27 and 7:50 a.m. and 7:51 and 8:51 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.
  • Eastbound Saturday trips leaving 5th St. & Washington at 7:16 and 8:15 a.m. and 7:15 and 8:15 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.
  • Westbound Saturday trips arriving at 6th St. & Cedar at 10:11 a.m. and 6:11 p.m. will begin at Sunray Transit Center.
  • Eastbound Saturday trips leaving 5th St. & Washington at 9:15 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. will end at Sunray Transit Center and not Ramsey County Correctional Facility.

ROUTE 71

  • On Saturdays, most northbound trip times will shift five minutes earlier.

ROUTE 83

  • Southbound weekday trips leaving Roseville Super Target at 5:21 a.m. and 8:58 p.m., 9:58, 10:27 and 10:56 p.m. will be eliminated.
  • Northbound weekday trips leaving Montreal Circle at 5:33 a.m. and 8:13 p.m., 9:13, 9:43, 10:13, 10:43 and 11:12 p.m. will be eliminated.
  • Southbound weekend trips leaving Roseville Super Target at 5:23 a.m. and 8:53 p.m., 9:53, 10:26 and 10:56 p.m. will be eliminated.
  • Northbound weekend trips leaving Montreal Circle at 6:10 a.m. and 8:10 p.m., 9:09, 9:39, 10:09, 10:39 and 11:09 p.m. will be eliminated.

ROUTE 87

  • Service will change to every 30 minutes during weekday midday and evenings and to every 30 minutes all day Saturday to better match ridership demand.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted to improve Green Line connections.

ROUTE 265

  • Southbound trip departing Maplewood Mall Transit Center at 5:50 a.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership
  • Northbound trip departing Smith Ave. Ramp at 5:38 p.m. will be eliminated due to low ridership.

ROUTE 365

  • Limited service via the Newport Transit Station Park & Ride will begin with three morning and three afternoon trips serving major work start and end times.
  • Morning northbound trip times at the Cottage Grove Park & Ride will be adjusted and some departure times will change from 5 to 8 minutes earlier.
  • Afternoon southbound departure times from downtown will not change.
  • All trips will continue to serve both Cottage Grove and Hwy. 61 & Lower Afton Rd. Park & Rides, except the last morning trip will bypass Lower Afton Rd. as it does now.

ROUTE 540

  • Eastbound Saturday trip leaving 78th St. & Picture Dr. at 9:31 p.m. will be eliminated.
  • Westbound Saturday trip leaving Mall of America Transit Station at 10:32 p.m. will be eliminated.
  • Eastbound weekday trips departing 78th St. & Picture Dr. after 7 p.m. will no longer stop at 74th St. & Ohms Ln.
  • Schedule times and travel times will be adjusted for improved connections at the Mall of America Transit Station.

ROUTE 542

  • Schedule times and travel times will be adjusted for improved connections at the Mall of America Transit Station. All but one morning eastbound trip will bypass Knox Ave. Park & Ride.
  • Eastbound trip leaving Normandale Lake Blvd. & Green Valley Dr. at 7:09 p.m. will be eliminated.
  • Westbound trips leaving Mall of America Transit Station at 2:31, 6:31 and 7:01 p.m. will be eliminated.

ROUTE 604

  • The portion of the route between Louisiana Transit Center and Park Place Boulevard will be eliminated and replaced by the new Route 645.
  • One additional southbound morning trip, leaving Louisiana Transit Center at 6:36 a.m. and one additional northbound evening trip, leaving Excelsior & Quentin at 5:03 p.m., will be added to serve Methodist Hospital work shifts.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted to improve travel time and connections.

ROUTE 645

  • New route replaces route 675 for improved service to the West End.
  • New route travels on local streets between Park Pl. and Louisiana Transit Center, offering less expensive (local fare) service between downtown Minneapolis and the West End via I-394 all days of the week.
  • Travel time between the West End and downtown Minneapolis will be approximately 10 minutes.

ROUTE 649

  • Route 649 will be eliminated and replaced by routes 9, 25 and new Route 645.

