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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

24 Nov

No service on
Thursday, November 27, 2014

Fargo NDSU Routes 13U*, 31, 32, 33 & 35
No service on Friday, November 28
* Regular route service on evening 13U


Election Day is a Fare FREE day on MATBUS

15 Oct


Try MATBUS Week, Oct 20 – 25, 2014

13 Oct


It’s FARE-FREE at THREE on Friday for NDSU Homecoming!

08 Oct

MATBUS encourages residents and visitors of the F-M metro to take part in the NDSU Homecoming festivities held in Downtown Fargo on Friday, October 10th, including the Parade and Concert!  MATBUS will be “Fare Free @ Three!” on ALL of its fixed routes on Friday, beginning at 3:00 p.m.

Also, MATBUS is offering additional service on a slightly-modified Route 13U to bring members of the community downtown and to alleviate parking issues.  NDSU on-campus parking lots H & I will be free at 3:00 p.m. and all other NDSU lots will open at 4:00 p.m.  MATBUS will be there, taking you to all the action in Downtown Fargo.

MATBUS has free Park & Ride lots at several locations, including Cash Wise, Kmart and the Roger Maris Wing in West Acres.  Visit for the route maps and event information!  The center of the MATBUS system is in Downtown Fargo and this is a great time to give MATBUS a try!  MATBUS services are open to all members of the general public and the “free ride” promotion applies to all fixed routes on Friday (10.10.2014) from 3:00 p.m. to 11:15 p.m.


19 Sep

  Start Date —    09.19.2014     |     End   Date  –  TBA

Due to road work on SE Main Avenue in Moorhead, 24th Avenue will be closed at 2:00 pm today, Friday, Sept. 19th for approximately 7 days.Route 9:  Will NOT be able to access the Menards/Sams Loop (see map below)


ESPN GameDay returns to Fargo and MATBUS is ready with shuttles and a Fare-Free Saturday!

11 Sep

In an effort to ease congestion in downtown Fargo during the ESPN College GameDay event on Saturday, Sept. 13, free shuttles and MATBUS service will be offered to fans!

Shuttle service to and from the downtown GameDay event site will run continuously from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Shuttle pickup and dropoff points are as follows:

  • South end of the R parking lot at 15th Avenue North and Albrecht Boulevard on the NDSU campus.
  • MATBUS Transit Hub at the NDSU Memorial Union.
  • East side of the T parking lot between 11th and 12th Avenues North.
  • Richard H. Barry Hall in downtown Fargo.


MATBUS will offer Fare-Free Saturday on Sept. 13 allowing residents to ride any MATBUS fixed route bus to and from downtown Fargo at no charge.  View all MATBUS fixed routes online at


Route 3 Detour beginning Sept 8, 2014

08 Sep
Due to road work on SE Main Avenue in Moorhead, Route 3 will be detoured as follows:

Route 3: Will take 20th Street between 12th Avenue and Hwy 10. It will then take Hwy 10 to Cashwise and back on route. (see map)

Estimated duration is unknown.


MATBUS Rider Alert! – Detour on Route 9 (Road work)

02 Sep

Start Date:  09.03.2014
End Date:  T.B.A.

Due to road work on SE Main Ave in Moorhead, 24th Avenue will be closed starting Wednesday, Sept. 3rd for approx. 7-10 days.  There will be no bus service to the Menards or Sam’s Club loop.


Greater Moorhead Days Parade Sep 5, 2014

26 Aug

Due to the Greater Moorhead Days Parade on Friday September 5, 2014, Moorhead Routes 3, 5 and 8 will be detoured off 20th Street South as well as 28th Avenue and 30th Avenue South from approximately 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Please see the maps below for specific details.



No Bus Service Labor Day

25 Aug

Due to the Labor DayHoliday, there will be no bus service and the GTC will be closed on Monday September 1, 2014.

Buses will resume service onTuesday September 2, 2014