Twin Transit Honors Local Advocate

Twin Transit is honored to dedicate the new Market Street Bus Stop to longtime transit advocate Jean Fairgrieve. Jean organized volunteers and collected signatures in the 1970’s, which got public transit placed on the ballot. The measure was voter approved in 1976, resulting in the establishment of public transit in the Twin Cities. Our localContinue reading “Twin Transit Honors Local Advocate”

Twin Transit Receives National Grant

Great news! Twin Transit has been awarded a $75,000 National Center for Mobility Management Ready-to-Launch Grant for our new Dial-a-Ride program, DARTT. Twin Transit is one of only five nation-wide recipients of the funds, which are intended to address mobility challenges experienced by low-income, elderly, and/or underserved community members. Other awardees hail from Kansas, Massachusetts,Continue reading “Twin Transit Receives National Grant”

Twin Transit Prepares to Welcome Two New Electric Buses

Starting in early 2021, hoping on Twin Transit will be even more environmentally friendly. Complete Coach Works is currently converting two of Twin Transit’s 2004 35′ Gillig buses into electric ZEPS (Zero Emission Propulsion System) buses. This process of remanufacturing old buses into like-new ZEPS all-electric drivetrain systems reduces waste, maximizes resources, and decreases pollution and cost. When it’sContinue reading “Twin Transit Prepares to Welcome Two New Electric Buses”

A Sneak Peek Inside Twin Transit’s Electric Bus Renovation

Several months ago, Twin Transit sent two diesel buses to California’s Complete Coach Works for a full overhaul. When complete, the 35-foot Gillig buses will be entirely refurbished and – most importantly – powered by zero-emission electric. But first, they’re being stripped down to the frame. Here’s a sneak peek of what the buses lookContinue reading “A Sneak Peek Inside Twin Transit’s Electric Bus Renovation”

Twin Transit Launches Dial-a-Ride Pilot Program

Many Lewis County residents struggle to access quality medical care and other essential services due to a lack of reliable transportation. This disproportionately affects our elderly population, individuals living with a disability, the socioeconomically disadvantaged, youth, and anyone who just needs a ride. At Twin Transit, we believe that transportation should never get in theContinue reading “Twin Transit Launches Dial-a-Ride Pilot Program”

Paratransit Gets a Face-LIFTT

Twin Transit is dedicated to getting you where you need to go. It all started when we launched our first fixed route bus service over 40 years ago. These initial routes slowly grew to encompass a large portion of the Twin Cities, stimulating economic development and providing access to employment, education, and life-essential services. TwinContinue reading “Paratransit Gets a Face-LIFTT”