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Commuter Choice Awards recognize promoters of sustainable transportation 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, May 2, 2018 1:40:00 PM
When Thrivent Financial began considering building a new corporate center in downtown Minneapolis, the company had to find ways of helping employees who relied on parking lots that would be lost during construction. Part of their answer: Promote [...]
Minneapolis Transit Police

Sincerity, soft touch earns officer top cop honors 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, March 28, 2018 1:37:00 PM
Growing up, Tim Lawrence often used his stature to stand up to bullies. He went to school to become a teacher. And one of the first jobs he took was as a skycap, traveling and interacting with people from around the world. The experiences didn’t [...]
Bus From the GM Minneapolis

Nicollet Mall revamp puts transit back at the center of downtown 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, November 30, 2017 10:34:00 PM
From General Manager Brian Lamb For the past two years, construction has prevented us from using one of the most important and popular features of our transit network – Nicollet Mall. Moving six of our busiest local bus routes to Hennepin [...]
C Line Minneapolis Rapid Bus Network

Region's second rapid bus line moves forward 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, September 29, 2017 9:16:00 AM
The region's second rapid bus line, serving downtown and North Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center, is moving forward. The Metropolitan Council on Wednesday approved a budget amendment that brings the total amount of funding committed to stations [...]
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Awards recognize sustainable transportation leaders 

Posted by jennasbennett | Thursday, May 4, 2017 9:51:00 AM
When Augsburg University began building its new Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion in 2015, the college lost about 20 percent of the 1,000 parking spaces at its West Bank campus. The sudden loss in parking led Beth Reissenweber, [...]
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