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 [...]
Friday, May 15, 2015 8:38:00 AM
There are a few more watchful eyes making sure transit shelters along West Broadway Avenue are staying clean and safe.
The West Broadway Improvement District has adopted more than a half-dozen shelters along the North Minneapolis corridor, which [...]
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 9:22:00 AM
Metro Transit patrol officer Sidney Jones didn’t grow up in North Minneapolis. But when he moved here from Kansas City a decade ago he landed squarely in the middle of the community, making his home on Russell Avenue North.
After experiencing [...]
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:41:00 PM
Strong and growing ridership is the hallmark of the METRO Green Line’s first six-months of operation.
Customers have taken about 6 million rides since service began on June 14, including more than 1 million rides in both September and October. [...]
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:10:00 PM
Metro Transit’s light-rail vehicles are becoming even more weather-hardened.
Pantographs that are specially-equipped to cut through ice on overhead wires are being installed on all 27 Bombardier light-rail vehicles and 32 of the newer Siemens [...]