Thursday, December 19, 2013 1:30:00 PM
As a New Hope police officer, Debra Downing patrolled an area of just five square miles. As one of Metro Transit’s Transit Supervisors, she has a little more territory to cover.
While she is based at East Metro Garage in St. Paul, Downing is an [...]
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 3:00:00 PM
As Metro Transit bus operator Byron Phillips crossed Church Street and continued east on Washington Avenue, he did something he’d never done before. He steered the 40-foot bus to his left and drove straight onto the METRO Green Line’s light rail [...]
Monday, November 4, 2013 12:20:00 PM
Snow is back in the forecast...and Metro Transit is ready.
Record-setting winter storms in 1991 and 2010 are the only times in Metro Transit’s modern history where bus service was temporarily suspended due to weather. The all-season METRO Blue [...]
Friday, October 11, 2013 10:00:00 AM
Shortly after 9 a.m. on a recent Monday morning, Shawn Jensen and two other rail maintainers got off a light-rail train at the METRO Blue Line’s Target Field Station and began slowly walking south.
Stepping down the line through downtown [...]
Monday, September 23, 2013 1:00:00 PM
When Randy Finch began working at Metro Transit, fares were 30 cents, bus drivers didn’t wear seatbelts and buses could move with relative freedom on local streets and highways. The world has changed a bit since then.
But there is one thing [...]