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Bus METRO Orange Line Minneapolis

Key I-35W transit improvements moving forward 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, March 9, 2017 9:48:00 AM
Two key improvements included in plans for a new Bus Rapid Transit line on Interstate 35W will be built thanks to a key federal approval. The Federal Transit Administration’s Letter of No Prejudice allows local funding to be used on a [...]
Bus Community Light Rail Minneapolis St. Paul

Reflections on November in the Twin Cities 

Posted by Kathy Graul | Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:13:00 AM
Does anyone else feel like November has flown by? A presidential election, unseasonably warm temperatures and Vikings games in the new stadium are just a few of the highlights. We at Metro Transit are thankful for the opportunity to look back and [...]
METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Minneapolis

Work underway on new Nicollet Mall Station platform 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, October 5, 2016 2:30:00 PM
Efforts to complete a new platform at Nicollet Mall Station began this week. Located immediately east of the northbound track, the platform was partially constructed in 2013 as work was underway on an adjacent 26-story apartment building, Nic on [...]
A Line BRT Bus Community METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Minneapolis St. Paul State Fair

A Line opening sparks curiosity, enthusiasm 

| Tuesday, June 14, 2016 8:38:00 AM
Car free for the last five years, Michelle Quaranto relies on transit to travel between her home near the Green Line’s Raymond Avenue Station and her job in Eagan. So when the A Line opened on Saturday, she was eager to see how her commute would [...]
A Line BRT Bus Minneapolis

'Night Owl' service expanding to serve late-night commuters 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:20:00 PM
Routes 10 and 18 will join a growing network of routes with 24-hour service beginning Saturday, June 11. On Route 10, trips between downtown Minneapolis and the Columbia Heights Transit Center will be added at 2 a.m., 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. On Route [...]
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