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Program: Transportation

Agency: Coronavirus 2020

Resource Number: 67355864
Metro Mobility
  • Asking individuals to cancel any non-essential trips, especially those with underlying health conditions (diabetes, asthma, or heart disease)
  • (651)602-1111​
Metro Transit and Transit Link
  • On Wednesday, March 25, Metro Transit will reduce service system-wide. Updated schedules are available at metrotransit.org.
  • Riders are also asked to wait for another trip if there are more than 10 passengers on a 40-foot bus or 15 passengers on a 60-foot bus. For light rail, riders are asked to avoid having more than 15 people in a train car.
  • Most local routes will operate at Saturday service levels
  • Express bus service will be limited
  • Trips on the METRO Blue and Green lines will operate every 20 minutes throughout the day
  • Northstar Commuter Rail will operate two inbound trips weekday mornings and two outbound trips weekday afternoons. There will be no weekend Northstar service.
  • All Services SuspendedBus and light rail service from 11 pm – 4:30 am beginning Tuesday, March 17. The exception is the METRO Blue Line airport shuttle between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, stations, which will continue to operate overnight.
  • Metro Transit: (612)373-3333
  • Transit Link: (651)602-5465
Minnesota Valley Transit Authority
  • On Friday, March 20, MVTA began a reduced bus schedule, MTVA is following a simliar schedule to when schools, restaurants, shopping, and some businesses are closed. Visit the website for additional reduced schedule information.
  • Bus Services SuspendedRed Line, beginning Tuesday, March 17th from 11 pm – 4:30 am until further notice
  • All other bus routes will have reduced service, call or visit website for ride information
  • (952)882-7500
Rochester Public Transit
  • Effective Friday, March 20 regular transit service is being reduced
  • (507)328-7433
Southwest Transit
  • Reduced Service Schedule Effective Monday, March 23rd
  • Service from Carver Station and Chanhassen Transit Station will be suspended until further notice
  • See schedule for additional service details
MnDOT COVID-19 response: What you need to know
The Minnesota Department of Transportation remains open and will continue to provide services. MnDOT has adjusted some services, events and operations below:
What’s open
  • MnDOT maintenance and construction services continue.
  • Transportation offices remain open to the public.
  • Rest areas statewide are currently open. Onsite workers have been provided with personal protective equipment and are using hospital-grade disinfectants every half hour or immediately after multiple people leave a rest area building.
  • While all Minnesotans are being encouraged to stay home as much as possible and avoid non-essential travel, roads and state highways remain open. (Note that some closures are possible due to weather, flooding or other circumstances unrelated to COVID-19. Please check 511mn.org for latest conditions in your area.)
Postponed events
  • All previously scheduled MnDOT-hosted meetings, conferences, training and other programs.
  • Open houses for upcoming construction projects through at least April 15. We are looking at alternative ways to host these meetings online and gather public input.
Although MnDOT offices are open, we encourage the public to do business with us by phone, email or online. Here are some options:

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Last Verified On: 3/23/2020

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