State Patrol Targeting Commercial Vehicles This Weekend Expect more buses and trucks to be pulled over by police this weekend. The State Patrol is increasing its commercial vehicle enforcement through the next week, targeting drivers for seat belt violations, roadside inspections and other types of regulatory compliance. Troopers want the extra enforcement to remind all drivers about safely sharing the road. That means stay visible, since large trucks have blinds spots where a car disappears from the view of the truck driver.
Buses Will Replace Light Rail Service Next 2 Weekends In Parts Of Mpls.Metro Transit officials said Thursday that buses will replace train service on the Metro Blue Line over the next two weekends. Officials said the switch will start Thursday as crews do construction and maintenance on the light rail lines.
Bus Driving Skills Tested At Metro Transit's 'Roadeo'More than 1,500 bus drivers work at Metro Transit, and every day safety is key. Since the 1970s drivers have tested those skills in the Bus Roadeo.
100 Bus Drivers Short Just Days Away From Start Of SchoolWith the start of school just days away, almost every school district in the Twin Cities is facing a school bus driver shortage. First Student, which runs 20 percent of all school buses in the state, said it needs 100 drivers as soon as possible. But before parents panic, First Student said do not worry. The company said children will get to school on time and buses won't be overcrowded.
Minnesota Bus Company To Pick Up Rimrock's Routes A Minnesota-based bus company says it is launching new routes within Montana after federal authorities shut down the company that had been operating those routes.
St. Cloud Bar Cancels 'The Takeover' Promoted EventA hip-hop show that got the attention of the St. Cloud police department has been canceled.
Union Depot Welcomes Inner City Bus ServiceThere is another mile-marker for the newly-restored Union Depot in St Paul. Starting on Monday, Jefferson Lines is providing bus service to and from the majestic station.
Metro Transit To Offer Free Rides To Wolves GamesMetro Transit will once again be offering free bus and light rail rides to Minnesota Timberwolves fans before and after every home game this forthcoming season, according to the team.
Finding Minnesota: The Birthplace Of Greyhound BusesWhen you take a walk with Gene Nicolelli, you'd think he was a retired bus driver -- not a former grocer.
Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Bus Routes & Mattress TagsKacey Gregerson in Brooklyn Park submitted this Good Question: How do the bus routes get their names? And from Leah in Minnetonka: Why can't we tear off mattress tags?
School Year Starts For Minneapolis StudentsThis Monday marks the first day back in the classroom for thousands of kids in the Twin Cities. It's the first day of school in Minneapolis.
Reluctance, Annoyance As Mpls Students Move To City Buses When high school students go back to school in Minneapolis in a little more than a week, many of them won't have the option of riding the school bus. Instead they'll have to take the city bus or light rail to school starting Aug. 27.
Buses Will Replace LRT In Downtown This WeekendSome scheduled construction work means that buses will be replacing trains along a stretch of the Hiawatha LRT line this weekend.
Buses To Replace Downtown Mpls. Light-Rail This WeekendThe downtown portion of the Hiawatha light-rail line will be shut down starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, according to Metro Transit.
Metro Transit: Buses To Carry Commuters During Weekend Light Rail Construction The Hiawatha light-rail line will be shut down between Target Field and Franklin Avenue this weekend as crews perform construction and maintenance, Metro Transit says.