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Bus Community METRO Green Line St. Paul

Young transit fans go behind the scenes 

| Friday, July 11, 2014 9:37:00 AM
Liam and James Hanley know a thing or two about taking transit in the Twin Cities. In fact, the brothers have become pretty expert at getting around on buses and trains, having ridden each of the METRO lines, Northstar and more than 20 bus routes [...]
Bus Minneapolis Route of the Week Suburban Transit

Route 17: Avoiding the rush by taking the bus 

| Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:50:00 AM
Every day for the last six years Charles Nelson has traveled across Minneapolis to see his wife at the nursing home where she lives near Lake Calhoun. Because the visits align with afternoon rush hour, he almost invariably elects to take the bus [...]
From the GM METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line

Decade later, Blue Line is booming 

| Thursday, June 26, 2014 5:00:00 AM
From General Manager Brian Lamb When the METRO Blue Line opened a decade ago, residents hadn’t moved around the Twin Cities on rail since buses replaced streetcars five decades earlier. People weren’t sure what to make of the new light-rail [...]
Bus Know Your Operator Safety

Top operators driven to succeed 

| Thursday, June 26, 2014 4:00:00 AM
Few things take David Micklin by surprise. His ability to sense things before they occur has led to a flawless driving record for the 27-year bus operator, who works at Metro Transit’s Martin J. Ruter Garage and is currently driving Route [...]
Bus Good Question Rider Information

Good Question: Why are certain routes operated under contract? 

| Thursday, June 26, 2014 3:00:00 AM
This Good Question response comes in response to customers who ask why certain routes are operated by private transportation companies instead of by Metro Transit. While Metro Transit is the primary provider of regular route service in the Twin [...]
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