Below is a list of news items for the City of Moorhead with the most recent items at the top.  If you would like to see news for a certain category, you can select it from the the drop-down box labeled (All Categories).  Any news older than 90 days is automatically archived and removed from this list.

You can also subscribe to our eNotifications to automatically receive emails as we post news to the site.

Notice of Public Hearing for MATBUS Route Changes

Proposed changes to MATBUS Routes 1, 2, 3, 5, 8 and MAT Paratransit

Post Date:04/19/2017 3:07 pm

Public Hearing Notice
Proposed Transit Service Changes to
Moorhead MATBUS Routes 1, 2, 3, 5 & 8
and MAT Paratransit

MATBUS is proposing route changes to become effective July 1, 2017.  More detailed information, including proposed maps, timetables and comment cards, can be found at the GTC or online at  Increased service in the evenings, on Saturdays and on MAT Paratransit for Sundays are funded through a two-year pilot program grant. 

Routes 1, 2 and 3 Changes

  • Add service in the evening until 11:15 pm
  • Add a second bus on each route Saturdays for 30-minute frequency rather than 60-minute.

Route 5 Change

  • Add service in the evening until 11:15 pm
  • Add a second bus on Saturdays for 30-minute frequency rather than 60-minute.
  • Make permanent the current detour near the Minnesota State Community and Technical Institute (M|State) .
  • The area south of I-94 that would be affected is from 14th Street South to 8th Street and 30th Avenue South to 37th Avenue  (see map at

 Route 8 Elimination

  • Night Route 8 to be eliminated and replaced with Routes 1, 2, 3 and 5 operating until 11:15 pm.

MAT Paratransit Sunday ServiceMAT Paratransit service for persons with disabilities to be added on Sunday from 7 am to 5 pm for Moorhead and Dilworth residents who are certified as eligible.  

An open house will be held at the GTC on Monday, May 1, 2017 from 9-10 am and 4-5 pm for the public to review and comment on the proposals.

A public hearing will be held at the Moorhead City Council Chambers on Monday, May 8, 2017, at 5:45 pm for the Council to receive and review comments and consider approval of the route changes.

More >>