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METRO Green Line St. Paul Station Spotlight

Past and present converge at Victoria Street Station 

| Tuesday, May 20, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Sam Hayat opened his first car repair shop on University Avenue nearly 30 years ago. After struggling to sustain the business, he tried making a go of it at locations in south Minneapolis, Bloomington and Brooklyn Park. A year ago, he returned to [...]
Bus METRO Blue Line Minneapolis Route of the Week St. Paul

Route 23: A crosstown community on 38th Street 

| Monday, May 5, 2014 12:00:00 AM
When Liz Conway needs to get to the airport, she rolls her suitcase down the block, catches a Route 23 bus and makes her way east to the METRO Blue Line’s 38th Street Station, where she continues south on the train. “It’s absolutely the easiest [...]
Bus Route of the Week St. Paul

Route 71: Cutting the car for convenience, connections 

| Monday, April 28, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Shannon Willenering spent 25 years driving herself to and from work in downtown St. Paul. Her children grown, she decided last year that she could do without her car during the day and decided to try taking the bus instead. She stopped into Metro [...]
Bus Minneapolis St. Paul Transit Information

Much more than a store 

| Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:00:00 AM
For the last six years, Dan Hackman has made regular stops at Metro Transit’s retail store in downtown St. Paul to purchase Day Passes – $6 fare cards that allow him to make unlimited trips on a bus or METRO line for 24 hours. Hackman lives near [...]
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 [...]
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