Metro Transit Green Line Opens with Free Weekend Rides

Created: 06/14/2014 1:00 PM
By: Heidi Enninga

After years of planning and legislation, the Metro Transit Green Line took its first passengers down a route that is the first light rail link between St. Paul and Minneapolis.

 Kate Renner, 5 EYEWITNESS News reporter, talked with Rep. Alice Hausman (DFL) at the opening day festivities at St. Paul's Union Depot.

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