Wednesday, November 27, 2013 11:46:00 AM
Visitors who arrive at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are instantly connected to downtown Minneapolis, the Mall of America and numerous hotels thanks to the METRO Blue Line. When the METRO Green Line opens next year, travelers will [...]
Friday, October 18, 2013 12:35:00 PM
Two longtime Metro Transit employees were honored with awards from the Minnesota Public Transportation Association this week.
Tony Taylor, a 34-year Safe Operator based at Heywood Garage, was named the Minnesota Bus Operator of the Year, which [...]
Monday, September 23, 2013 12:23:00 PM
WCCO’s Jamie Yuccas recently got behind the wheel of a Metro Transit bus to illustrate the challenges of driving the 40-foot long, 50,000-pound vehicle.
The segment aired in conjunction with the annual Roadeo competition, which is being held this [...]
Friday, September 20, 2013 4:00:00 AM
When Metro Transit celebrated its one-billionth customer in 1984, Silas Sharp was there. He was also present in 1999 and again last year, when the agency surpassed the 2 billion and 3 billion customer marks, respectively.
This week, "Sy" [...]
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 8:00:00 AM
Are people who live near the METRO Blue Line happier than those who live in areas without such ready access to light rail transit?
In a word, yes.
New research by University of Minnesota associate professor Jason Cao shows residents living [...]