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Good Question: How are buses and trains cleaned? 

With thousands of passengers boarding each day, keeping buses and trains clean is no simple task.
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016 2:42:00 PM Categories: Bus Light Rail

Wilken recognized with Distinguished Career Award 

Revenue Operations Supervisor Bill Wilken was recognized this week with the Minnesota Public Transportation Association’s Distinguished Career Award.Revenue Operations Supervisor Bill Wilken has seen quite a few changes since he began his career cleaning buses more than 40 years ago. Many of them were of his own making, too.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:11:00 PM Categories: Fares In the News

C Line plans being shaped by outreach 

Plans for the region’s second rapid bus line are being shaped by coordinated outreach and engagement efforts that invite residents to think about transit improvements as one of several community-building tools.

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Friday, October 14, 2016 3:16:00 PM Categories: Bus C Line Community

Monday Night Football helps set new single-day light rail ridership record 

Fans exit Metro Transit's light rail at U.S. Bank Stadium Station in Minneapolis.More than 122,500 rides were taken on the METRO Green and Blue lines on Oct. 3, surpassing the previous single-day light-rail ridership record set just a month earlier.

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Thursday, October 13, 2016 2:40:00 PM Categories: METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Ridership

Work underway on new Nicollet Mall Station platform 

The platform is being built to provide a safer and more comfortable waiting area for customers at Nicollet Mall Station, the system’s second-busiest light-rail station. 

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Posted by Drew Kerr Wednesday, October 05, 2016 2:30:00 PM Categories: METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Minneapolis

Yarn Bus provides ‘unexpected joy’ 

Local artist brings a "random act of fun" on board with forested "Yarn Bus."

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Posted by Drew Kerr Wednesday, October 05, 2016 1:38:00 PM Categories: Bus Community

Nelson takes Bus Roadeo title 

South Garage operator David Nelson has been vying for the Rodeo crown since he started at Metro Transit seven years ago. He finally got it. 

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Tuesday, October 04, 2016 1:13:00 PM Categories: Bus Safety
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