Minneapolis: Greatest Cities for Mass Transportation
Minneapolis' Metro Transit system features both bus and light-rail
services, but what makes this city's transit system stand out is its
winter accommodations. "In the winter, some bus stations are
indoors, feature heat lamps and have displays for estimated bus arrival
times," says rider and Hennepin County Commissioner Jan Callison.
accommodate rush-hour commuters, bus services use the carpool lane in
the mornings and evenings. "The bus is very fast and direct," Jan says.
"The express bus service downtown is faster than driving a car."
from its superb bus services, Minneapolis also offers a light-rail
system that currently runs from downtown Minneapolis to the Northwest
suburbs. Proposals have been made to expand the light-rail system to the
Southwest, which would provide service to five more suburban