Train testing is picking up as Metro Transit prepares to start Green Line light-rail service between downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul June 14.
As of this week, trains are running every 10 minutes.
Brian Lamb, general manager of Metro Transit, joins The Daily Circuit to give an update on the line's progress.
Comparing the Lines:
|Green Line||Blue Line|
|Length||11 miles (about 1 mile shared with Blue)||12 miles|
|Stations||23 (5 shared with Blue)||19|
|Total Budget||$957 million||$715 million|
|Average Weekday Ridership||40,000 projected by 2030||30,600|
|Total End-to-End Travel Time||40 minutes||37 minutes|