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Posts in Category: METRO Blue Line

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 [...]
Good Question Light Rail METRO Blue Line

Good Question: Why doesn't the METRO Blue Line have NexTrip? 

| Friday, August 23, 2013 2:00:00 PM
This week’s Good Question comes from William Lindeke (@BillLendeke), who asked: Why don't we have NexTrip technology on the METRO Blue Line? Adding NexTrip to light rail on the METRO Blue Line has been a lower priority than adding it to [...]
Light Rail METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Safety

Close call on METRO Blue Line provides safety reminder 

| Friday, August 16, 2013 9:24:00 AM
Rusdon Torbenson considers himself extremely lucky. On June 15, Torbenson was biking westbound on East 35th Street. After crossing Hiawatha Avenue, he biked around the lowered, flashing gate arms. Though he saw a METRO Blue Line train traveling [...]
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