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Posts in Category: METRO Blue Line

Bus METRO Blue Line Minneapolis Route of the Week

Route 9: From the west metro to the METRO Blue Line 

| Monday, December 23, 2013 10:00:00 AM
When Diane Fischman moved to Minneapolis in 2006, she quickly lost enthusiasm for the traffic on Interstate 394. So she started taking the bus instead. Today, Fischman uses Route 9 on a near-daily basis to get from her home in St. Louis Park [...]
Bus Express Bus Fares Light Rail METRO Blue Line Metropass Northstar Promotions Ridership Student Pass University of Minnesota

Ready, Set, Go-To 

| Thursday, December 19, 2013 10:04:00 AM
Go-To Cards are the easiest way to pay a fare when boarding a Metro Transit bus or train – as customers are increasingly noticing. Go-To and Go-To lite cards were used to pay for a record 57 percent of fares in November, and have accounted [...]
In the News Light Rail METRO Blue Line On the METRO

METRO Blue Line welcomes visitors, boosts revenue 

| Wednesday, November 27, 2013 11:46:00 AM
Visitors who arrive at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are instantly connected to downtown Minneapolis, the Mall of America and numerous hotels thanks to the METRO Blue Line. When the METRO Green Line opens next year, travelers will [...]
Bus Express Bus Light Rail METRO Blue Line Northstar Rider Information Safety Winter Weather

Rider refresher for flurries in forecast  

| Monday, November 4, 2013 12:20:00 PM
Snow is back in the forecast...and Metro Transit is ready. Record-setting winter storms in 1991 and 2010 are the only times in Metro Transit’s modern history where bus service was temporarily suspended due to weather. The all-season METRO Blue [...]
Community Light Rail METRO Blue Line Northstar

Small trains, big imagination 

| Wednesday, October 30, 2013 12:19:00 PM
For Steve Demlow, building Lego-based displays requires a certain amount of “selective compression.” “You try to capture the essence of whatever it is that you’re building,” he said. Demlow’s take on the METRO Blue Line and Northstar [...]
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