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Good Question: Why use a 40- or 60-foot bus? 

| Friday, January 3, 2014 12:00:00 AM
This week’s Good Question comes in response to customer Amity Foster, who asked why 60-foot articulated buses are not used on more local routes, such as Route 5. Buses are assigned to specific routes based on a number of [...]
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Rider's Almanac: Insights and Inspiration 

| Friday, January 3, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Unless you’re a regular rider of Route 23, you probably wouldn’t know Melanie Benson. You also wouldn’t know that she’s been driving for nearly 40 years, celebrating milestones and mourning losses with customers she has come to regard as [...]
Bus METRO Blue Line Minneapolis Route of the Week

Route 9: From the west metro to the METRO Blue Line 

| Monday, December 23, 2013 10:00:00 AM
When Diane Fischman moved to Minneapolis in 2006, she quickly lost enthusiasm for the traffic on Interstate 394. So she started taking the bus instead. Today, Fischman uses Route 9 on a near-daily basis to get from her home in St. Louis Park [...]
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Happy Holidays from Metro Transit 

| Friday, December 20, 2013 3:50:00 PM
Metro Transit is rolling out the Twinkle Bus for its final appearance of the season at this weekend's Target Holidazzle Parade. Adorned with more than 23,120 LED lights (including 7,980 blue, 7,420 yellow, 6,090 green, 630 red and 280 white [...]
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Transit Supervisor helps keep buses on the move 

| Thursday, December 19, 2013 1:30:00 PM
As a New Hope police officer, Debra Downing patrolled an area of just five square miles. As one of Metro Transit’s Transit Supervisors, she has a little more territory to cover. While she is based at East Metro Garage in St. Paul, Downing is an [...]
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