Metro Lost and Found—How To Recover a Missing Item
Losing any important item—car keys, documents, phone, or wallet—can be such a drag. To find a missing object, you need to get familiar with the lost and found procedure of the institution where you believe you lost it.
Do you think you left the item in Metro Transit? This article presents all options you’ve got to report a lost item through the Metro Lost and Found office and provides the most convenient solution.
If you believe you’ve left an item on a bus or train, you should report it to Metro Transit Lost and Found or Customer Relations staff immediately.
Check out the following table to learn what you should do before reporting the missing item to Metro Transit staff and to find out what happens after you report it:
|What To Do Before Reporting a Lost Item||What Happens After You Report a Lost Item|
|To help the staff find the object and know it’s yours, you should prepare a detailed description of the missing item, including its:
If available, you should also provide a photo of the item
|The staff will:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, inquiring about lost items at the onsite Lost and Found window is no longer an option. Luckily, there are other ways to contact Metro Transit Lost and Found staff:
- Via email
- By phone
- Via regular mail
- On social media
- With DoNotPay
Metro Transit provides an online form you can fill out to inquire about an item you believe you might have left on one of their buses or trains.
Here’s how you can report a missing object through the available form:
- Open the Metro Transit Lost and Found page
- Choose the date when you lost your item
- Enter the route you were on
- Provide a detailed description of the missing object
- Upload a photo of the lost item (optional)
- Enter your first and last name
- Type in your email address
- Provide a contact phone number (optional)
- Check the box if you’d like Metro Transit to mail you the item
- Click on the Submit button
Keep in mind that you might need to wait for a while to hear back from a representative. If you don’t get any reply, you can try calling them.
If you prefer speaking to a customer service agent, you could contact Metro Transit at 612-373-3333.
Keep in mind that this number is the same for all departments and services, so it could take some time to get connected to a person who could help you with your issue.
If you’re old school, you can send a letter to Metro Transit at Metro Transit, 560 Sixth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411.
Keep in mind that while you can get hold of Metro Transit Lost and Found staff via snail mail, it might take days for a representative to get your letter.
Besides finding useful information on Metro Transit social media, you could also send them a message on one of their accounts:
If you don’t get a reply soon, you could:
- Use one of the other above-presented options
- Register for DoNotPay to report a lost item in a flash!
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All you have to do is sign up for DoNotPay and take the following steps:
- Open our Find My Lost Items product
- Enter the location where you last had the item with you, i.e., the name of the restaurant, cafe, park, company whose services you used, etc.
- Provide the description of the missing object and upload a photo if you have one
- Indicate the date and (approximate) time you last saw the item
As soon as you enter the necessary information, DoNotPay will contact the company in question to alarm them about your lost item. This way, staff can search for it immediately.
If your object is found, we will inform you how you can get it back.
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