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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 [...]
Bus Good Question

Good Question: Why go out the back? 

| Wednesday, September 11, 2013 12:00:00 PM
This week’s Good Question comes from Ken Paulman (@kenpaulman), who asked: "How much time is wasted by people exiting out the front instead of the rear door?" Like virtually every transit agency, Metro Transit generally encourages customers to [...]
METRO Blue Line Minneapolis On the METRO

Supportive housing, supportive transit 

| Monday, September 9, 2013 1:51:00 PM
RS Eden’s new Emanuel Apartments in downtown Minneapolis has 101 units and 10,000 square feet of commercial space but not a single parking space. And that suits the people who live and work there just fine. Instead of driving to work, [...]
Bus Go Green METRO Blue Line

Recycle when you ride 

| Monday, September 9, 2013 12:03:00 PM
Metro Transit customers will notice something new the next time they’re at the METRO Blue Line’s Target Field Station: a blue and yellow recycling bin. The station is home to one of ten new recycling containers that were installed after Labor [...]
Bus METRO Blue Line Promotions University of Minnesota

U of M students invited to enjoy the ride 

| Thursday, September 5, 2013 4:00:00 PM
For the first time ever, University of Minnesota students are getting a chance to try Metro Transit for free. From 6 p.m. Friday through the end of service on Saturday, students can simply show their U Card to board a bus, a light rail train [...]
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