Thursday, September 9, 2021 6:58:00 PM
The cloth seats customers once found – and sometimes avoided – on light rail vehicles are no more.
This summer, light rail technicians finished swapping out more than 13,000 cloth seat backs and bottoms with new, custom-designed plastic seats [...]
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, June 2, 2020 4:29:00 PM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra
Words cannot capture the pain caused by George Floyd’s horrific and senseless death. The destruction of community resources and local businesses added to that pain.
As General Manager, I want to assure [...]
Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:24:00 PM
A new supportive housing development with a focus on American Indian youth is now open near the METRO Green Line’s Victoria Street Station, a development that could help Metro Transit police build stronger bonds with young people they encounter. [...]
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 [...]