Latest News & Events

  • Under construction photoUnder construction
    Summer of ’17 busiest in recent memory Summer construction projects in the metro area are affecting all modes of transportation and are expected to continue to cause challenges through August. Minnesota Valley Transportation Authority routes are not immune. About 40 percent of MVTA bus routes are currently operating on detour routes. The majority of the bus routes currently using detours are express routes to Minneapolis. Starting this week, passengers are unable to board buses using the...More
  • Bus information available  in multiple languages photoBus information available in multiple languages
    Bus information is available in multiple languages from the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority on both desktop and mobile platforms. On desktop, a language translator is located on the top right of the main page at On mobile, there is “select language” pull down menu on the top right. MVTA bus route information can be translated into more than 100 languages – from Afrikaans to Zulu. For more assistance from MVTA customer representatives, call 952-882-7500 or email mvta@mv...More
  • Bus basics: Are you ready to get onboard? photoBus basics: Are you ready to get onboard?
    Are you ready to take the bus downtown to work, to the U of M, to the Mall of America or other destinations in Dakota and Scott counties and the Twin Cities? Here are some easy-to-follow basics for the first-time MTVA traveler: Frequently Asked Questions  I need to go somewhere by bus. How do I plan my trip? You can do this several ways. Use the online trip planner at by typing in your starting and ending locations, as well as the time and date of the trip. You will be provided with...More