Monday, April 25, 2016 2:17:00 PM
Sitting on shop carts in a basement workshop at the Hiawatha Operations and Maintenance Facility are dozens of metal and plastic modules, each outfitted with a set of relays, sequencing devices and a tight bundle of red, blue, white and yellow [...]
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 11:37:00 AM
As the lead singer for the band Capital Sons, Karl Obermeyer is comfortable performing in front of a crowd.
On Saturday, he put on a different kind of show – joining 13 rail operators competing in front of judges as part of Metro Transit’s Rail [...]
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 10:58:00 AM
Chief John Harrington has talked a lot about community policing since taking the helm at the Metro Transit Police Department.
Officer Leonard Mitchell has taken it to heart. And for that, he was recognized as Metro Transit’s 2015 Officer of the [...]
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 1:11:00 PM
When Jerry Olson was sent out to drive a bus alone for the first time, the then 21-year-old operator couldn’t help but feel a little anxious. After all, he’d had just four weeks of training and had gotten into enough trouble with his own vehicles [...]
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:00:00 AM
When Metro Transit Police Chief John Harrington addressed a group of new officers at the department’s latest swearing-in ceremony, he told them a "transformation" had taken place.
"When you came to my office as job seekers you seemed a little [...]