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Sarah Gibson claims Rail Rodeo crown with calm demeanor 

Posted by Laura Baenen | Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:42:00 PM
Train Operator Sarah Gibson’s laid-back approach won her Metro Transit’s Rail Rodeo crown last Saturday. “I really didn’t do much to prepare. This is what I’ve been doing for five years now so operating a train is almost second nature, and [...]
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Closed course experience designed to keep road to employment open 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, April 23, 2019 8:23:00 AM
(Left to right) Bus Trainees Linda Wilke, Erica Young, Steve Gartner and Patricia Young join Instructor Ken Johnson for a chance to drive a bus on a closed course. Before they can pick up any customers, new hires on their path to becoming [...]
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Buses moving from Hennepin to Nicollet during construction 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:14:00 PM
There will be a lot more buses moving up and down Nicollet Mall soon. Beginning Monday, April 15, routes that normally serve Hennepin Avenue will be detoured to Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. The detours will remain in place for up [...]
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On Transit Driver Appreciation Day, admiration goes both ways 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, March 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Transit Driver Appreciation Day was designed to put the focus on operators like Shelly Logelin, who started working at Metro Transit in 2013. But when students from Saint Paul Public School’s Focus Beyond Transition Services visited Metro [...]
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Construction leads to detours in downtown Minneapolis 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, March 4, 2019 1:03:00 PM
Multiple routes will be detoured off a busy downtown Minneapolis street beginning Saturday, March 9, the first of several service changes that will occur this year due to road construction in the city center. Beginning March 9, southbound [...]
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