ROUTE 675

  • Renumbered to Route 645.
  • Extended to run local service between Louisiana Ave. and Hwy. 100.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted.
  • Fare reduced from express fare to local fare.
  • Service to Plymouth Rd. Park & Ride reduced.
  • Additional late evening eastbound service.

ROUTE 677

  • First eastbound trip will no longer serve Plymouth Park & Ride and will now serve Wayzata Park & Ride.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted.

ROUTE 705

  • Schedule times will be adjusted to maintain connections at Louisiana Transit Center with new Route 645.

ROUTE 766

  • Southbound trips departing Richardson Park Park & Ride at 6:38, 7:05 and 8:05 p.m. will be eliminated.
  • Northbound trips departing Hwy. 252 & 66th Ave. at 5:02 and 5:32 a.m. will be eliminated.
  • Northbound trips departing 2nd Ave. S. and 10 St. at 5:52, 6:50 and 8:03 a.m. will be eliminated.
  • Schedule times will be adjusted.

ROUTE 860

  • Southbound trip leaving Coon Rapids-Riverdale Station at 6:05 a.m. will start two minutes earlier at 6:03 a.m.
  • Northbound schedule times will be adjusted due to freeway variability.

ROUTE 865

  • The last northbound trip departing from 11th St. and 2nd Ave. at 6:22 p.m. will be eliminated.
  • Service to Ham Lake and East Bethel will be discontinued. All trips currently serving Ham Lake and East Bethel will end at Paul Parkway Park & Ride in Blaine.
  • Northbound schedule times will be adjusted.

MVTA - Minnesota Valley Transit Authority

Please visit mvta.com for updated schedule information.

ROUTE 436

  • Northbound trip added. Departs Thomson Reuters at 10:45 p.m. ROUTE 437
  • Trip times adjusted to better coordinate with service at Cedar Grove Transit Station.
  • Westbound trips departing Eagan Transit Station at 3:59 and 4:59 p.m. change to 4:00 and 5:00 p.m.
  • Eastbound trips departing Cedar Grove Transit Station at 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15 a.m. change to 6:17, 7:17 and 8:17 a.m.

ROUTE 440

  • Trip times adjusted to better coordinate with service at Cedar Grove Transit Station.
  • Southbound trips departing Cedar Grove Transit Station at 8:48, 9:48 and 10:48 p.m. change to 8:51, 9:51 and 10:51 p.m.

ROUTE 442

  • Westbound trips departing Apple Valley Transit Station at 11:40 p.m. will change to 11:46 p.m.
  • New weekend service added. Westbound trips depart Apple Valley Transit Station hourly from 7:15 a.m. to 7:15 p.m. Eastbound trips leave Burnsville Center hourly from 7:43 a.m. to 7:43 p.m.

ROUTE 444

  • Southbound trip now departing Mall of America at 5:36 a.m. will change to 5:24 a.m.
  • Southbound trips departing Mall of America at 8:36, 9:36 and 10:36 p.m. change to 8:40, 9:40 and 10:40 p.m.

ROUTE 465

  • Three trips are added: Northbound trip departs Burnsville Transit Station at 4:40 a.m., southbound trips depart Oak St. & 4th at 4:38 and 5:08 a.m.
  • Northbound trip departing Burnsville Transit Station at 6:06 p.m. now departs at 5:45 p.m.
  • New weekend service added. All weekend trips bypass downtown Minneapolis.
  • Northbound trips depart Burnsville Transit Station at 4:40, 6:10 and 6:45 a.m. and 5:06 and 5:45 p.m.
  • Southbound trips depart Oak St. & 4th at 4:38 and 5:08 a.m. and 3:36 and 4:06 p.m.

ROUTE 477

  • Southbound trip from Gateway Ramp at 4:06 p.m. changes to 3:43 p.m.

ROUTE 478

  • Southbound trips departing Gateway Ramp at 4:33 and 4:48 p.m. change to 4:21 and 4:36 p.m.

ROUTE 495

  • Several changes to trip times. Please visit mvta.com/routes to view the new schedule for Route 495.