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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…

MATBUS Donates Youth Programming and Outreach Transport Van to Fargo PD

"We are working with families and kids that don't have transportation readily available to them"

FARGO, N.D. — Over the last few months the Fargo Police Department has been trying to find a method of transportation for their community engagement group. MATBUS has donated a vehicle that is going to change the future for these programs. The Fargo Police Department doesn’t just serve to protect, they serve to help children in the community. “So we’re…

Snow And Slush Covered Roads Were Too Much For MATBUS

All Routes Were Called Off by 10:45 a.m. Monday

FARGO, N.D. — MATBUS found itself in a mess this morning in south Fargo. Three buses couldn’t make it up the small incline at the underpass at 25th Street South and Main Avenue. “They are burning rubber and it smells here but they’re trying to get these big buses going here but it’s created quite a traffic jam here south…

MATBUS Offering Low-Cost Transportation for the Holidays

Riders can board any MATBUS for only a quarter each trip

  FARGO, ND — MATBUS is offering a low-cost transportation offer this holiday season. MATBUS Quarter Days will be taking place the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving, as well as every Saturday in December. Riders can board any MATBUS for only a quarter each trip. They operate 25 fixed routes in the Fargo-Moorhead metro with direct access to West Acres…

LIVE: MATBUS Participates in Earth Week

MATBUS Tells People to Get Their "Can" on the Bus

MATBUS is giving free rides to those who donate an aluminum can in honor of Earth Week. KVRR’s Jackie Kelly talks with Taaren Haak, the Assistant Transit Planner of MATBUS, about how this can help impact the earth. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News, Moorhead, Morning – In The Community, News Landing Page, North Dakota News Tags: aluminum cans, Earth Week,…