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Metro Transit's "Ditch the Drive" - plus Buses replace Blue Line trains Sept. 14-17

Now through October, iHeart Radio will be giving away daily prizes to those who choose to leave the car at home and take the bus, light rail or Northstar train instead.

You could win concert tickets, sporting events tickets, gift cards to restaurants and more! Find out more at

Buses will replace Blue Line trains September 14-17

Buses will replace Blue Line trains beginning Friday, Sept. 14 through Monday, Sept. 17 during a partial shutdown of the METRO Blue Line to allow for scheduled maintenance.

Beginning at 8:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, buses will replace Blue Line trains from Mall of America to Fort Snelling station in both directions.

Then at 5 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, buses will replace trains from Mall of America to Terminal 2 station in both directions. 

Trains will resume by 3:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 17

During the disruption, customers can board replacement buses near each affected station.

Work being conducted includes airport tunnel repair work, fire detection equipment installation, repair work on curved track near 28th Street and more. 

See maps for boarding locations.

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