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Buses Replace Blue Line Train 38th-Cedar

For Routes: 416, 436, 440, 444, 445, 446, 493, 495, RED

Aug 17th, 2018 6:49 am

Good morning, Replacement buses are serving between 38th St and Cedar along the Blue Line due to a mechanical issue near Franklin Ave. Blue Line trains are experiencing delays. Trains are moving between MOA & 38th St and between Target Field & Cedar. Thank you for your patience.

Community conversations - Feedback sought on potential service adjustments

For Routes: ML, 416, 420, 421, 426, 436, 437, 438, 440, 442, 444, 445, 446, 460, 464, 465, 470, 472, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479, 480, 484, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, 495, 497, 499, RED

Aug 14th, 2018 4:28 am

Comment sought on potential route changes

Minnesota Valley Transit Authority is accepting comments on proposed changes to route schedules expected to take effect in November.

The proposal calls for general schedule adjustments to improve efficiencies and minimize impact to customers currently using trips with lower ridership.

Routes currently being analyzed include: Route 437Route 440Route 442Route 465 and Route

490/493

To provide feedback and get more details go online at https://arcg.is/bLyun

Comments also may be emailed to mvta@mvta.com.

MVTA planners will conduct informal conversations with passengers the morning of Aug. 15 in Prior Lake and Shakopee.

MVTA will take public comment on the proposed changes at Cedar Grove Transit Station, 4035 Nicols Road, Eagan, from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 (presentation at 5:15 p.m.). 

Public comment on modifications will be accepted through Aug. 24.

If an accommodation such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired or a language translator is needed for the  Aug. 21 event at Cedar Grove Transit Station, please contact MVTA by calling Customer Service at 952-882-7500 a week in advance.

Southbound Trip to Depart Gateway at 3:00 Effective August 20

For Route: 478

Jul 25th, 2018 8:17 am

Route 478 riders will have an additional option for returning home beginning Monday, August 20.

A southbound trip departing Gateway Ramp at 3:00 will be added, scheduled to arrive at Rosemount Transit Station at approximately 3:55 pm and end at 140th St & Diamond Path at approximately 4:01 pm.

Questions? Please contact MVTA Customer Service at (952) 882-7500 or email mvta@mvta.com

Departure from Burnsville Center at 8:19 pm to Depart Two Minutes Earlier

For Route: 442

Jul 25th, 2018 7:27 am

MVTA is excited to announce that effective August 18, some Route 420 trips will extend to serve Dakota County Technical College! (Click here for more information!)

Some Route 420 trips originate as Eastbound Route 442 trips. Regular riders of Route 442 should expect to see little/no change to their trips.

However, the Eastbound 442 trip that currently departs Burnsville Center at 8:21 pm will depart two minutes earlier at 8:19 pm effective August 18.

All other Route 442 trips will continue to operate based on times currently in place.

Questions? Please contact MVTA Customer Service at (952) 882-7500 or email mvta@mvta.com

Route 420 Eastbound Trip at 8:47 to Depart 2 Minutes Earlier

For Route: 420

Jul 25th, 2018 7:19 am

MVTA is excited to announce that effective August 18, some Route 420 trips will extend to serve Dakota County Technical College! (Click here for more information!)

Regular riders of Route 420 should expect to see little/no change to their trips. However, the Eastbound trip that currently departs Apple Valley Transit Station at 8:47 pm will depart two minutes earlier at 8:45 pm effective August 18.

Route 436 Northbound 10:45 PM Trip to be Eliminated

For Route: 436

Jul 24th, 2018 6:59 am

Northbound Route 436 trip departing Thomson Reuters at 10:45 pm was added last August in response to rider requests.  However, due to low ridership, the trip will no longer operate effective August 18. 

Please note; all other Route 436 trips will continue to operate. It is only the 10:45 pm trip that will no longer operate.

Questions? Please contact MVTA Customer Service at (952) 882-7500 or email mvta@mvta.com

LABOR DAY: MVTA will operate a Weekend Schedule

For Routes: ML, 416, 420, 421, 426, 436, 437, 438, 440, 442, 444, 445, 446, 460, 464, 465, 470, 472, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479, 480, 484, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, 495, 497, 499, RED

Jul 24th, 2018 6:11 am

MVTA will operate Weekend service for all MVTA routes - including METRO Red Line - on Labor Day (Monday, September 3)

Select 460 Trips to Serve Heart of the City P&R Effective July 2

For Routes: 444, 460, 464, 465

Jun 27th, 2018 11:07 am

Beginning Monday, July 2nd, select Route 460 trips will serve Heart of the City P&R (HOC). 

Northbound 460 trips will begin at HOC, continue to Burnsville Transit Station, then head north to Minneapolis. Northbound trips depart HOC at the following times:

5:25, 6:08, 6:22, 6:30, 6:37, 6:48, 6:51, 6:55, 6:59, 7:02 and 7:08 am.

The following southbound trips (departure times from Gateway Ramp) will serve Burnsville Transit Station, then continue south on Nicollet to serve HOC:

4:19, 4:23, 4:28, 4:38, 4:44, 4:50, 4:57, 5:13, 5:21, 5:28, 5:33, 5:44, and 5:56 pm

Southbound buses in Minneapolis will display "460H" on their electronic headers to indicate they serve Heart of the City. 

Drop-off and pick-up locations along 2nd Avenue and along Marquette Avenue in Minneapolis are the same for Route 460 as they are for Route 464.

Service via Route 464 remains the same.

35W Ramp Closures Begin June 8 - EXPECT DELAYS.

For Routes: 460, 464, 465, 470, 472, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479, 491, 492

Jun 8th, 2018 8:45 am

Beginning the evening of June 8, the ramps in/out of Downtown Minneapolis via 35W will be closed. Details can be found here.

MVTA buses will detoured using 31st Street and Park/Portland. MVTA bus stops in Downtown will remain the same. The Lake Street stop will be closed.

Major delays are expected, and MVTA's detours will utilize transit advantages to make your commute as efficient as possible. 

MVTA Express Routes will continue to operate based on their regularly-scheduled departure times. However, travel times will increase and we strongly urge riders to plan accordingly. 

Lake Street will not be served during this construction project. Riders who currently use Lake Street as a transfer point will need to use alternative routing to reach their destinations. Alternative transfer points may include Downtown Minneapolis, Mall of America, or South Bloomington Transit Center. Please visit our Lake Street page for more information.

Please contact MVTA Customer Service at (952) 882-7500 or Metro Transit at (612) 373-3333 for assistance in planning your commute.

Riders wishing to avoid the 35W Corridor may take advantage of local routes that connect to the Blue Line Train. The following routes offer connections to the Blue Line:

Apple Valley: Red Line Burnsville: Route 444  Route 495  Eagan: Route 446  Route 444  Savage: Route 444  Shakopee: Route 495 

McAndrews Construction May 31- Sept 2018

For Route: 478

May 25th, 2018 9:07 am

The reconstruction of McAndrews Road between Pilot Knob Road and Hwy 3 will begin on 5/31 and is scheduled to end September of 2018. Pick-ups and drop-offs are not permitted along the detour route.

Buses will Detour as follows:

 

478 Northbound:

Regular on Highway 3, left on Connemara Trail west, right on Diamond Path Road, right on Pilot Knob Road, left on McAndrews Road and back to regular. 

 478 Southbound:

Regular on McAndrews Road, right on Diamond Path Road, left Connemara Trail West, right on Highway 3 and back to regular.