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March 28, 2013

Minn. planners shifting to BRT over rail

City planners concluded it’s a better public transit option for the area. Since a 2007 analysis of transit alternatives selected a commuter rail line as the future transportation choice, planners have seen the Northstar Commuter Rail struggle with operating costs.


February 20, 2013

Northstar station to receive $10.3M improvement

Construction is expected to start in May and be done by year's end. The city is negotiating final agreements with the Metropolitan Council, which operates the three-year-old commuter line.


August 1, 2012

Minn. Metro cuts Northstar fares

Most weekday trips on the Northstar Commuter Rail will cost $1 less beginning Aug. 1. The initiative kicks off a promotional campaign to show commuters in the Northwest metropolitan area that now is the time to try Northstar.


November 16, 2010

Minn. commuter rail marks 1 year of service

Although riders are happy with the service, ridership is running about 5 percent below projections, which is expected to worsen to as much as 15 to 20 percent below projections for the rest of this year.


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