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Bus Community From the GM Light Rail

Back to school with Metro Transit 

| Friday, August 23, 2013 11:00:00 AM
From Brian Lamb, Metro Transit General Manager High school students across Minneapolis are heading back to class next week – and for many of them Metro Transit will be the way they get there. When classes resume on Monday our successful Go-To [...]
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Route 61: From the city to the farm and back again 

| Wednesday, August 21, 2013 9:00:00 AM
Bucolic farm views aren’t what customers expect to find while riding one of Metro Transit’s urban bus routes. But that’s what they’ll find on Route 61 as it passes the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus. Acres of corn, tomatoes and other [...]
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Know Your Operator: Lee Gutman 

| Monday, August 19, 2013 1:16:00 PM
Lee Gutman’s path to Metro Transit began not in Minnesota, but California. While working as a bus operator in Orange County, Gutman requested a meeting with former Metro Transit General Manager Art Leahy, who had left Minnesota to serve as CEO of [...]
Bus In the News Light Rail Transit Planning

Study: Transit boosts economy 

| Thursday, August 15, 2013 2:05:00 PM
A new report provides further evidence that transit is good for the economy. The study, highlighted this week at The Atlantic Cities website, suggests transit helps boost the economy by bringing people together – widening the labor pool, [...]
Bus Express Bus From the GM State Fair

Metro Transit: The fast and friendly way to the State Fair 

| Wednesday, August 14, 2013 11:04:00 AM
From Brian Lamb, Metro Transit General Manager As customers might imagine, providing service to the Minnesota State Fair is no small undertaking. It’s often said that we run the two largest bus systems in the state during the 12 days of fun [...]
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