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METRO Green Line Ridership

Green Line continues to see record-breaking ridership 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, November 16, 2018 12:51:00 PM
The Green Line had its busiest month ever in October, keeping the light rail line on pace to set another annual ridership record. More than 1.4 million rides were taken last month, topping the previous high, set in September, by more than 127,000 [...]
Ridership State Fair

Record State Fair attendance leads to lots of rides 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, September 7, 2018 10:00:00 AM
A record number of Minnesota State Fair attendees took transit to and from the fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 1, when the fair also saw its busiest day ever. More than 83,500 rides were provided on State Fair Express Buses and regular routes [...]
Ridership Safety Transit Police

Transit Police make arrests in recent wave of cell phone thefts 

Posted by Marisa Helms | Wednesday, November 29, 2017 11:30:00 AM
Metro Transit police officers have arrested 11 suspects for committing a bold crime of stealing cell phones from riders’ hands. Four of the suspects have been charged with felony theft and are facing thousands of dollars in fines and up to five [...]
METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Ridership

Monday Night Football helps set new single-day light rail ridership record 

| Thursday, October 13, 2016 2:40:00 PM
A dose of Monday Night Football helped set a new single-day light rail ridership record on Monday, Oct. 3. There were a combined 122,529 rides on the METRO Green and Blue lines on that day, surpassing the previous single-day light-rail ridership [...]
METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Ridership

Light-rail ridership continues to climb 

| Thursday, November 12, 2015 9:21:00 AM
Light-rail ridership continued to climb in October, continuing a historic year for the METRO Green and Blue lines. Nearly 1.3 million Green Line rides were recorded last month, beating the light-rail line's previous monthly high of 1.25 million [...]
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