4:00am Keeping the Peace with the Peaceful: A night on the train

At the end of the line, Metro Transit drivers or police wake the slumbering sheltered and shuffle them along. A good use of law enforcement? The shufflers cross the tracks, settle in, and fall back asleep for 40 minutes in the direction from which they just came. In 7 hours of riding the train tonight, I haven’t seen anyone be checked for fare. Thank you, Metro Transit, for creating the shelter our community so desperately needs.

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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