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Vikings fans bleed purple, ride Green 

| Tuesday, November 4, 2014 1:22:00 PM
Vikings fans have long enjoyed traveling to and from home games on light rail. And while it’s been all about the METRO Blue Line in past seasons, the opening of the METRO Green Line and a move to TCF Bank Stadium has changed the gameday [...]
Bus Community METRO Green Line St. Paul

Young transit fans go behind the scenes 

| Friday, July 11, 2014 9:37:00 AM
Liam and James Hanley know a thing or two about taking transit in the Twin Cities. In fact, the brothers have become pretty expert at getting around on buses and trains, having ridden each of the METRO lines, Northstar and more than 20 bus routes [...]
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Decade later, Blue Line is booming 

| Thursday, June 26, 2014 5:00:00 AM
From General Manager Brian Lamb When the METRO Blue Line opened a decade ago, residents hadn’t moved around the Twin Cities on rail since buses replaced streetcars five decades earlier. People weren’t sure what to make of the new light-rail [...]
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Route 83: A new link on Lexington Parkway 

| Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:00:00 PM
Dressed in a suit and tie, Alon Coleman recently took his first trip on Route 83. If the interview he just finished leads to a new job, it will be the first of many for the 20-year-old St. Paul resident. “That would be great,” Coleman said as he [...]
Bus Community METRO Green Line Minneapolis St. Paul

The last ride on Route 50 

| Wednesday, June 18, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Nikki Bass grew pretty fond of Route 50 over the last decade. The Frogtown resident said the route not only took her where she needed to go but moved at an ideal pace – brisk, but casual enough to let her take in the sights along the way. On [...]
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