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BRT successes provide plenty of reasons to be optimistic 

| Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:01:00 PM
A customer boards a northbound Route 6 on France Avenue, where the METRO E Line will operate in the future. From Charles Carlson, Director of Bus Rapid Transit Projects Here and across the country, bus ridership is declining. But in [...]
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Five months after opening, METRO C Line surpasses 1M rides 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:33:00 PM
The METRO C Line surpassed the 1 million ride mark this week. The milestone came five months after the Bus Rapid Transit line opened, significantly replacing and improving Route 19. The C Line provides fast, frequent service between the [...]
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Challenges don’t change our commitment to electric buses 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:51:00 PM
There’s a certain amount of uncertainty that comes with trying something new – like using some of the country’s first 60-foot electric buses. But facing the unknown and accepting that things may not always go as planned is necessary to [...]
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C Line heralded as ‘future’ of Twin Cities transportation 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, June 10, 2019 10:43:00 PM
The METRO C Line had been open less than four hours when Brandon Martin found himself boarding at one of the Bus Rapid Transit line’s new stations for the second time that day. “I don’t know what magic you’re using, but the bus seems to just [...]
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Electric Bus put through paces in METRO C Line corridor 

Posted by John Komarek | Thursday, April 4, 2019 4:05:00 PM
Buses – especially a brand-new technology like an electric bus – are not like consumer cars where you can buy it off the lot and drive away. For any bus to work along any route, it needs to be tested, retested, and calibrated. Onboard buses, [...]
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