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Posts in Category: St. Paul

A Line BRT METRO Green Line St. Paul Station Spotlight

Shows, support and supplies await at Snelling Station 

| Monday, January 27, 2014 3:21:00 PM
Jim Segal is rethinking the type of bags he provides customers at his University Avenue store, Ax-Man Surplus. That’s because he thinks more than a few of them will be boarding the METRO Green Line after shopping at the store, located less than a [...]
In the News METRO Green Line Minneapolis St. Paul

Green Line grand opening set 

| Monday, January 13, 2014 11:00:00 PM
The countdown to the METRO Green Line's opening can now be measured down to the second. On Wednesday, Metropolitan Council Chair Sue Haigh joined project partners at Union Depot Station to announce that light-rail vehicles will begin [...]
Bus Bus Rapid Transit METRO Green Line Minneapolis Route of the Week St. Paul University of Minnesota

Route 50: Limited stops for longer rides 

| Friday, December 6, 2013 2:28:00 PM
When the snow fell on Wednesday, it took Brandon Vanhee more than an hour to make the 15-mile trek from his home in Otsego to Maple Grove’s Parkway Transit Station. The rest of his journey to the University of Minnesota wasn’t nearly as [...]
Bus Minneapolis St. Paul Transit Information Transit Planning

Signs of Change 

| Friday, December 6, 2013 11:00:00 AM
Scott Bergevin and Laura Matson have a lot of ground to cover. When service changes occur every three months, the pair is responsible for replacing or adding hundreds of new schedules at Metro Transit bus stops from Blaine to Lakeville, and [...]
Bus Know Your Operator St. Paul

Know Your Operator: Shenghai Ly 

| Friday, November 29, 2013 9:00:00 AM
When Shenghai Ly was growing up on a farm in Laos, she dreamed of becoming a airline pilot. The growth spurt she needed never came. Although her height kept her out of the cockpit, Ly didn’t give up her goal of operating a large vehicle. After [...]
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