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Riders Almanac - Metro Transit's Blog

Single-day LRT ridership tops 100K for first time 

Single-day ridership on the METRO Green and Blue lines recently topped 100,000 for the first time ever.
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Monday, September 21, 2015 2:29:00 PM Categories: Light Rail METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line

Friends turn retired bus into RV, drive across U.S. 

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to turn something unconventional into a house? How about a Metro Transit bus?
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Posted by Kathy Graul Tuesday, September 15, 2015 2:00:00 PM Categories: Bus Bus Maintenance Community In the News

State Fair ridership reaches new high 

Fairgoers board a Metro Transit State Fair Express Bus at the 2015 State Fair.

Metro Transit provided more than 575,000 rides to and from the 2015 Minnesota State Fair — the highest express and regular route ridership ever.
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Posted by kerrdb Friday, September 11, 2015 11:37:00 AM Categories: Bus Ridership State Fair

Go-To Cards provide HOURCAR access 

Go-To Cards now have some additional utility for customers who use the local car-sharing service HOURCAR​.

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Wednesday, September 09, 2015 9:03:00 AM Categories: Car-Sharing

Cultivating curiosity on the bus 

Minneapolis-based artist Ricardo Levins Morales with one of his CuriousCityTC posters.A collection of interior cards sprinkled amid traditional advertising aims to spark conversation on the bus.

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Posted by kerrdb Wednesday, September 02, 2015 4:08:00 PM Categories: Bus Community

Smaller shelter shown off at State Fair 

A student-designed waiting shelter with a reduced footprint and other innovative features is on display at the Minnesota State Fair. 


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Posted by kerrdb Wednesday, September 02, 2015 10:08:00 AM Categories: Bus Community Shelters State Fair

A city commute in crop art 

For the second year in a row, Sarah Leismer has used crop art to express her love for light rail. 

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Posted by kerrdb Wednesday, September 02, 2015 8:00:00 AM Categories: Community Light Rail State Fair
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