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,” [...]
Friday, August 13, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Tanya Young tells people she was raised to be a train operator on the METRO Blue Line.
As a child, she lived just east of Hiawatha Avenue, at the time a one-lane highway with apple trees. Her mom ran a business in downtown Minneapolis, and [...]