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Light rail construction continues in Minneapolis 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, October 25, 2017 1:00:00 PM
Light rail service will be suspended on portions of the Green and Blue lines this weekend as construction related to improvements in downtown Minneapolis continues. Buses will replace trains from 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, through 3:30 a.m. [...]
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State Fair, Green Line see record ridership 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, September 7, 2017 4:55:00 PM
A record number of fairgoers rode to and from the Minnesota State Fair with Metro Transit and the METRO Green Line had its busiest day ever when the fair and several other events landed on the same day last week. Metro Transit provided just over [...]
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Technicians in training celebrate early milestone in career path 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, August 21, 2017 3:28:00 PM
Chapman Templer was working at a local bike shop, unsure when or if he’d ever get promoted or earn more money. After two years at Tires Plus, Chee Vang was struggling to pinpoint his long-term goals. Jordan “Monk” Nicholson was writing comic books [...]
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Preserving public art adorning transit stations 

Posted by Kathy Graul | Friday, July 28, 2017 10:05:00 AM
Because it’s so dispersed – and in some cases cleverly disguised – it’s difficult to appreciate how pervasive public art is across the transit system. But with more than 70 distinct pieces, Metro Transit is the caretaker of one of the largest [...]
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Northern Spark brings virtual reality experience to Green Line 

Posted by jennasbennett | Friday, June 9, 2017 2:24:00 PM
With events spread throughout the Green Line corridor, light rail will play a major role in this year’s Northern Sparks arts festival. That’s especially true for CHAOS ON THE GREEN LINE, one of 70 public art pieces that will be featured during [...]
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