Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:26:00 PM
Keeping busy boarding areas clean isn’t always easy. But a pilot program initiated by a group of downtown St. Paul business owners shows the dramatic impact that can be made when a small group of individuals is hired to pick up litter, remove [...]
Monday, August 5, 2019 11:59:00 AM
Chapman Templer, Toua Yang and Chee Vang might still be working at lower-paying jobs without advancement opportunities had they not enrolled three years ago in a paid on-the-job training program to become light rail train technicians.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:14:00 AM
To hear John MacQueen tell it, the METRO Blue Line’s June 26, 2004, opening was hardly a sure success.
“One of the strangest things was nothing worked well, except the day before we opened,” said MacQueen, the Blue Line’s first rail transit [...]
Friday, May 17, 2019 7:50:00 AM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra
When regularly scheduled service adjustments take effect in August, we will replace four METRO Green Line trips that run between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. on weekdays with buses. These buses will operate as frequently as [...]
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:42:00 PM
Train Operator Sarah Gibson’s laid-back approach won her Metro Transit’s Rail Rodeo crown last Saturday.
“I really didn’t do much to prepare. This is what I’ve been doing for five years now so operating a train is almost second nature, and [...]