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Plastic seats the new norm on light rail vehicles 

| Thursday, September 9, 2021 6:58:00 PM
The cloth seats customers once found – and sometimes avoided – on light rail vehicles are no more. This summer, light rail technicians finished swapping out more than 13,000 cloth seat backs and bottoms with new, custom-designed plastic seats [...]
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TOD: Developments succeed near high frequency transit 

Posted by John Komarek | Friday, August 30, 2019 1:43:00 PM
A new report from Metro Transit's Office of Transit Oriented Development finds that areas served by high frequency are attracting a considerable share of the region’s housing and commercial development. According to the report, more than a [...]
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TransitMaster upgrade improves the customer experience 

Posted by Marisa Helms | Thursday, November 9, 2017 3:15:00 PM
Most customers are unaware of all the behind-the-scenes technology that goes into catching a bus. In fact, at the core of every rider experience, and the decisions we make to improve operational efficiency, is a computer system called [...]
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2014: A historic year for Metro Transit 

| Tuesday, December 30, 2014 3:16:00 PM
As we prepare to close the books on 2014, I’d like to briefly reflect on all of the incredible progress Metro Transit has made over the last 12 months. It was, in short, an incredible and historic year for our organization, our customers and our [...]
From the GM METRO Green Line Minneapolis Safety St. Paul Transit Improvements

Green Line progress on track 

| Wednesday, September 11, 2013 2:00:00 PM
From Brian Lamb, Metro Transit General Manager The Minnesota State Fair is over but our planning for next year’s event is already underway. One of the most changes we’re preparing for: light-rail connections from the METRO Green Line. The [...]
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