New service added: Route extension to East Town, University of Minnesota
Plymouth Metrolink offers extended service via route 774 to East Town in Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota campus beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6.
U of M students and faculty can catch a no-transfer ride all the way from Plymouth to campus. The student U-Pass is accepted on all Metrolink buses. Metrolink also extends to East Town in Minneapolis, which includes U.S. Bank Stadium, Wells Fargo, the Hennepin County Government Center and more.
View the Express Route Schedule (PDF) and Reverse Route Schedule (PDF) to plan your trip. Schedules are effective Tuesday, Sept. 6.
New Park and Ride
On Tuesday, Sept. 6, Plymouth Metrolink will also open the new Dunkirk Park and Ride at the Plymouth Presbyterian parking lot, 3755 Dunkirk Lane N.
Riders can park their vehicles for no additional cost and catch Metrolink buses – including the new 774 extension to East Town and the U of M.
Welcome to Plymouth Metrolink
Plymouth Metrolink is operated by the City of Plymouth with 11 bus routes to serve residents and businesses in our community. The city contracts with First Transit to provide Plymouth Metrolink bus service. Our community-oriented public transit services are designed with you in mind.
It's Easy to Ride Plymouth Metrolink
From convenient stops and park and ride locations to easy-pay methods and maximized accessibility, Plymouth Metrolink is the ideal option for many commuters. Never tried Metrolink? Take a look at this short video to see how easy it is.
Each day we strive to make riding Plymouth Metrolink as stress-free and convenient as possible. All our local service buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts to maximize system accessibility. We also participate in the regional Guaranteed Ride Home Program which provides vouchers for a free bus ride or cab fare if you need emergency transportation home.
In 2010, Plymouth Metrolink provided more than 466,000 passenger trips on our three types of service: express buses to downtown Minneapolis; reverse Commuter service from Minneapolis to Plymouth; and Dial-A-Ride service to local destinations.
Plymouth Metrolink was established in 1984 by the City of Plymouth. It was the first transit system created under a state law allowing suburban cities to establish their own transit programs. Plymouth's goals are to provide local service linked to the rest of the regional transit system.
The City of Plymouth is a member of the Suburban Transit Association (STA). Founded in 1995, the STA’s purpose is to improve the metropolitan region’s transportation system by providing high-quality suburban transit services, thereby, reducing congestion in one of the fastest growing regions in the country. The STA providers include Maple Grove Transit, Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, Plymouth Metrolink, Prior Lake Laker Lines, Shakopee Transit and SouthWest Transit.
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Plymouth Metrolink recently launched a free mobile app now available for download. The new app brings helpful rider services directly to users’ mobile devices. The free Plymouth Metrolink app is available for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone.
Metro Transit compiled a list of developers who have created a number of apps and mobile-friendly websites to share schedule and route information, including Plymouth Metrolink routes. Metro Transit does not sell or endorse these applications or endorse the quality or accuracy of any particular app.
Note from Metro Transit: Metro Transit provides these links as a convenience and cannot be held responsible for the content of third-party websites or any issue arising from the use of third-party applications. This listing is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty. Metro Transit makes no representations as to accuracy, reliability or completeness.
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