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Model Cities creates a new model near Victoria Street Station 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:22:00 PM
Desean Isaac was among the first to move in when Model Cities opened the doors to its new mixed-use building in late 2017. One of the main appeals: The Green Line’s Victoria Street Station is just steps from the building’s door, allowing Isaac to [...]
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Piano puts emotion, diversity of transit passengers on display 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, June 4, 2018 3:03:00 PM
Alexandra Norwick doesn’t spend her time on transit idly. While riding buses and trains over the past several years, she’s created more than 100 sketches of her fellow passengers – a resting woman with her head tilted back, a man with shaggy [...]
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Taking time to say thanks on Transit Driver Appreciation Day 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, March 16, 2018 12:45:00 PM
Metro Transit’s 1,600 bus and train operators received extra kudos this week as supporters celebrated Transit Driver Appreciation Day. Transit Driver Appreciation Day got its start in 2009, when a group of riders in Seattle, Wash., wanted to show [...]
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A son’s memories lead to Wall of Fame honors 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, February 9, 2018 10:16:00 AM
For Metro Transit Safety Specialist Tim Bowman, White Castle is more than a place to get a steamed, five-hole hamburger. The restaurant is such a prominent part of his life, in fact, that Bowman recently wrote to the restaurant asking if they’d [...]
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Big snow met with persistence, praise 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, January 23, 2018 12:56:00 PM
The Twin Cities was hit with its biggest winter storm in seven years on Monday, bringing a foot or more of snow to several parts of the metro. Snow-covered roads and traffic delays caused widespread bus delays, with many operators pulling in [...]
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