Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:55:00 AM
East Metro Assistant Transportation Manager Chang Yang has been recognized as one of the country’s top young transit professionals.
Yang appears in Mass Transit magazine’s annual Top 40 Under 40 list, which celebrates transit’s “best and [...]
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 2:00:00 PM
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to turn something unconventional into a house? How about a Metro Transit bus? That's exactly what a couple of friends from the Twin Cities did this summer before embarking on a journey in the [...]
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 1:24:00 PM
During a recent trip on Route 21, operator Ken Peters encountered a customer who spoke limited English but needed help figuring out where to transfer downtown.
Fortunately, Peters had spent the previous eight weeks studying words and phrases [...]
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:00:00 AM
A 12-year-old bus with more than 400,000 miles might not sound like a dream come true. But for Ann Kay and Bill Jones, it represents just that.
The Minnetonka duo recently purchased a retired Metro Transit bus to use as a mobile computer lab that [...]
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Transit ridership hit a 57-year high last year, according to a new report from the American Public Transportation Association.
Americans took nearly 10.7 billion trips in 2013 according to the industry group. That marked a 1 percent increase from [...]