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MATBUS Operating Fare Free, Closing Ground Transportation Center to Public

By not collecting fees or selling bus passes, staff can more effectively follow federal, state and local health guidelines.

FARGO, N.D.–MATBUS will no longer be charging a fee to ride buses beginning Monday, March 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company says by not collecting fees or selling bus passes, staff can more effectively follow federal, state and local health guidelines. The Ground Transportation Center at 502 NP Avenue will close to the public on Monday as well….

MATBUS to cancel service tonight

FARGO, N.D. – MATUBUS will suspend all services at 9:15 Friday night. The Ground Transportation Center on NP Avenue will close 15 minutes afterward. MATBUS says all routes are expected to resume on Saturday with normal schedules. Categories: Local News Tags: MATBUS

MATBUS Suspending NDSU Routes Early

The routes include 13U, 31, 32E, 32W, 33 and TapRide.

FARGO, N.D.–MATBUS ended the majority of NDSU routes due to deteriorating weather and road conditions on Friday. The routes include 13U, 31, 32E, 32W, 33 and TapRide. Route 34 is expected to continue until further notice. MATBUS says certain routes, including 9, 18 (phase 1) and 24, will begin traveling on snow detour routes in order to avoid open areas…

MATBUS Kicks Off “I Go Eco” Challenge

The bus system is awarding those who use eco-friendly methods of transportation

  FARGO, N.D. — MATBUS wants you to “go green with your routine.” The bus system is kicking off its 9th annual “I Go Eco” Challenge. It’s urging community members to use eco–friendly methods of transportation at least once a week over the next month. Those who do can submit an online entry for a chance to win prizes like…

United Way Helps Expand MATBUS Service to Industrial Park

The new route will start in August

FARGO, N.D. — A new United Way initiative will benefit workers, companies and the city of Fargo. There are over 19,000 jobs in Industrial Park, the area north of Main Avenue and west of I–29. It houses over 40 businesses, but because of the location, it’s causing a workforce shortage. “It’s not just us either, it’s all different areas of the…

F-M Community Preps Roads for 23rd Annual St. Patrick’s Parade

The LinkFM circulator will be available to transport parade-goers

MOORHEAD– The F-M area is getting the streets prepped and ready to go for the 23rd Annual St. Patrick’s Parade. “We are working with Moorhead Public Works as well as Fargo Public Works to make sure that all of the snow is removed from the roads as well as the sidewalks, so it’s safe for parade–goers as well people participating…

Fargo Matbus Station Evacuated Briefly

Transit Fleet and Facility Manager Jordan Smith explained they noticed a mini fridge was left outside the east entrance around 2:15 p.m.

FARGO, ND — The Matbus station in downtown Fargo was evacuated briefly this afternoon. Transit Fleet and Facility Manager Jordan Smith explained they noticed a mini fridge was left outside the east entrance around 2:15 p.m. They made an announcement in the terminal and no one claimed the unit. So as a precaution they evacuated the building and called Fargo Police. Police…

Blizzard Leads MATBUS to Suspend Service, Bus Trips and Flights Canceled

The heavy snow made it harder for several people to get around using public transportation

FARGO, N.D. — The heavy snow made it harder for several people to get around using public transportation. MATBUS decided to suspend service at 2:15 this afternoon. Buses were operating earlier this morning, but the heavy wind and visibility concerns forced them back to the garage. MATBUS leaders say suspending service was necessary to keep drivers and passengers safe. “As far…

Try MATBUS Week Cuts Fares in Half, Saturday Means Free Rides

The bus service does it every year to get new riders and more people using public transportation

FARGO, N.D. — If you’ve never tried public transportation in Fargo, there’s an incentive to hopping on a bus this week. MATBUS provides nearly 2 million rides a year to its passengers. “For the size of us, we have a very big demand and fortunately we have a good staff, a very well set up staff so we can cope with…