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Metro Transit

Transportation

560 6th Ave N, Minneapolis, MN, 55411-4398

Distance: 907 Miles

(612) 373-3333

Website

https://www.metrotransit.org/vanpool

Service Details

Description

Transportation program that provides rides for people in and around their community


Additional Information

METRO System (Light Rail):
* Blue Line: Connects downtown Minneapolis with the airport and Mall of America
* Green Line: Links downtown Minneapolis, the University of Minnesota campus and downtown St. Paul
* Red Line is a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line providing services between Apple Valley and Mall of America


Northstar Commuter Rail Line:
* Offers service between Big Lake and downtown Minneapolis, stopping at stations in Elk River, Ramsey, Anoka, Coon Rapids and Fridley
* Connects with Northstar link bus service to and from St. Cloud


Metro Vanpool:
* For commuters with a long commute and no regular bus or train service nearby, joining a vanpool may be the best option.
* Join a van that carries five to 15 people sharing the ride to and from work an average of three or more days a week. Each van has a volunteer driver and back-up drivers.


Guaranteed Ride Home: Gets you home if any of the following happen:
* Unexpected overtime that forces you to miss your bus, train, carpool or vanpool
* A rider becomes ill and needs to leave work or school early
* An immediate family member becomes ill and needs to be picked up early from daycare, school or work
* A carpool or vanpool driver unexpectedly needs to leave work early or stay late


Features

  • Payment
    • Private pay 
  • Service Availability
    • Serves community 
  • Transportation
    • Vehicle lift access 
  • Transportation Area Served by County
    • Anoka County 
    • Carver County 
    • Dakota County 
    • Hennepin County 
    • Ramsey County 
    • Scott County 
    • Sherburne County 
    • Washington County 

Application Instructions

METRO System Light Rail


Northstar Commuter Rail Line


Metro Vanpool
* Download and return application forms via email or call (651) 602-VANS (8267) or email: vanpool@metc.state.mn.us to get started


Guaranteed Ride Home - if you have an eligible emergency on a day you commuted by carpool, vanpool, biked, walked or took transit, you can get home with a free and reliable ride. Register online.


* If you're a transit rider, enter your Go-To Card, Metropass, College Pass or U-Pass serial number so Metro Transit can reimburse your pass automatically.


Area Served

Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington Counties with commuter rail service in Sherburne county.


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (612) 373-3333

Last Update

12/14/2021

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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