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.READ MORE: Children's Wisconsin Still Treating 7 Victims From Waukesha Christmas Parade Crash
That’s more than expected.
The council thought it would be closer to a 5 percent fall.READ MORE: 49ers Beat Vikings 34-26; Cook Suffers Shoulder Injury
However, more people are riding the light rail.
The Met Council reports an increase of about 100,000 riders.MORE NEWS: Forest Lake Police Shoot, Wound Man 'Who Presented A Threat To Officers'
The biggest jump in use was on Northstar trains, which saw 14 percent more riders.