Bus ridership contines increase

Dennis DalmanCriers, Sartell – St. StephenLeave a Comment

Ridership on the Metro buses in Sartell continues its steady increase.

Steve Hennes, a Sartell council member who is on the St. Cloud area Metro Bus Board, told the council at its Monday meeting ridership increased by 1,100 more riders during the month of April compared to April of last year. On a couple of other Metro bus routes in the greater St. Cloud area, ridership has remained flat or even decreased, Hennes noted.

“Things are going very well now,” Hennes said of the Sartell bus service that began nearly 10 years ago.

Author: Dennis Dalman


Dalman was born and raised in South St. Cloud, graduated from St. Cloud Tech High School, then graduated from St. Cloud State University with a degree in English (emphasis on American and British literature) and mass communications (emphasis on print journalism). He studied in London, England for a year (1980-81) where he concentrated on British literature, political science, the history of Great Britain and wrote a book-length study of the British writer V.S. Naipaul. Dalman has been a reporter and weekly columnist for more than 30 years and worked for 16 of those years for the Alexandria Echo Press.

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