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  • Red Rock Corridor Commission embarks on “Vision Refresh”

    In 2016, the Red Rock Corridor Commission adopted an Implementation Plan that outlined steps to implement bus rapid transit in the corridor. Since that plan was developed, the COVID-19 pandemic and other developments have changed what residents and employers in this corridor need from their transportation system. In 2023, the Red Rock Corridor Commission is


  • Over 15,000 rides from Newport Transit Station to Minnesota State Fair

    Metro Transit officials report that 15,092 transit riders used the Newport Transit Station Park and Ride lot as a state fair park and ride this year. This is the second year that the transit station was used as a fair park and ride.  Preliminary numbers show that overall transit ridership to the fair increased 4.73 percent


  • Newport Transit Station to be 2017 State Fair park and ride

    After last year’s success, the Newport Transit Station will be offering express service to the Minnesota State Fair again this year. Fair-goers can park at the transit station and ride round trip to the fairgrounds a small fare. Details regarding service frequency and hours of operation are coming soon.


  • Minneapolis Service Coming to Newport Transit Station

    Limited Route 365 service rerouted Beginning Aug. 21, three selected Route 365 trips to Minneapolis during peak commute times will be rerouted. A recent survey of Route 365 riders asked if they would use the Newport Transit Station if the facility was served by Route 365. As a result of this survey, limited Route 365


  • Red Rock Corridor Small Area Plan Work Begins

    On April 11, 2017, the Washington County Regional Railroad Authority passed a resolution of support for the findings of the recently completed Red Rock Corridor Implementation Plan. Washington County was the last Red Rock Corridor Commission member to act in support for the findings of the Implementation Plan. One of the recommendations from the Implementation