Wednesday, August 18, 2021 8:38:00 PM
The above bus stop, at 26th Street and Lyndale Avenue in Minneapolis, provides plenty of space for customers to board and exit, a key feature of a good bus stop.
Metro Transit planners often get asked how to accommodate bus stops when roads [...]
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 12:18:00 PM
Years of Service: 5
Garage: East Metro
Family: Wife, three kids, and two grandchildren
After 27 years working at a big box grocery store, John Brown decided it was time for a change. He had a degree as a diesel [...]
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 7:58:00 AM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra
Since the start of the pandemic, many of our commuter-oriented routes have been suspended or offered fewer trips than usual.
Today, as more people begin returning to their offices, we are preparing to [...]
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 9:28:00 AM
Lives: Eagan, MN
Job: Bus Operator
Years of service: 15
How did you come to work at Metro Transit and what do you do?
After 15 years of being a nursing assistant, I noticed former coworkers driving the Metro Transit bus I [...]
Monday, June 28, 2021 1:29:00 PM
Inside Heywood Garage, General Manager Wes Kooistra and Acting Chief of Operations Brian Funk discussed the features of this long range 40-foot electric bus with a representative from grant partner Proterra.
Recently, Metro Transit was awarded [...]