May 2020 Marq-Tran Board Meeting Through Teleconference Call

Marquette, MI  –  May 13, 2020  –  Like the previous month, the Marquette County Transit Authority Board Meeting for May 2020 will be held as a teleconference meeting. The public is welcome to join this call to hear updates from Marq-Tran as well as information on the current agenda. To conference will be held, Thursday,

Face Masks or Coverings Now Required on Marq-Tran Buses

Marquette, MI  –  April 27, 2020  –  Under the newest Stay-At-Home Order, Marquette County Transit Authority buses are considered an enclosed public space. Starting today, all passengers and drivers must begin wearing face masks or coverings while in transit. The official statement reads “Any individual able to medically tolerate a face covering must wear a

Marq-Tran Closes Fixed Routes Starting March 30th

Marquette, MI  –  March 24, 2020  –  Executive Director Delynn Klein of the Marquette County Transit Authority issued a statement today to close all Marq-Tran fixed routes until further notice starting Monday, March 30, 2020. With fixed routes soon to close, door-to-door services will be the only transportation currently provided by Marquette County Transit Authority.

Marq-Tran Suspends Fares on Fixed Routes and Door to Door Services During COVID-19 Pandemic

Marquette, MI  –  March 19, 2020  –  Beginning tomorrow, Friday, March 20, 2020, Marquette County Transit Authority will be suspending fares on all fixed routes and door to door services. All services will run as usual, but free of charge in an effort to reduce contact through money handling. These changes are being made for

Marquette County Transit Authority Cancels March 2020 Board Meeting

Marquette, MI  –  March 17, 2020  –  The Marquette County Transit Authority has made the decision to cancel their monthly Board of Directors Meeting. Originally scheduled for Thursday, March 19th at 6pm, the next Board of Directors meeting will be Thursday, April 16th at 6pm. All meetings except in September are held at 6:00 p.m.

Marq-Tran Local Advisory Council Meeting Schedule

Marquette, MI  –  January 23, 2020 –  The Marquette County Transit Authority Local Advisory Council (LAC) meetings are scheduled as follows. June 18, 2020 – 1:30 PM at Marquette Peter White Public Library January 21, 2020 – 1:30 PM at Marquette Peter White Public Library

Marq-Tran Provides Rides to Multiple Holiday Events Throughout Marquette County This Season

Marquette, MI  –  December 20, 2019  –  The holiday season is back and that means Marq-Tran buses will be back on the roads to shuttle our community to and from some holiday Holiday Dinners and Christmas events! Among the events we will be participating in this year is the Community Christmas Dinner at the Ishpeming

Marq-Tran Cancels All Fixed Routes after 2pm Today, November 27

Marquette, MI  –  November 27, 2019  –  Marquette County Transit Authority will be taking all fixed route buses off the roads starting today at 2pm. Due to inclement weather, the roads are growing even more dangerous and it is not safe to travel. We apologize for the inconvenience and stay tuned for more updates. Hopefully

Finance Officer Position Open at Marquette County Transit Authority – FILLED

Marq-Tran is no longer accepting applications as this position has been filled. To see all current & past job postings, click here. Have questions? Message us.  Marquette, MI  –  September 23, 2019  –  The Marquette County Transit Authority is seeking applicants for the position of Finance Officer. Qualifications: Education – Associate Degree in Accounting or equivalent

Marquette County Transit Authority Requesting Snow Removal Price Quotes for Winter of 2019-20 – FILLED

Marq-Tran has selected a Removal Service for the 2019-20 season and is longer accepting applications. We will publish when 2020-21 bids are being accepted. To see all current & past job postings, click here. Have questions? Message us.  Marquette, MI  –  September 9, 2019  –  The Marquette County Transit Authority is soliciting quotes for snow

Marq-Tran’s Free NMU Shopping Run Returns at End of August

Marquette, MI  –  August 15, 2019  –  Marquette County Transit Authority will be back again this year to help serve our local college students. The NMU Shopping Run system put in place by Northern Michigan Universality working with Marq-Tran allows students to take a free round-trip ride on a Marq-Tran bus to grocery stores in

