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Metro Transit safety and security efforts earn industry accolades 

| Monday, July 8, 2013 11:48:00 AM
Metro Transit’s safety record is getting attention both nationally and locally from industry peers. The agency has landed three safety-related awards from industry groups this year, including a “Gold Standard” rating for its transit security [...]
Bus Bus Rapid Transit METRO Red Line Route of the Week St. Paul

Route 54: Over the river and to the airport 

| Thursday, June 27, 2013 3:30:00 PM
Minneapolis customers are likely familiar with the METRO Blue Line’s service to the Mall of America and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. But there’s an equally-convenient transit option St. Paul residents can use to reach the same [...]
Light Rail METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line METRO Red Line On the METRO Transit Improvements

METRO Blue Line marks ninth anniversary 

| Wednesday, June 26, 2013 6:50:00 AM
For the last four years, Lisa Nguyen-Gaulke has relied on the METRO Blue Line to reach her job in downtown Minneapolis, a trip she estimates takes half the time she’d spend commuting by car from her Standish-Ericsson home. Nguyen-Gaulke also [...]
Community Safety Transit Police

Security officer who helped Metro Transit police nab suspect honored 

| Friday, June 21, 2013 3:43:00 PM
Sabrina Banks is an observer. It’s that quality that led her to a job working security at St. Paul’s Alliance Bank Center – and to the Metro Transit Police Department on Friday, where she received a Civilian Award of Commendation. Banks was [...]
Bus Express Bus METRO Orange Line Minneapolis Route of the Week Suburban Transit

Route 467: Fast growth for a fast commute 

| Wednesday, June 19, 2013 2:00:00 PM
Nathan Ondricek lives in Lakeville and works in downtown Minneapolis. But for the last two years he’s managed to avoid getting behind the wheel and enduring the stream of traffic on Interstate 35W. Instead, Ondricek leaves his car at the [...]
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