Posted by Jennifer Bennerotte on Jul 01, 2018
The Rotary Club of Edina is sponsoring the City of Edina’s new Southdale-area circulator bus called CloverRide. With the goal of making the Southdale area more accessible, CloverRide is offered weekly on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Riders pay a daily fare of $3 that allows them unlimited rides throughout that day.
“This is an additional way for people who either don’t have cars, choose not to drive, or can’t drive to get to where they want to go,” said City of Edina Transportation Planner Mark Nolan, who coordinated plans for the service. “We are very excited about this and we want anyone in the community to take advantage of the CloverRide service.”
CloverRide currently has 10 stops in the area that run on a loop, beginning at Brookdale Edina. The entire loop takes one hour. The full schedule with departure times can be found online here.
Residential Stops:
  • Aurora on France
  • Brookdale Edina
  • South Haven
  • Yorktown Continental
Other Destinations:
  • Centennial Lakes Park
  • Cub Foods
  • Lunds and Byerlys
  • Southdale Center
  • Target
  • YMCA
Riders who are near the route can also request a special stop if it’s within two blocks of the regular route. To request a special pick up, call 651-234-2272. Additionally, riders with mobility devices such as scooters, wheelchairs or walkers are welcome; the CloverRide driver will assist with the loading as needed. The bus is operated by DARTS, which has helped support several other community transit services in the area.
Explore Edina is another CloverRide sponsor. For more information, visit the website.