Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:18:00 PM
For Mother’s Day, Train Operator Latina Laramee of Fridley can celebrate herself this year.
A single mother, Laramee landed a bus operator job with Metro Transit in 2011. The change allowed her to have one job instead of three, while still [...]
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 4:45:00 PM
Nearly 400 people have found permanent housing in the two years since the Metro Transit Police Department and the Metropolitan Council's Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) partnered to help those sheltering on transit. The first move-in [...]
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 9:23:00 AM
Technicians Jeff Stanley, left, and Rich Cipala, right, designed custom frames for the enhanced air filters they are installing in light rail vehicles.
Air filters that can more efficiently capture virus-causing particles are being installed in [...]
Thursday, December 17, 2020 6:58:00 PM
For the past 16 years, customers who have taken a seat on a light rail vehicle have rested on cloth seats. But the seats have proven difficult to keep clean and dry, particularly during winter months.
To prevent future soggy bottoms and [...]
Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:27:00 AM
Senior Rail Supervisor Jonathon Hendrickson has always been compelled to help.
This year, he found the opportunity to do so by finding new uses for a 60-watt laser cutter he’s largely used to create gifts, and a 3-D printer he purchased [...]