Marq-Tran Aids in Pine Ridge Apartment Fire Emergency Evacuation

UPDATE: Wednesday, July 31st Marq-Tran will be taking bus loads of residents from the NMU Superior Dome to Pine Ridge Apartments to allow residents to get medications or other items. The round-trip bus rides will start at 2:00pm this afternoon and continue until the ~40 residents have had a chance to get anything they need,

Marq-Tran Returns for Annual Participation in U.P. Pink Power Walk

Marquette, MI – April 22, 2019 – U.P. Pink Power is a small group of women and volunteers in our community that help “Pay it Forward”. They do various fundraisers throughout the year to help support those fighting diseases, dealing with tragedies, or illnesses of any kind. For several years, Marq-Tran has participated in one

Have You Been Taking Advantage of Senior Wednesdays?

Marquette, MI – April 10, 2019 – Did you know every Wednesday, all year long, Marq-Tran features Senior Wednesday? Need to take one of our many fixed routes around Marquette County on a Wednesday? If you’re 60 years old or older, you can ride any of our fixed routes on Wednesdays for free! It’s the

Marq-Tran Fixed Routes Closed for 2/5/19

Marquette, MI – February 4, 2019 – Marq-Tran will not be running any fixed routes on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 due to the weather and unsafe travel conditions. There will be limited buses out for PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED door-to-door trips for medical appointments. We apologize for the inconvenience and stay tuned for more updates. Hopefully we will

Marq-Tran Offers Students Free Bus Rides from NMU to Marquette Mountain

Marquette, MI – January 18, 2019 – This week Marquette County Transit Authority started their newest free ride share program with Northern Michigan University. In September of 2018, Marq-Tran began offering NMU students and staff free rides to Meijer and Walmart to pick up groceries for the weekends. Now, Marq-Tran is taking kids out for

UPAWS Loads Shelter Animals onto Marq-Tran Bus to Make Move to Sands Township

Marquette, MI – January 18, 2019 – It was a big day for Marquette County’s Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter and Marq-Tran got to be apart of it! Today, after 40 years at their location in Negaunee off US-41, our local animal shelter made the move to their brand new facility in Sands Township. Marq-Tran

Seasonal Marquette County Transit Authority Senior and Handicapped Resident Christmas Light Tours Wrap Up Soon

Marquette, MI  –  December 20, 2018  –  Each year Marquette County Transit Authority spreads the holiday cheer to our local elderly and handicapped residents. As part of our special services, every Christmas season we work with Marquette County nursing and assisted living facilities so their residents can see the best lights in town! Picking our

Marquette County Transit Authority Offers Elderly & Disable Transportation to Community Christmas Dinners

Marquette, MI –  December 19, 2018  –  We’re participating in another year of holiday traditions in Marquette County bringing the elderly and disabled to Christmas Dinner! This year we’ve teamed up with both the Superiorland Kiwanis Club/Salvation Army and the Elks Lodge in Ishpeming to transport elderly or handicapped community members to both Community Christmas

Northern Michigan University Free Student Grocery Rides Each Friday

New NMU SHOPPING RUN: Each Friday, Marq-Tran takes two loads of students to either Meijer or Walmart. Students can board the bus from Lot #9 behind Hunt/Van Antwerp Hall off Wright Street on the Northern Michigan University Campus. The bus takes off from the parking lot at 3:00pm and 3:50pm. With just over an hour to shop,  return pick

Marquette County Transit Authority Employment Opportunities – FILLED

We currently have a full team of great drivers and are not currently searching for new hires. To see all current & past job postings, click here. Have questions? Message us.  Marq-Tran is accepting applications for On Call & Part-Time Drivers Minimum Employment Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent five years as a licensed driver

3 Month Passes from Marquette County Transit Authority

3 Month are also available at a cost of $180.00 for the general public and $90.00 for students, seniors, and those passengers that meet ADA qualifications. Frequently Asked Questions: Monthly passes are available at a cost of $66.00 per month for the general public and $33.00 per month for students, seniors, veterans with valid ID,