Wednesday, July 8, 2015 1:11:00 PM
When Jerry Olson was sent out to drive a bus alone for the first time, the then 21-year-old operator couldn’t help but feel a little anxious. After all, he’d had just four weeks of training and had gotten into enough trouble with his own vehicles [...]
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 10:56:00 AM
On dates when fewer customers are expected to ride transit, service is reduced on some bus routes, as well as light rail and Northstar.
These “Reduced Service” days are typically observed holidays when many major employers are closed. Most of the [...]
Thursday, June 25, 2015 11:44:00 AM
More than 100 new bus stop signs with additional information have gone up in North Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park over the last several weeks, the first step in a systemwide overhaul that will unfold over the coming years.
At locations with a [...]
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 1:47:00 PM
Every weekday morning, operator Rodney Smith makes four 12-mile journeys between Normandale Community College and downtown Minneapolis on Route 535.
With a full load of customers in tow, he guides a 40-foot bus through rush hour traffic on [...]
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 1:24:00 PM
During a recent trip on Route 21, operator Ken Peters encountered a customer who spoke limited English but needed help figuring out where to transfer downtown.
Fortunately, Peters had spent the previous eight weeks studying words and phrases [...]