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BlueXpress Bus Info Line
(952) 882-7500
Mon - Fri
8 am - 4 pm

Rider Alert

BlueXpress / Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA)
2014/2015 Holiday Schedule for Routes 490/491/492
Dec. 22-23, 29-30, 2014
These trips will not operate:
Northbound –     490 departing Cty Rd 21 & Main: 5:37, 6:25 and 7:13 am
492 departing Southbridge: 3:56 pm
Southbound –    490 departing Gateway: 3:10, 4:55 and 5:39 pm
Southbound Trip Added – departing Gateway: 6:20 pm

Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2014
These trips will not operate:
Northbound –     490 departing Cty Rd 21 & Main: 5:37, 6:25, 6:37, 6:48 and 7:13 am
492 departing Southbridge: 3:56 pm
Southbound –    490 departing Gateway: 3:10, 4:06, 4:38, 4:55 and 5:39 pm
Southbound Trip Added – departing Gateway: 6:20 pm

Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2014 (No Service)
Day after Christmas, Dec. 26, 2014 (No Service)

New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 2014 
These trips will not operate:
Northbound –     490 departing Cty Rd 21 & Main: 5:37, 6:25, 6:37, 6:48 and 7:13 am
492 departing Southbridge: 3:56 pm
Southbound –    490 departing Gateway: 3:10, 4:06, 4:38, 4:55 and 5:39 pm
Southbound Trip Added: departing Gateway: 6:20 pm

New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2015 (No Service)

Day after New Year’s, Jan. 2, 2015
These trips will not operate:
Northbound –     490 departing Cty Rd 21 & Main: 5:37, 6:25 and 7:13 am
492 departing Southbridge: 3:56 pm
Southbound –    490 departing Gateway: 3:10, 4:55 and 5:39 pm
Southbound Trip Added: departing Gateway: 6:20 pm

Nov. 25, 2014
BlueXpress (Laker Lines and Shakopee Transit) will merge with the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) on Jan. 1, 2015.
Beginning Monday, Dec. 1, all phone calls and emails concerning transit service will be
received by MVTA staff at (952) 882-7500 or mvta@mvta.com.
There will be no changes to the current routes or service levels.

Aug. 12, 2014
BLUEXPRESS RIDER NUMBERS
The numbers are in! Click here to see the most recent Rider Report.

THANKSGIVING SERVICE SCHEDULE
Routes 490 / 491 / 492 / 496 / 498

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Marschall Road Transit Station Open House
Video of the speakers and ribbon cutting from the open house Tuesday, Aug. 19.

SAFETY FIRST!

Transit employees provide a wealth of specialized knowledge and on-the-job experience.  Likewise, transit passengers contribute to the security equation by providing extra eyes and ears capable of identifying possible life-threatening situations.  When transit employees and transit passengers pool these resources, the result is a highly effective first line of defense against a potential natural or man-made disaster.

Riders can be alert, informed and prepared by following these preparedness tips:

  • Be informed and have a transit plan of action.  Familiarize yourself with the locations of station entrances and exits and emergency telephones.
  • Be on the alert for suspicious packages or behavior.  If you see something, get away from the area and dial 911!
  • Be prepared. Create a plan for maintaining contact with family, friends and co-workers, and keep your emergency information with you at all times.

For more tips, click here!

COURTESY ALERT
Our goal is to make the BlueXpress commute as pleasant as possible for all of our riders. You can help by following these few simple guidelines:

  • Rider numbers have been increasing, and many buses are standing room only. As a courtesy to your fellow passengers, please store all personal and carry on items in the storage areas provided, on the floor at your feet, or on your lap, and not on the seat next to you! 
  • Arrive 5 minutes early to board your bus. Our buses run on time, so don't be late!  Drivers cannot stop to pick up stragglers.
  • Cell phones are a distraction to the drivers and other riders. Please set your cell phones to vibrate or ring quietly, limit the length of your calls, and keep your voice low.
  • Beverages are permitted on the bus, but must be in a sturdy container with a secure lid.
  • That's all there is to it! Additional Ridership Guidelines are posted on the bus. Click here to download a copy.

 


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