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METRO Green Line University of Minnesota

East Bank Station tops 1 million boardings 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Without a vehicle, University of Minnesota senior Kelsey Decker relies on transit to get to school, work and go shopping. One of her primary boarding locations: the METRO Green Line’s East Bank Station, situated at the heart of the U of M [...]
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Strong ridership defines first six months of METRO Green Line service 

| Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:41:00 PM
Strong and growing ridership is the hallmark of the METRO Green Line’s first six-months of operation. Customers have taken about 6 million rides since service began on June 14, including more than 1 million rides in both September and October. [...]
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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 METRO Green Line Route of the Week St. Paul University of Minnesota

Route 87: Connecting the University of Minnesota to University Avenue 

| Monday, April 14, 2014 8:27:00 AM
JB Shank sat aboard Route 87, laptop open, putting the finishing touches on a presentation he was due to deliver later that day. A history professor at the University of Minnesota, Shank said he frequently brings his computer out on the bus and [...]
METRO Green Line Minneapolis Station Spotlight University of Minnesota

Getting to the game and more on the Green Line 

| Tuesday, April 8, 2014 12:00:00 AM
When the cost of gas skyrocketed in 2008, Wally Widlund and his wife decided to make a change. The couple sold their car and relocated from south Minneapolis to Prospect Park, nearer to work at the University of Minnesota.The decision to go [...]
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