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MVTA suspending service Saturday and Sunday

For Routes: 420, 436, 440, 442, 444, 445, 446, 460, 477, 480, 490, 495, 497, 499, RED

May 29th, 2020 9:21 pm

Minnesota Valley Transit Authority is suspending service on Saturday and Sunday, May 30 and 31, due to concerns related to potential protest activity in the region. MVTA apologizes for any inconvenience. A decision will be made at 8 p.m. Sunday regarding service that will be provided beginning Monday, June 1. The service plan for Monday will be communicated via mvta.com.  

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Suspension of Service and or Stop Locations

For Routes: 436, 444, 446, 460, 477, 480, 490, 495, RED

May 29th, 2020 7:55 am

Suspension of service and or stop locations   5/29/20 – 5/31/20

The following routes are being suspended and or adjusting stop locations out of safety and concern for our riders and operators.

FRIDAY 5/29:

Routes 436, 446, 460, 477, 480, 490, Red Line:  No service

Route 444:  No service to Mall of America, route will terminate/begin at Cedar Grove Transit Station.  

Route 495:  No service to Mall of America, route will terminate/begin at Burnsville Transit Station.

 

SATURDAY 5/30:

Red Line:  No service

Route 444:  No service to Mall of America, route will terminate/begin at Cedar Grove Transit Station. 

Route 495:  No service to Mall of America route will terminate/begin at Burnsville Transit Station.

 

 SUNDAY 5/31:

Red Line:  No service

 

Route 444: No service to Mall of America, route will terminate/begin at Cedar Grove Transit Station.   

 

Route 495: No service to Mall of America route will terminate/begin at Burnsville Transit Station.

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Some routes suspended on Friday

For Routes: 420, 436, 440, 442, 444, 445, 446, 460, 477, 480, 490, 495, 497, 499, RED

May 28th, 2020 8:30 am

The following routes are being suspended and or adjusting stop locations out of safety and concern for our riders and operators.

FRIDAY 5/29:
Routes 436, 446, 460, 477, 480, 490, Red Line:  No service

Route 444:  No service to Mall of America, route will terminate/begin at Cedar Grove Transit Station.   

Route 495:  No service to Mall of America, route will terminate/begin at Burnsville Transit Station.

SATURDAY 5/30:

Red Line:  No service

Route 444:  No service to MOA, route will terminate/begin at CGTS.  

SUNDAY 5/31:

Red Line:  No service

Route 444:  No service to MOA, route will terminate/begin at CGTS. 

Route 495:  No service to MOA, route will terminate/begin at BTS.

More information at mvta.com/news

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More Service Suspensions: Mall of America

For Routes: 420, 436, 440, 442, 444, 445, 446, 460, 477, 480, 490, 495, 497, 499, RED

May 28th, 2020 5:54 am

Mall of America has requested no bus service outside the mall or around the mall. Until MOA allows bus service, riders are alerted:

444 and Red Line will not serve Mall of America, or any stop north of Cedar Grove Transit Station.

Route 495 will not serve north/east/past of Burnsville Transit Station. 

Riders will need to find alternative transportation between Mall of America and Cedar Grove Transit Station. 

If you are a rider needing transportation between Mall of America and Cedar Grove or Burnsville Transit Station, please make sure you're enrolled in Guaranteed Ride Home program. Save your receipt for your taxi, Uber or Lyft ride to be reimbursed (subject to program guidelines).

Click here to register for Guaranteed Ride Home.

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Garden View Drive Closure 5/27/20 – late fall 2020?

For Route: 442

May 27th, 2020 10:37 am

City of Apple Valley is closing Garden View Dr. north of Whitney for road construction. 

Detours as follows:

 

442 Westbound:

Regular on Whitney Drive, right on Cooper Lane, left on Redwell Lane, left on Oriole Drive, right on Gardenview and back to regular.

 

442 Eastbound:

Regular on Garden View Drive, left on Oriole Drive, right on Redwell Lane, right on Cooper Lane, left on Whitney Drive and back to regular.

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Lexington Ave Closure Beginning 5/11/20 - Ending TBD

For Route: 446

May 6th, 2020 2:32 pm

446 Northbound Lexington riders can board/alight at a safe location on either Neal Armstrong Blvd or Lone Oak Road.

446 Southbound Lexington riders can board/alight at a safe location on either Neal Armstrong Blvd or Lone Oak Road.

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Connect Pick up For Timber Ridge Townhomes

For Routes: 420, 421, 426, 438, 442, 444, 445, 446, 460, 464, 465, 475, 480, 495, RED

Apr 15th, 2020 8:36 am

Due to road constraints and safety concerns (lack of a safe turn around area) within the interior/individual roadways of the Timber Ridge Townhomes-Burnsville. MVTA Connect will no longer serve the individual roadways at the complex. Instead, riders/Operators are directed to Plymouth Ave. for boarding/alighting (indicated with green line below).

