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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 [...]
Northstar On the METRO

Star Tribune: Northstar line yields dividends 

| Thursday, September 5, 2013 1:00:00 PM
The Northstar Commuter Rail line isn’t just attracting more commuters this year. The 40-mile line between Big Lake and downtown Minneapolis is also drawing more private development, with apartments and businesses being built near several stations [...]
Express Bus Route of the Week University of Minnesota

Route 252: From Blaine to books, on the bus 

| Thursday, September 5, 2013 11:00:00 AM
It takes Jesse Roberts just two minutes to get from his home in Blaine to the 95th Avenue Park & Ride. So when it came time for him to go to his first University of Minnesota class of the semester this week, he chose to simplify his commute. [...]
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