Thursday, January 13, 2022 8:00:00 AM
As a young man working at a local grocery store, Duane Moore had had enough of working long hours on his feet all day.
He came across an advertisement for drivers at Metro Transit and applied. Today, he helps train other operators. But like [...]
Thursday, November 18, 2021 9:43:00 AM
As Michael Schmidt approaches his 8-year work anniversary, he remembers what he did to start his career at Metro Transit.
“It took ten years of applying before I finally made it,” Schmidt said.
During that decade, he discovered that what [...]
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 3:44:00 PM
Fifteen years ago, when Malika Kifal (Mah-lee-ka Key-fall) immigrated from Morocco to Minnesota, she relied on transit for daily life.
“I’ve been outside walking to a stop or waiting in the cold or rain for a bus,” Kifal said. “I know [...]
Monday, October 11, 2021 4:11:00 PM
Years of service: 8
Family: Wife and three kids
While working as a high school principal in Togo, Komi Afoutou won the Visa lottery. So, the recently married 32-year-old and his wife packed their bags. [...]
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 10:23:00 AM
As a young woman finding her career path, Veronica Carter wasn’t afraid to take chances or move to find opportunities. A little over two decades later, her search ended in 2015.
“Getting a job with Metro Transit helped ground me,” [...]