MOST RECENT PLAN

Our most recent Long Range Transit Plan was in March 2016. It recommended route and service improvements to be implemented in four phases over a five year period. The goals of this plan are to:

Reliability &
Performance

Improve reliability and on-time performance of routes

Unserved &
Underserved Areas

Respond to the community’s needs by expanding service to unserved and underserved areas

Transit
Services

Improve access to transit services

PHASE I

Implemented in August 2016,  altered half of the Metro Bus route network

ROUTES CHANGES

Significant changes to Routes 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12 and 33.

ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY

Replaced campus-schedule specific routes with increased year-round Fixed Route service to St. Cloud State University

Public Information Meetings will be held to collect public input prior to implementation of each proposed phase.

Compiled March 2016. This report is a 230+ page PDF.
It has been split up into sections below.

Long Range Transit Plan Update Final Report

Cover & Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Introduction

Socioeconomic and Land Use Characteristics

Transit Service Review

Outreach and Market Analysis

Market Analysis of Future Service Areas

Fixed Route Service Concepts

Saint Cloud State University Service Analysis

Capital Improvements

Secondary Hub Analysis

Other Transportation Services

Long Range Transportation Plan Update