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Know Your Operator: JoAnn Peterson 

Posted by John Komarek | Monday, April 25, 2022 2:02:00 PM
A simple internet search began JoAnn Peterson’s career at Metro Transit. “I searched for ‘companies with best benefits,’ and Metro Transit was one of the top companies,” Peterson said. “I found out it has stellar benefits.” After eight [...]
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Know Your Operator: Ron Williams 

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, April 20, 2022 3:12:00 PM
Ron Williams wishes he would have applied to Metro Transit earlier. “My dad told me to apply in 1987 when I was working multiple jobs,” Williams said. “It’s a stable job with great pay and benefits.” He waited to apply because he still had [...]
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Know Your Operator: Taj Kahn, South Garage 

Posted by John Komarek | Thursday, February 24, 2022 4:09:00 PM
In 1991, when Taj Kahn traveled alone to Moorhead, Minn., from New York, a fellow Pakistani student met him at the bus depot to bring him to college.     Thirty years later, he found himself transporting Afghani refugees as a bus operator [...]
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Know Your Operator: Andre Williams 

Posted by John Komarek | Thursday, February 10, 2022 1:31:00 PM
Andre Williams is at Metro Transit to help people. “I’ve gone through some things,” Williams said. “Why not share what I’ve learned?” Over the course of his young adult life, he’s learned to work through tragedy. As a 13-year-old in [...]
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Know Your Operator: James Partlow-Hernandez 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, January 25, 2022 10:56:00 AM
Growing up on St. Paul’s East Side, James Partlow-Hernandez was no stranger to Metro Transit. His father and two uncles spent several decades working out of the East Metro Garage. “My family kept nudging me to apply for a job at [...]
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