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January 23, 2014

Minn. Metro Transit ridership surpasses 81 million in 2013

The Northstar Commuter Rail line had a particularly strong year, with ridership up more than 12%.


October 21, 2013

U. of Minn. has safe weekend following stepped up police presence

A week ago, university students fell victim to four separate robberies on or near campus during the early morning.


September 25, 2013

Minneapolis' Northstar commuter adds Wi-Fi

The “cab car” of each train will be marked with graphics inside and out that designate it as the location for free customer Wi-Fi access.


July 15, 2013

Minneapolis Metro tracking fare evasion

Drivers on three of the agency’s busiest bus routes enter information into a computer when a customer doesn’t pay the full fare to pinpoint when and where people are not paying.


May 20, 2013

Minn. Metro renames Hiawatha light rail Blue Line

The Metro system will include the Metro Red Line bus rapid transit on Cedar Avenue, which begins service June 22, and Metro Green Line light rail service between the downtown areas in both St. Paul and Minneapolis, with service beginning in mid-2014.


April 24, 2013

Minn. Metro Transit runs on windpower

Using Xcel Energy’s Windsource program, the agency purchased approximately 71,000 kilowatt-hours of wind-generated electricity — about a day’s worth of the power required to operate the light rail line on Earth Day.


April 2, 2013

Minn. Metro Transit launches Commuter Challenge

Residents can participate in the program by pledging to replace drive-alone trips and instead take the bus or train, bicycle, carpool, walk, telework or vanpool.


January 17, 2013

Minn. Metro Transit ridership hits 81M

Ridership on the Hiawatha light rail line was the highest in the line’s history at 10.5 million.


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