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Good Question: How are light-rail rides counted? 

With tens of thousands of customers boarding light-rail trains on the METRO Green and Blue lines every day, it’s reasonable to wonder just how Metro Transit keeps track of all those rides.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:25:00 PM Categories: Good Question METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Ridership

Fond memories on a final ride 

After 40 years and 9 months as a Metro Transit bus operator, Paul Liddicoat carried customers for the last time on Friday, Jan. 9. 

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Friday, January 09, 2015 2:40:00 PM Categories: Bus Community Know Your Operator

2014: A historic year for Metro Transit 

From General Manager Brian Lamb: 2014 was an incredible and historic year for our organization, our customers and our region.

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Strong ridership defines first six months of METRO Green Line service 

Strong and growing ridership is the hallmark of the METRO Green Line’s first six-months of operation.

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:41:00 PM Categories: Community METRO Green Line Minneapolis Safety St. Paul University of Minnesota

Know Your Operator: Mary Barnd 

When Operator Mary Barnd picked up her first customers, she panicked. That's hardly the case now.

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Posted by kerrdb Friday, December 05, 2014 12:57:00 PM Categories: Bus Know Your Operator

1 million calls and counting 

When Gary Bier began working in the Transit Information Center, his trip planning tools included a large wall map, a tape measure and a robust memory.

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Friday, November 21, 2014 11:14:00 AM Categories: Bus Transit Information

Light-rail vehicles ready for all seasons 

Metro Transit’s light-rail vehicles are becoming even more weather-hardened.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:10:00 PM Categories: Light Rail METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Safety
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