Friday, March 21, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Bruce Pedalty hadn’t boarded a bus in 20 years. But this week, assigned to jury duty in downtown St. Paul and wanting to avoid parking costs, he decided to give it another try.
“It was just too easy not to,” Pedalty said as he traveled east on [...]
Thursday, March 13, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Jeff Nelson likes to be productive – even when he’s commuting.
That’s why, for nearly a decade, he’s been taking the bus to his job at the Department of Employment and Economic Development in St. Paul. In the summer months, he combines short bike [...]
Monday, March 10, 2014 10:03:00 AM
Every weekday morning, Fran Crisler boards a Route 65 bus with his daughter and travels with her to Barack and Michelle Obama Elementary, a block west of Dale Street.
“They don’t let me get on the school bus so she won’t get on either,” Crisler [...]
Friday, March 7, 2014 12:41:00 PM
Frustrated with the costs of maintaining and owning a vehicle, Heather Erickson sold her car and moved to downtown Minneapolis three years ago. She’s been relying on transit ever since.
This June, she will be among those who can use the METRO [...]
Monday, March 3, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Few of those who work at Access Ability drive themselves to the organization’s Northeast Minneapolis offices. Many come from North Minneapolis by taking a bus downtown and transferring to Route 61, which travels along nearby East Hennepin [...]