MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Fewer people are taking the bus to get around the Twin Cities.

The Met Council says bus ridership is down 7 percent for the first quarter of the year.

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That’s more than expected.

The council thought it would be closer to a 5 percent fall.

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However, more people are riding the light rail.

The Met Council reports an increase of about 100,000 riders.

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The biggest jump in use was on Northstar trains, which saw 14 percent more riders.