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Bus From the GM Rider Information

Service that sets the standard 

| Thursday, October 3, 2013 11:10:00 AM
From Brian Lamb, Metro Transit General Manager Customers boarded our buses, light-rail and commuter trains more than 81 million times last year. Despite the high volume of customers, we strive every day to ensure every person who uses our [...]
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Enjoying the shared ride 

| Monday, September 30, 2013 2:45:00 PM
When Jan Kaster’s knees began to go and she found it too difficult to use the bus, she thought she might have to retire early. But the Thomson Reuters editor found a way to keep working: she joined a carpool. Using Metro Transit’s Carpool [...]
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Mid-year Progress Report: On the Right Track  

| Wednesday, July 24, 2013 12:30:00 PM
From Brian Lamb, Metro Transit General Manager Like any good organization, Metro Transit lays out a set of annual goals and carefully tracks its own progress. Halfway through 2013, it's safe to say we're on the right track. Ridership is [...]
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Let history be your guide on the Northstar Commuter Rail Line 

| Wednesday, June 12, 2013 11:40:00 AM
From Ford Motor Co.’s downtown Minneapolis factory to the Oliver H. Kelly Farm in Elk River, a trip on the Northstar Commuter Rail Line is rich in history. And now there’s more of it. Minnesota Public Radio’s audio tour of the 40-mile [...]
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Good Question: How does Metro Transit prioritize winter storm cleanup? 

| Thursday, February 21, 2013 10:49:00 AM
When winter weather hits, customers often ask us how Metro Transit organizes snow clearance. Prioritizing the Metro Transit To-Do List With a modest staff and large winter storm workload, snow clearance is prioritized to keep [...]
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