Friday, December 6, 2013 2:28:00 PM
When the snow fell on Wednesday, it took Brandon Vanhee more than an hour to make the 15-mile trek from his home in Otsego to Maple Grove’s Parkway Transit Station. The rest of his journey to the University of Minnesota wasn’t nearly as [...]
Friday, December 6, 2013 11:00:00 AM
Scott Bergevin and Laura Matson have a lot of ground to cover.
When service changes occur every three months, the pair is responsible for replacing or adding hundreds of new schedules at Metro Transit bus stops from Blaine to Lakeville, and [...]
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 12:00:00 PM
When Darin Pavek’s father suggested he follow his lead and become a bus driver for Metro Transit, he didn’t think much of the idea.
“I thought, ‘Why would you want to drive around with 40 back seat drivers when you don’t know where [...]
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 [...]
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 5:00:00 PM
This week’s Good Question comes in response to customers who frequently ask why bus operators sometimes choose not to use bus-only shoulders to avoid traffic.
Customers who rely on Metro Transit enjoy several advantages – avoiding gas and [...]