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Light Rail METRO Green Line

Green Line tops 1 million rides, again 

| Thursday, November 13, 2014 2:40:00 PM
For the second straight month, customers boarded the METRO Green Line more than 1 million times. There were 1,131,264 rides on the Green Line in October, up 6 percent from September’s total and a new monthly record. Average weekday ridership was [...]
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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 [...]
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Just the facts 

| Friday, February 28, 2014 9:59:00 AM
It can be difficult to grasp the scale of Metro Transit's operations. The picture becomes a bit clearer in a new Fact Book that provides a snapshot of all the services Metro Transit provides. The recently-released 2013 Fact Book covers the big [...]
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For Transit Police K-9s, all work and a little play 

| Thursday, January 30, 2014 12:00:00 AM
K-9 Handler Alex Johannes tucked a pound of ammonium nitrate into a canister, sealed the lid and spanned the small conference room. Spotting a small cardboard box in the corner, Johannes concealed the canister and exited the room. Minutes later, [...]
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Ready, Set, Go-To 

| Thursday, December 19, 2013 10:04:00 AM
Go-To Cards are the easiest way to pay a fare when boarding a Metro Transit bus or train – as customers are increasingly noticing. Go-To and Go-To lite cards were used to pay for a record 57 percent of fares in November, and have accounted [...]
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