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January 22, 2014

Twin City light rail service gets start date

The opening of the 11-mile corridor is nearly six months earlier than required by the FTA, which is funding half the $957 million project.


March 28, 2013

Twin Cities' Metro to launch Red Line BRT in June

The 11-mile line will provide station-to-station service from the Apple Valley Transit Station to the Mall of America, where it will connect with Blue Line (formerly Hiawatha Line) trains for easy travel to the airport, Metrodome, downtown Minneapolis and Target Field.


April 26, 2011

FTA awards Minnesota $474M for light rail

The 11-mile Central Corridor light rail line, which includes 18 new stations, 31 new rail cars and a new vehicle maintenance facility in St. Paul, is scheduled to open in 2014.


September 15, 2010

First Transit earns Minn. renewal, Ariz. contract

The Yuma, Ariz. contract will see company operate and manage 41 First Transit employees operating 30 vehicles, which transport more than 360,000 passengers annually.


November 9, 2009

MCI delivers 26 coaches to Minnesota

Metro Transit, a service of Metropolitan Council, is operating 19 of the new coaches on express routes that cover longer distances.


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