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Report: More Minnesotans Are Bike Commuting

A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the number of Minnesota commuters biking to work is on the incline. The amount of bikers has more than doubled from 1.9 percent in 2000 to 4.1 percent in 2012.

05/17/2014

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Buses Replace Light Rail Line In Downtown Mpls. This Weekend

Commuters taking light-rail trains to and from downtown Minneapolis this weekend will be hopping on a bus for a portion of their trip, according to Metro Transit officials. The Blue Line, formerly called the Hiawatha Line, will undergo scheduled maintenance from Friday at 7:30 p.m. till Monday at 3:30 a.m. between the Target Field and Franklin Avenue stations.

03/26/2014

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Commuters Concerned Over Latest Northstar Line Delay

Three days after some of the worst driving conditions in recent memory, plenty of people were still late to work, but the roads weren’t the culprit. The Northstar Commuter Rail line was once again delayed for commuters coming in from the northwest, with Monday morning delays of 60 to 90 minutes reported.

02/24/2014

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Drivers Prep For Another Slow Commute

The closer we get to spring, the harder it is to deal with a snowy commute into work. Such was the case Monday morning.

03/04/2013

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The Reasons Behind Gas Spike In Minnesota

The average price of gas in the Twin Cities is around $3.45 per gallon, which is nearly 40 cents higher than it was a month ago. So, why did prices jump so high so quickly?

01/31/2013

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I-694’s Major Reconstruction Begins In June

It’s among the oldest stretches of interstate in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, and at 124,000 vehicles traveling the beltway each day, Interstate 694 is also among the area’s most heavily traveled.

01/29/2013

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Wet, Sloppy Snow Made It Hard For Minn. Commuters

While some folks were enjoying the snow, those who had to try to get around in it Wednesday were not as happy.

02/29/2012

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Transit Ridership Grows In The Twin Cities

More people are avoiding high gas prices and jammed freeways by jumping on buses and trains.

07/27/2011

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Metro Transit Reports High Ridership

New figures show the Northstar Commuter Rail isn’t getting nearly as many riders as expected, but overall more people are taking public transit as they head to and from work.

01/19/2011