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Bus On Off The Clock

On the Clock/Off the Clock: Susan Mitchell 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, June 29, 2021 9:28:00 AM
Lives: Eagan, MN Job: Bus Operator Garage: South 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 [...]

Metro Transit awarded $4.2 million for electric buses 

Posted by John Komarek | 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 [...]
Bus Career Tracks

Career Tracks: Dorothy Maki, Instructor 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, June 22, 2021 10:43:00 AM
Many people who work at Metro Transit take on new responsibilities and roles throughout their careers. Career Tracks highlights the paths employees have taken to their latest assignment and where they see themselves going next. To learn more [...]

Father-son duo train to be operators together 

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, June 16, 2021 10:04:00 AM
In 1977, German Gonzalez Sr. immigrated to Minnesota from Mascota, Mexico seeking opportunity. He immediately found multiple part-time jobs as a school bus driver and carpenter. As the years progressed, however, work became intermittent and [...]
Bus Bus Maintenance Light Rail

COO Vince Pellegrin retires after four decades in transit 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:39:00 AM
Growing up in southern California, Vince Pellegrin was a self-described “surfer kid” with a thing for hot rods. His first job? Pumping gas. His first car? A 1967 Ford Fairlane. But after attending the University of Southern California and [...]
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