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Saturday, March 21, 2015

"The number of people using metro area park and ride facilities in the seven-county metro area dropped slightly in 2014 and just over half of the available parking spaces were being used, according to a presentation Metro Transit officials gave last week to the Metropolitan Council's Transportation Committee. But that does not mean that the system is overbuilt and demand is waning, said Stephen Hannon, an associate planner with Metro Transit. 'Facilities are long-term investments and put in places to attract new customers,' he said, noting that usage was up substantially at three facilities that had recently been expanded or added to the system."

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