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Bus METRO Blue Line Minneapolis Route of the Week St. Paul

Route 23: A crosstown community on 38th Street 

| Monday, May 5, 2014 12:00:00 AM
When Liz Conway needs to get to the airport, she rolls her suitcase down the block, catches a Route 23 bus and makes her way east to the METRO Blue Line’s 38th Street Station, where she continues south on the train. “It’s absolutely the easiest [...]
Bus Route of the Week St. Paul

Route 71: Cutting the car for convenience, connections 

| Monday, April 28, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Shannon Willenering spent 25 years driving herself to and from work in downtown St. Paul. Her children grown, she decided last year that she could do without her car during the day and decided to try taking the bus instead. She stopped into Metro [...]
Bus METRO Green Line Route of the Week St. Paul University of Minnesota

Route 87: Connecting the University of Minnesota to University Avenue 

| Monday, April 14, 2014 8:27:00 AM
JB Shank sat aboard Route 87, laptop open, putting the finishing touches on a presentation he was due to deliver later that day. A history professor at the University of Minnesota, Shank said he frequently brings his computer out on the bus and [...]
Bus METRO Green Line Minneapolis Route of the Week University of Minnesota

Route 6: A reliable ride from Edina to the Green Line 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, April 4, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Minneapolis resident Iris Key has spent a lot of time on Route 6. As a student at the University of Minnesota, Key rode the bus between campus and her Uptown residence. When she got a job near Edina’s Southdale Center, she used Route 6 to commute [...]
Bus METRO Green Line Route of the Week St. Paul Suburban Transit

Route 262: Sharing laughs while sharing the ride 

| Monday, March 31, 2014 12:00:00 AM
For the last two years, Jeanine Wilson has used Route 262 to get from Blaine to her job in downtown St. Paul. The daily commutes have given her plenty of time to make friends and collect stories. “If all of us are awake, this is a very [...]
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