Disabled Veterans are able to ride the Metro Transit Buses free with a valid Veteran’s Identification Card, by presenting this card to bus operators, disabled Veterans can use any fixed-route service in the state. This includes Metro Transit and suburban transit providers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area as well as regular-route services in Duluth, St. Cloud, Rochester, Moorhead, East Grand Forks and Mankato.
The free ride benefit also extends to a personal care attendant assisting a disabled Veteran as they travel.
To qualify for the free rides, disabled Veterans must show a Veterans Identification Card, or VIC issued by a VA Medical Center with the words “Service Connected” or the initials “SC” below the photo. The cards are available at the VA medical centers in Minneapolis and St. Cloud.
For more information on the on how to obtain a Veterans Identification Card call 612-467-1991 or visit the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs website
Phone: 612-467-1991VA Medical Center