Express bus service to downtown St. Paul from Newport Transit Station
Express bus service between the Newport Transit Station and downtown St. Paul will began on Monday, Dec. 1. The Newport Transit Station is located on Maxwell Ave., in the southwest corner of Interstate 494 and Highway 61. The transit station features a climate-controlled waiting area and 150 free parking spaces for commuters.
Route 364 will provide three express trips to downtown St. Paul each weekday morning and afternoon peak period. Commuters can avoid congestion on Highway 61 and travel between the transit station and downtown St. Paul.
Red Rock Corridor is a proposed 30-mile transit way between the southeastern suburbs and the Twin Cities. The Newport Transit Station was built to accommodate future transit modes, including bus rapid transit that will be implemented in the Corridor in the future.
“This is not only a great transit project, but also the start of a larger transformation for Newport and Red Rock Corridor.” – Autumn Lehrke, Red Rock Corridor Commission Chair and Washington County Commissioner
The Newport Transit Station was built with federal, state and, Counties Transit Improvement Board (CTIB) funding. Matching funds were provided by the Washington County Regional Railroad Authority.
For route and schedule information visit metrotransit.org or call 612-373-3333.