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  • The double decker bus arrived at an MVTA station Monday and will be on display through Friday. Double decker arrives; staging begins Tuesday
    An Alexander Dennis double decker bus has arrived in the Twin Cities and will be on display at MVTA stations this week. The Enviro 500 is 13-feet-6-inches tall, and is in use in cities around the world, including Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and in North American cities, including Seattle, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Toronto, Vancouver and Ottawa. The Enviro 500 will be on display and open for public review during mornings (7 a.m. – 9 a.m.) and afternoons (4 p.m. – 6 p.m.) at MVTA stati...More
  • Ramp repair work to begin at Burnsville Transit Station   photoRamp repair work to begin at Burnsville Transit Station
    Scheduled repair work will begin Monday, July 17, in the parking ramp at Burnsville Transit Station, 100 East Highway 13, Burnsville, northeast of the Highway 13/ Nicollet Avenue intersection. The general maintenance work is not expected to close off access to any level of the ramp during the project, which is expected to be completed by late October – weather permitting. Customers can expect that there will be times when larger sections of the ramp will be closed off that may require them t...More
  • First electric school bus in state to serve local students photoFirst electric school bus in state to serve local students
    Schmitty & Sons bus company will be part of the first demonstration project in Minnesota using an electric school bus. The electric bus was displayed at an open house July 7 at Schmitty & Sons Lakeville garage. The demonstration project is a collaboration involving Dakota Electric, Great River Energy, The Lion Electric Co. and Schmitty & Sons. Schmitty & Sons employees are the operators for the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority. The goal of the demonstration project is to de...More