Friday, November 29, 2013 9:00:00 AM
When Shenghai Ly was growing up on a farm in Laos, she dreamed of becoming a airline pilot.
The growth spurt she needed never came.
Although her height kept her out of the cockpit, Ly didn’t give up her goal of operating a large vehicle. After [...]
Saturday, November 2, 2013 10:20:00 AM
Five years ago, Minneapolis resident Neil Urbanski sold his car and began getting around town exclusively by riding his bike and taking transit
To reach his job at the St. Paul-based International Institute of Minnesota, Urbanski rides a Route 18 [...]
Friday, October 25, 2013 3:30:00 PM
When Travis Ohum commuted from Menomonie, Wis., he could spend up to three hours alone in his car traveling to and from his job in St. Paul.
Today he’s cut his travel time down to 15 minutes. From his home in Woodbury, Ohum drives less [...]
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 5:07:00 PM
When Phyllis Wade-Myers began her career at Metro Transit, the buses didn't have power steering, drivers wore heavy suits to stay warm and the profession was dominated by males.
The challenges didn't deter her from applying. In 1985, she joined [...]
Friday, October 11, 2013 2:15:00 PM
After working 10-hour, overnight shifts at St. Joseph’s Hospital, the last thing Donna Cooley wants to do is get in her car and deal with traffic. So she takes the Route 74 bus instead.
“It’s just so much easier to let someone else do the driving [...]