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Blue Line brings happiness to Hiawatha corridor 

| Tuesday, September 17, 2013 8:00:00 AM
Are people who live near the METRO Blue Line happier than those who live in areas without such ready access to light rail transit? In a word, yes. New research by University of Minnesota associate professor Jason Cao shows residents [...]
METRO Blue Line Minneapolis On the METRO

Supportive housing, supportive transit 

| Monday, September 9, 2013 1:51:00 PM
RS Eden’s new Emanuel Apartments in downtown Minneapolis has 101 units and 10,000 square feet of commercial space but not a single parking space. And that suits the people who live and work there just fine. Instead of driving to work, [...]
Bus Go Green METRO Blue Line

Recycle when you ride 

| Monday, September 9, 2013 12:03:00 PM
Metro Transit customers will notice something new the next time they’re at the METRO Blue Line’s Target Field Station: a blue and yellow recycling bin. The station is home to one of ten new recycling containers that were installed after Labor [...]
Bus METRO Blue Line Promotions University of Minnesota

U of M students invited to enjoy the ride 

| Thursday, September 5, 2013 4:00:00 PM
For the first time ever, University of Minnesota students are getting a chance to try Metro Transit for free. From 6 p.m. Friday through the end of service on Saturday, students can simply show their U Card to board a bus, a light rail train [...]
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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