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 [...]
Friday, November 22, 2013 4:00:00 PM
Buses, trains and other modes of transit carry more people more efficiently – a point that was made vividly clear in an image that recently circulated on the Internet.
The image sets side-by-side the amount of road space consumed by [...]
Friday, November 22, 2013 3:24:00 PM
Janell Nelson hadn’t worked in downtown Minneapolis for over 20 years. But when she got a new job that brought her back to the heart of the city in early November, she knew immediately that she wasn’t interested in driving to the office every day. [...]
Friday, November 15, 2013 3:40:00 PM
When Hannah Ankeny’s car died three years ago, she decided to forego buying a new one and rely on transit instead.
Today, getting to her job at Parkway Middle School Montessori on St. Paul’s east side means taking Route 21 from her home in [...]