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Community invited to take new look at Chicago-Lake Transit Center 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:29:00 PM
Community members and a nationally acclaimed design firm are being invited to help imagine the next chapter for the Chicago-Lake Transit Center, one of the busiest boarding locations in the Twin Cities.​ The 13-year-old transit center, just [...]
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Technician training program creates careers, pride 

Posted by Laura Baenen | Monday, August 5, 2019 11:59:00 AM
Chapman Templer, Toua Yang and Chee Vang might still be working at lower-paying jobs without advancement opportunities had they not enrolled three years ago in a paid on-the-job training program to become light rail train technicians. They [...]
METRO Orange Line Minneapolis

Orange Line at the center of an exciting new chapter for I-35W 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, July 23, 2019 11:18:00 AM
Gov. Tim Walz addresses the media and a crowd at the METRO Orange Line groundbreaking ceremony at the Knox Avenue Park & Ride. From General Manager Wes Kooistra Sixty years ago next month, Twin Cities motorists celebrated the opening of [...]
Light Rail METRO Blue Line Minneapolis Transit Police

Partners share Metro Transit Police Department's Officer of the Year honors  

Posted by Laura Baenen | Tuesday, July 2, 2019 4:14:00 PM
As partners, police officers Michael Affeldt and Joseph Carchedi spend so much time together their peers refer to them jointly as “Affeldt and Carchedi.” And now they share something in addition to a name and a beat. Affeldt and Carchedi were [...]
Minneapolis On the METRO

Developers see future with more people, less parking 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, May 21, 2019 3:19:00 PM
New residential and commercial buildings can increasingly come with little to no parking, developers and city officials said at a forum hosted by Metro Transit’s Transit Oriented Development Office. “Part of the issue is does the public want it [...]
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