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 [...]
Monday, September 23, 2013 12:23:00 PM
WCCO’s Jamie Yuccas recently got behind the wheel of a Metro Transit bus to illustrate the challenges of driving the 40-foot long, 50,000-pound vehicle.
The segment aired in conjunction with the annual Roadeo competition, which is being held this [...]
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 2:00:00 PM
From Brian Lamb, Metro Transit General Manager
The Minnesota State Fair is over but our planning for next year’s event is already underway. One of the most changes we’re preparing for: light-rail connections from the METRO Green Line.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:03:00 PM
Judging strictly by appearances, the 1984 Ford tow truck kept at the Martin J. Ruter Garage in Brooklyn Center may not seem particularly noteworthy.
But the truck has a distinct honor: it is the oldest vehicle in Metro Transit’s fleet. After [...]
Friday, August 16, 2013 9:24:00 AM
Rusdon Torbenson considers himself extremely lucky.
On June 15, Torbenson was biking westbound on East 35th Street. After crossing Hiawatha Avenue, he biked around the lowered, flashing gate arms. Though he saw a METRO Blue Line train traveling [...]