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Posts in Category: METRO Blue Line

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Just the facts 

| Friday, February 28, 2014 9:59:00 AM
It can be difficult to grasp the scale of Metro Transit's operations. The picture becomes a bit clearer in a new Fact Book that provides a snapshot of all the services Metro Transit provides. The recently-released 2013 Fact Book covers the big [...]
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For Transit Police K-9s, all work and a little play 

| Thursday, January 30, 2014 12:00:00 AM
K-9 Handler Alex Johannes tucked a pound of ammonium nitrate into a canister, sealed the lid and spanned the small conference room. Spotting a small cardboard box in the corner, Johannes concealed the canister and exited the room. Minutes later, [...]
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Route 8: From the city border to the Blue Line 

| Friday, January 24, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Update: Route 8 was consolidated with Route 67 on June 14, 2014.View the Route 67 schedule here. When Meital Kashi and her husband moved from Las Vegas to Minneapolis last fall without a vehicle, they knew they wanted to live somewhere with [...]
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Route 2: A catalyst for going car-free 

| Wednesday, January 15, 2014 4:56:00 PM
When Pete Huff moved to the Twin Cities a few months ago, he looked for a location that would allow him to continue living a car-free life. He found it in the Seward neighborhood, where he can readily access the METRO Blue Line and connecting bus [...]
Bus METRO Blue Line METRO Orange Line Midtown Corridor Minneapolis Route of the Week

Route 27: A short route with a big impact 

| Friday, January 10, 2014 12:00:00 AM
An end-to-end trip on Route 27 covers around two miles and takes just 10 minutes. While short, the route has proven to be an important connection for commuters and residents in south Minneapolis. Joel Oliver is a case in point. Oliver boarded [...]
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