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Rail maintenance projects keep trains running smoothly, safely 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, April 22, 2024 3:26:00 PM
Top left and bottom right: Crews repair rail breaks near the METRO Green Line's Fairview Avenue Station on Saturday, April 20, 2024. With embedded track, crews have to remove and replace concrete that surrounds the track. At top right and bottom [...]
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What to know about taking transit to Twins games and other large events 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, April 3, 2024 2:49:00 PM
Fans planning trips to sporting events, concerts and other large events are invited to review their transportation options and consider taking transit, often a more convenient and affordable alternative to driving. In a recent regional [...]
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Listening, learning strengthens resolve to improve public safety on transit  

Posted by nmuehlhausen | Thursday, January 18, 2024 3:11:00 PM
Thank you to everyone who turned out last week to share valuable feedback with leaders who spent time riding light rail and at stations. Reflecting on her experience, General Manager Lesley Kandaras said she appreciated hearing how much riders [...]
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Winter weather brings out the best 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, February 23, 2023 9:05:00 PM
It’s not often we suggest people limit their travel. Thank you to those who played it safe and helped us do our job serving people who really needed it. Those who rode it out with us had some kind things to say, too. A sampling of what we [...]
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Long shutdown will help METRO Blue Line have a long life 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, July 7, 2022 1:05:00 PM
New track sections have been staged in Bloomington, where Blue Line improvements will be made over the next five weeks. Light rail vehicles have traveled up and down the METRO Blue Line more than 1 million times since it opened in 2004. Wear [...]
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