Tuesday, February 19, 2019 1:29:00 PM
Train operator Jim Peach (above left) was moved to take a CPR class 30 years ago after watching helplessly as a fellow Northwest Airlines mechanic died of a heart attack at work. The next time he saw someone stricken when he was on the job, Peach [...]
Monday, February 11, 2019 1:00:00 PM
It was another record-setting year for Metro Transit’s light rail and Bus Rapid Transit lines.
The Green Line, Blue Line and A Line each saw their highest annual ridership ever in 2018, breaking records that were set just a year [...]
Monday, February 4, 2019 1:25:00 PM
Winter weather is nothing new to our region, or to Metro Transit. So when snow or ice arrives, we know how to respond.
There are times, though, when conditions present unavoidable challenges. Such was the case on Monday morning, when freezing [...]
Friday, February 1, 2019 9:05:00 AM
Light rail vehicles weigh around 100,000 pounds each. So the steel tracks they operate on have to be sturdy and well maintained.
To ensure light rail tracks are in good order, Metro Transit’s track maintainers regularly walk end-to-end looking [...]
Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:37:00 PM
The coldest weather in decades brought its share of challenges this week, but those who needed to travel still found buses and trains operating largely on time.
The biggest impacts were felt along the Blue Line, where crews responded to cracks in [...]