Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:00:00 AM
For the last six years, Dan Hackman has made regular stops at Metro Transit’s retail store in downtown St. Paul to purchase Day Passes – $6 fare cards that allow him to make unlimited trips on a bus or METRO line for 24 hours.
Hackman lives near [...]
Monday, April 14, 2014 8:27:00 AM
JB Shank sat aboard Route 87, laptop open, putting the finishing touches on a presentation he was due to deliver later that day.
A history professor at the University of Minnesota, Shank said he frequently brings his computer out on the bus and [...]
Friday, April 4, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Minneapolis resident Iris Key has spent a lot of time on Route 6.
As a student at the University of Minnesota, Key rode the bus between campus and her Uptown residence. When she got a job near Edina’s Southdale Center, she used Route 6 to commute [...]
Monday, March 31, 2014 12:00:00 AM
For the last two years, Jeanine Wilson has used Route 262 to get from Blaine to her job in downtown St. Paul. The daily commutes have given her plenty of time to make friends and collect stories.
“If all of us are awake, this is a very [...]
Friday, March 21, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Bruce Pedalty hadn’t boarded a bus in 20 years. But this week, assigned to jury duty in downtown St. Paul and wanting to avoid parking costs, he decided to give it another try.
“It was just too easy not to,” Pedalty said as he traveled east on [...]