Friday, October 4, 2013 12:18:00 PM
Young Americans are turning to transit as a way to save money, connect with their communities, expand their workdays and reduce their environmental impact.
Those are among the takeaways from a pair of new reports out this week from the [...]
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 [...]
Monday, September 16, 2013 11:00:00 AM
Metro Transit’s super-hybrid buses – dubbed the cleanest hybrid-electric buses in the United States – were recently featured in a KFAI radio segment.
Introduced at the Minnesota State Fair in 2012, Metro Transit’s two Xcelsior buses are [...]