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Bus Express Bus METRO Orange Line Minneapolis Route of the Week Suburban Transit

Route 535: Cutting the car out of the commute on I-35W 

| Thursday, October 3, 2013 9:00:00 AM
When Mary Thompson started her new job in downtown Minneapolis in September, she thought it would be easy to get in her car and go to work. It wasn’t as simple as she’d hoped. “I drove the first two days and it was pretty undesirable,” [...]
Bus Express Bus Minneapolis Route of the Week Suburban Transit

Route 675: From lakeshore to the City of Lakes 

| Wednesday, September 25, 2013 1:00:00 PM
Visiting from Worcester, Mass., Mary Magnuson, James Cooper and David Barnett thought they’d take a cab from their hotel to downtown Minneapolis. Then they found a more cost-effective solution. In the Twin Cities for a wedding, the trio hopped [...]
Bus Bus Rapid Transit Route of the Week St. Paul

Route 68: A 'radial' ride down Robert Street 

| Monday, September 16, 2013 1:00:00 PM
Before they began riding Route 68 last year, Peter and David didn’t know one another. Today, though, the Inver Hills Community College students make a habit of sitting together on the bus so they can debate culture, philosophy and politics while [...]
Express Bus Route of the Week University of Minnesota

Route 252: From Blaine to books, on the bus 

| Thursday, September 5, 2013 11:00:00 AM
It takes Jesse Roberts just two minutes to get from his home in Blaine to the 95th Avenue Park & Ride. So when it came time for him to go to his first University of Minnesota class of the semester this week, he chose to simplify his commute. [...]
Bus METRO Blue Line METRO Orange Line Minneapolis Route of the Week

Route 46: Students, sanctuary and synergy in south Minneapolis 

| Wednesday, August 28, 2013 5:00:00 PM
As classes let out at Southwest High School for the first time on Monday, buses lined up around the perimeter of the school. But they weren’t yellow. Instead, the buses came from Metro Transit and bore all the hallmarks of public transportation [...]
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