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Posts in Category: METRO Green Line

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Dorothy’s last ride 

Posted by Kathy Graul | Tuesday, October 3, 2017 8:49:00 AM
Dorothy Carter was fiercely independent. But she never had a driver’s license and never drove a car. For all 94 years of her life, she took public transportation. “It was her way to stay independent. To do what she wanted to do, when she wanted [...]
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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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On transit, making an impression with poetry 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, March 31, 2017 3:11:00 PM
For the past 20 years, Michael Kleber-Diggs has shared his poetry with a live audience, reading the room and enjoying the conversation that follows. Capturing the reaction to one of his newest poems, The Green Line, has been a little more [...]
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