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More Northstar Delays, ‘Green’ LRT Enters Training Stage

If you rely on the Northstar Commuter Rail from Big Lake to Minneapolis, prepare for delays through the rest of the week. On Monday, the rail was running so late that Metro Transit put out the word to riders, recommending they try to find another way to work.

02/25/2014

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LRT Line Between Twin Cities Opens June 14

We now know the date for when the Metro Transit Green Line will open between Minneapolis and St. Paul. Officials announced Wednesday that starting June 14, thousands of Minnesotans will be able to ride on Light Rail Trains between the two downtowns.

01/22/2014

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Green Line Stop Will Connect Train To Downtown Skyway

Crews broke ground on a fancy new elevator station on Wednesday that will eventually allow riders of Metro Transit’s forthcoming Green light rail line to get from the street to the skyway in downtown St. Paul.

08/28/2013

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Metro Transit To Test Central Corridor At Night

Metro Transit crews are going to test cars by night on their new “green line” light rail transit at the end of the month. The tests will begin along the western half of the University Avenue stretch the week of August 26.

08/16/2013

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Central Corridor LRV Makes Inaugural Appearance

A sign that the long-awaited Central Corridor project is nearing its end? The first Green Line light rail is making its inaugural appearance on Sunday.

04/28/2013

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Coleman: Macy’s Closure Is ‘Tremendous Opportunity’

Macy’s announced on Thursday morning that they are planning on closing the downtown St. Paul location as the company reevaluates “underperforming stores that no longer meet our performance requirements.”

01/03/2013

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Central Corridor Joined To Hiawatha LRT Line

Crews working on the Central Corridor light rail line that will connect downtown Minneapolis with downtown St. Paul reached a milestone on Wednesday. The line was officially joined with the existing Hiawatha LRT line in Minneapolis.

09/05/2012

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Metro Transit: Buses To Carry Commuters During Weekend Light Rail Construction

The Hiawatha light-rail line will be shut down between Target Field and Franklin Avenue this weekend as crews perform construction and maintenance, Metro Transit says.

05/29/2012

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Central Corridor Reaches The Halfway Mark

The Central Corridor light rail project has reached a milestone. The 11-mile line connecting the downtowns of St. Paul and Minneapolis is now 50 percent complete.

05/14/2012

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Central Corridor LRT Construction Hits Half-Way Mark

St. Paul could be the construction capital of the state after construction of the Central Corridor light rail has hit the half-way mark.

03/16/2012

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LRT Construction Hurting Chocolate Confectioner

Light rail construction along University Avenue is on schedule, but the work has come at a cost. It’s taken a toll on many of the businesses along that street.

02/09/2012

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Council Approves $1M Campaign Over Rail Construction

After hearing a number of complaints, the Metropolitan Council is trying to ease the anger over the Central Corridor light rail project.

01/03/2012

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Biz Owners Happy Lanes On University Ave. Reopened

Construction crews on the Central Corridor Light Rail line are moving the orange cones Wednesday.

11/30/2011

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US Transpo Secretary To Tour Minn. Light Rail

U.S. Transportation Secretary will tour a light rail construction site in St. Paul where he’ll make a pitch that major transportation investments will create jobs.

09/19/2011

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Nice Ride To Expand To St. Paul

The popular Nice Ride bicycle kiosks will soon make an expansion and be made available to parts of St. Paul.

06/24/2011

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