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Modified Service Schedule Effective Friday, March 20

For Routes: ML, 420, 421, 426, 436, 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, 498, 499, RED

Apr 1st, 2020 7:25 am

Effective Friday, March 20, MVTA will operate the following modified service schedule. 

*For assistance in planning your commute using alternative routes, please contact MVTA Customer Service at (952) 882-7500 or email mvta@mvta.com.

Route 420: WEEKEND service (No off-route flex service available)

Route 421: Not Operating (Riders may use MVTA Connect)

Route 426: Not Operating (Riders may use MVTA Connect)

Route 436:

Northbound trips depart Dodd/Opperman at 3:40 and 5:20 pm

Southbound trips depart 46th Street Station at 5:48 and 6:18 am

Route 438: Not Operating

Route 440: WEEKEND service, plus NB trips to VA departing from Apple Valley Transit Station at 6:04 and 7:34 am. Southbound trips from VA depart at 4:03 and 5:33 pm

Route 442: WEEKEND service

Route 444: WEEKEND service

Route 445: WEEKEND service

Route 446:

Northbound trips depart Braddock/Diffley to 46th Street Station hourly from 7:03 am to 7:03 pm

Southbound trips depart 46th Street Station hourly from 6:09 am to 6:09 pm 

Route 460:

Northbound trips depart Burnsville Transit Station at 5:50, 6:22, 6:44, 7:06, 7:39, 8:05, & 8:30 am.

Southbound trips depart Gateway at 1:35, 2:26, 3:06, 3:36, 4:07, 4:38, 5:08, & 6:10 pm.

Route 464: Not Operating. (Service to Minneapolis available via Route 460)

Route 465U: Not Operating (Traveling to U of M? Board Route 460, exit at 6th Street in Minneapolis, transfer to Eastbound Green Line Train to U of M)

Route 470: Not Operating (Riders may board northbound Route 446 to 46th Street Station, transfer to Blue Line Train to downtown Minneapolis)

Route 472: Not Operating (Riders may board northbound Red Line, Route 444 or 446, transfer to Blue Line Train to downtown Minneapolis)

Route 475U: Not Operating (Riders may board Route 477 to 6th Street, transfer to Green Line Train to U of M)

Route 476: Not Operating (Service to Minneapolis available via Express Route 477 at AVTS or Red Line to Mall of America, transfer to Blue Line Train)

Route 477:

Northbound trips depart Apple Valley Transit Station at 5:43, 6:27, 6:50, 7:16, 7:59 am.

Southbound trips depart Gateway to AVTS at 12:15, 1:29, 2:29, 3:06, 4:06, 4:46, 5:25 pm.

Route 478: Not Operating (Service to Minneapolis available via Express Route 477 at AVTS or Red Line to Mall of America, transfer to Blue Line Train)

Route 479: Not Operating (Service to Minneapolis available via Express Route 477 at AVTS or Red Line to Mall of America, transfer to Blue Line Train)

Route 480:

Northbound trips depart Blackhawk P&R at 6:09, 7:00, 7:50 am

Southbound trips depart Union Depot to terminate at Blackhawk at 3:35, 4:15, 5:00 pm. All trips serve Blackhawk P&R & Eagan Transit Station & downtown Saint Paul only.

Route 484: Not Operating (Service available via Route 480 at Blackhawk P&R)

Route 489: Not Operating

Route 490:

Northbound trips depart Southbridge at 6:00, 6:50, and 7:51 am

Southbound trips depart Gateway to terminate at Southbridge at 3:11, 4:26, and 5:20 pm

Route 491: Not Operating (Service available via Express Route 495/Blue Line Train)

Route 492: Not Operating  (Service available via Express Route 495/Blue Line Train at MOA or 495 to Burnsville Transit Station, connect to Route 460)

Route 493: Not Operating (Service to Minneapolis available via Route 490 from Southbridge Crossings P&R)

Route 495: WEEKEND service schedule

Route 497:

Westbound trips depart Marschall Road Transit Station at 5:40, 7:40, 9:40, 11:40 am, 1:40, 3:40, 5:40, 7:40 pm

Eastbound trips depart Town Square Mall at 6:01, 8:01, 10:01 am, 12:01, 2:01, 4:01, 6:01, 8:01 pm

Route 498: Not Operating

Route 499:

Eastbound trips depart Marschall Road Transit Station at 6:40, 8:40, 10:40 am, 12:40, 2:40, 4:40, 6:40, 8:40 pm

Westbound trips depart Old Carriage/Wal-Mart at 9:06, 11:06 am, 3:06 pm, 9:06 pm and from Southbridge at 7:11 am, 1:11 pm, 5:11 pm, 7:11 pm

METRO Red Line: WEEKDAY schedule, except for trips between 11 p.m.-4:30 a.m., which have been suspended.

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MVTA Internships Available

For Routes: ML, 420, 421, 426, 436, 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, 498, 499, RED

Mar 18th, 2020 12:15 pm

MVTA is currently seeking employee applications for the following positions:

  • Customer Service Intern 
  • Transit Operations Intern 
  • Transit Planning Intern 

Please click here for job descriptions and application details.

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