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Metro Transit tries new ways to handle sleepers on trains, buses

 

January 9, 2017



Two Metro Transit police officers approached a young woman who was spread across several seats while sleeping on an eastbound Green Line train one evening last month. A bulging plastic bag served as a makeshift pillow, and her coat was pulled defensively about her slight frame.

One officer gently tapped her snow boots.

“Are you OK?” he asked. “Do you have somewhere to go?”

http://www.startribune.com/metro-transit-tries-new-ways-to-handle-sleepers-on-trains-buses/410035585/

 

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