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Northstar On the METRO

Several Northstar stations attracting more development 

| Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:57:00 AM
​ Construction continues near the Northstar Commuter Rail Line’s Coon Rapids/Riverdale Station, where Minneapolis-based Sherman Associates is building a 180 market-rate apartment project called Lyra, and a 71 affordable apartment project called [...]
Minneapolis On the METRO

Developers see future with more people, less parking 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, May 21, 2019 3:19:00 PM
New residential and commercial buildings can increasingly come with little to no parking, developers and city officials said at a forum hosted by Metro Transit’s Transit Oriented Development Office. “Part of the issue is does the public want it [...]
Community METRO Green Line On the METRO

Model Cities creates a new model near Victoria Street Station 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:22:00 PM
Desean Isaac was among the first to move in when Model Cities opened the doors to its new mixed-use building in late 2017. One of the main appeals: The Green Line’s Victoria Street Station is just steps from the building’s door, allowing Isaac to [...]
Community METRO Green Line On the METRO

At Hamline Station, a welcome combination of affordable housing and transit 

| Monday, May 16, 2016 10:19:00 AM
ReJeana Hill was waiting for a METRO Green Line train at Hamline Avenue Station when she spotted a newly-planted sign on the vacant lot across University Avenue. Apartments coming soon, it said. Eager to find an affordable place with more room [...]
Express Bus METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Metropass Minneapolis Northstar On the METRO

New transit-friendly HQ a perfect ‘Match’ 

| Monday, December 14, 2015 9:00:00 AM
When Be the Match relocated to its new North Loop headquarters, Michael Smith thought he'd continue driving to work. But weeks after the relocation, he gave up on the idea of driving and using one of the few underground parking spaces available [...]
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