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Posts in Category: METRO Green Line

From GM Lesley Kandaras Light Rail METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Safety and Security Action Plan Transit Police

Listening, learning strengthens resolve to improve public safety on transit  

Posted by nmuehlhausen | Thursday, January 18, 2024 3:11:00 PM
Thank you to everyone who turned out last week to share valuable feedback with leaders who spent time riding light rail and at stations. Reflecting on her experience, General Manager Lesley Kandaras said she appreciated hearing how much riders [...]
In the News Light Rail METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line

Winter weather brings out the best 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, February 23, 2023 9:05:00 PM
It’s not often we suggest people limit their travel. Thank you to those who played it safe and helped us do our job serving people who really needed it. Those who rode it out with us had some kind things to say, too. A sampling of what we [...]
Light Rail METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Safety and Security Action Plan

Test will help determine if fewer light rail vehicles improves customer experience  

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, July 5, 2022 9:35:00 AM
From July 9 through August 19, people who take the METRO Blue and Green lines will notice something different than they’re used to – light rail vehicles traveling in sets of two, rather than three. The temporary switch is being made to see [...]
Light Rail METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Minneapolis St. Paul Transit Improvements

Plastic seats the new norm on light rail vehicles 

| Thursday, September 9, 2021 6:58:00 PM
The cloth seats customers once found – and sometimes avoided – on light rail vehicles are no more. This summer, light rail technicians finished swapping out more than 13,000 cloth seat backs and bottoms with new, custom-designed plastic seats [...]
METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Public Art

Rain reveals artwork at rail stations, bus stops 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, August 26, 2021 2:08:00 PM
Remember to glance at the pavement the next time you’re waiting for a bus or light rail train in the rain. You might be pleasantly surprised. The work of four Minneapolis artists was recently applied with rain-activated invisible spray at [...]
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