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Electric bus put to the test in St. Cloud 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, January 29, 2019 10:21:00 AM
For two days, technical staff from bus maintenance tested the first electric bus produced at New Flyer in St. Cloud. ----- At the New Flyer facility in St. Cloud, Metro Transit took not only another step towards opening the METRO C Line, [...]
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Electric bus chargers arrive at Heywood Garage 

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, December 19, 2018 2:33:00 PM
As the METRO C Line pivots from construction to operations, staff at Heywood Garage got their first look at the future of bus technology – an electric bus charger. This is a temporary installation, but a necessary first step towards [...]
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Fleet plan calls for gradual addition of electric buses 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, December 10, 2018 4:30:00 PM
Electric buses will be gradually added to Metro Transit's bus fleet over the coming years under a plan presented this week to the Metropolitan Council. The plan will begin going into effect next year, when Metro Transit starts the process of [...]
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Three future rapid bus projects move forward 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:57:00 PM
Plans to bring the kind of fast, frequent service that has been so successful on the A Line to three additional corridors advanced within the past week. Here is a summary of the latest advances: C Line Crews recently began assembling the [...]
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Region's second rapid bus line moves forward 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, September 29, 2017 9:16:00 AM
The region's second rapid bus line, serving downtown and North Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center, is moving forward. The Metropolitan Council on Wednesday approved a budget amendment that brings the total amount of funding committed to stations [...]
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