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Commuter Choice Awards celebrate sustainable transportation leaders 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:53:00 PM
A bakery that boasts of being St. Paul’s only carbon-free carb delivery and a YMCA that rewards members for working out on the way to their workouts were recognized as area mobility leaders this week. Metro Transit and Transportation Management [...]
Community Minneapolis Northstar

In Coon Rapids, hobbyists create scaled-down Northstar 

Posted by Laura Baenen | Wednesday, April 3, 2019 12:08:00 PM
Customers who ride the Northstar Commuter Rail Line must look up to take in the nearly 300,000-pound, 16-foot tall locomotives that pull passenger cars between Minneapolis and Big Lake. But in the basement of a former Coon Rapids grocery store [...]
Bus Community St. Paul

On Transit Driver Appreciation Day, admiration goes both ways 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, March 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Transit Driver Appreciation Day was designed to put the focus on operators like Shelly Logelin, who started working at Metro Transit in 2013. But when students from Saint Paul Public School’s Focus Beyond Transition Services visited Metro [...]
Community

On/Off the Clock with Paul Hollen 

Posted by John Komarek | Thursday, December 20, 2018 3:46:00 PM
Name: Paul Hollen Lives: Minneapolis Job: Assistant Transportation Manager, South Garage Years of service: 5 1/2 How did you come to work at Metro Transit and what do you do? After working 20 years in a few different industries, I [...]
Community Shelters

Students ask how neighbors feel about nearby bus stops 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:05:00 PM
Metro Transit and community partners have spent a lot of time asking customers how they feel about their bus stop – questions that have led to investments in new shelters, light and other bus stop improvements. Building on that work, students [...]
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