Wednesday, December 6, 2017 5:41:00 AM
Wearing an oil-stained florescent jacket, Ravie Sawh stood before a group of 50 job seekers and their supporters at Metro Transit's Overhaul Base last week.
The group was assembled to hear what their futures could look like as the newest [...]
Friday, July 7, 2017 3:16:00 PM
Metro Transit has been using the same fareboxes for nearly a quarter-century.
But even after more than 20 years of keeping them in shape, Lead Revenue Mechanic Technician Tim Maloy says his job is as interesting as ever.
“It’s a little strange [...]
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 1:11:00 PM
The Metro Transit Technician Training Program was celebrated as an industry-leading workforce development program this week.
The recognition came in the form of a Model Program award from the National Transit Institute, a Rutgers University-based [...]
Monday, August 1, 2016 12:10:00 PM
Jason Johnson was newly-unemployed, discouraged and facing an uncertain future when he walked into Urban Ventures’ Minneapolis offices looking for help finding a new job.
His visit came at an opportune moment: that afternoon, representatives were [...]
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 9:52:00 AM
The first night Jan Homan reported for work – Christmas Eve 1975 – he was asked to do nothing more than keep an eye on the new Shingle Creek bus garage.
A warehouse that would eventually be home to buses, mechanics and operators was for the [...]