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Bus METRO Green Line Route of the Week St. Paul

Route 62: Finding friends, foregoing the freeway on Rice Street 

| Friday, February 7, 2014 11:06:00 AM
Kathryn Moret’s outgoing personality has earned her a nickname with fellow Route 62 customers: the Cruise Director. Inspired by the television show The Love Boat, the name came after Moret began organizing monthly get-togethers with some of the [...]
Bus METRO Green Line Route of the Week St. Paul

Route 67: A route to relaxation 

| Friday, January 31, 2014 12:00:00 AM
When Karl Gehrke began a new job at the Hmong American Partnership last fall, he started riding to and from the organization’s offices at University and Western avenues on Route 67. From his home, it’s a short, five-minute trip that leaves little [...]
Bus METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Route of the Week

Route 8: From the city border to the Blue Line 

| Friday, January 24, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Update: Route 8 was consolidated with Route 67 on June 14, 2014.View the Route 67 schedule here. When Meital Kashi and her husband moved from Las Vegas to Minneapolis last fall without a vehicle, they knew they wanted to live somewhere with [...]
Bus METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Route of the Week University of Minnesota

Route 2: A catalyst for going car-free 

| Wednesday, January 15, 2014 4:56:00 PM
When Pete Huff moved to the Twin Cities a few months ago, he looked for a location that would allow him to continue living a car-free life. He found it in the Seward neighborhood, where he can readily access the METRO Blue Line and connecting bus [...]
Bus METRO Blue Line METRO Orange Line Midtown Corridor Minneapolis Route of the Week

Route 27: A short route with a big impact 

| Friday, January 10, 2014 12:00:00 AM
An end-to-end trip on Route 27 covers around two miles and takes just 10 minutes. While short, the route has proven to be an important connection for commuters and residents in south Minneapolis. Joel Oliver is a case in point. Oliver boarded [...]
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