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Gordy’s Transportation Tales: Final message to Mac

By Gordy Moore This week’s edition of The Mac Weekly is the very last of my college career, so it is fitting that in it I will discuss one of the central issues I’ve studied during my college career: transit and transit funding. To put it bluntly, Minnesota Republicans have drafted a bill that, if…

Bus service to improve on Snelling: A Line opens June 11, 2016
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Bus service to improve on Snelling: A Line opens June 11, 2016

ST. PAUL — Have you recently noticed some mysterious, brightly colored, shiny buses traveling the 84’s usual route on Snelling? Have you wondered exactly what’s going on with these fancy new buses, or when the recently constructed new bus shelters will be liberated from the fences that currently surround them? Wonder no more, Macalester: The…

After years of construction, Green Line to open on June 14
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After years of construction, Green Line to open on June 14

On June 14, the Macalester bubble will stretch a little farther. The opening of MetroTransit’s light rail line on University Avenue, known as the Green Line, will connect students to locations across the Twin Cities. The long awaited Green Line will run down University Avenue for 11 miles, connecting downtown Saint Paul with downtown Minneapolis….