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Transit Police

Rest in Peace, Rusty 

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, September 26, 2018 12:00:00 PM
Rusty with his partner of six years, Officer Scharber. Working in the K-9 Unit at Metro Transit Police Department has its benefits. “It’s just the bond you create – you can’t find that with a regular officer,” K-9 Officer Joshua Scharber [...]
Bus Safety

Repeat Roadeo champ earns another title 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, September 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM
The sleeve of Jack Berner’s grey Metro Transit sweater is already home to an impressive collection of blue chevrons commemorating each of his 13 Bus Roadeo wins. And now he has one more. After earning a near-perfect score, Berner was named the [...]
How We Roll

How We Roll: Jeremy Hop 

Posted by John Komarek | Friday, September 14, 2018 1:13:00 PM
Many Metro Transit employees are committed to sustainable transportation, riding the bus or train, biking or walking to work and other destinations across the region. These “How We Roll” profiles illustrate how much we have in common with [...]
Awards

Light rail leader named top transit professional 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, September 14, 2018 10:58:00 AM
A leader in Metro Transit’s efforts to expand light rail in the Twin Cities has been recognized as one of the transit industry’s top young professionals. Joan Hollick, who is serving as the interim director of Metro Transit’s New Starts program, [...]
Know Your Operator

Know Your Operator: Kossivi Loko 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, September 11, 2018 9:37:00 AM
Kossivi Loko is no stranger to patience, dedication, and community. As an immigrant from the West African nation of Togo, it took a decade’s worth of patience, dedication, and a desire for community to successfully become a citizen of the [...]
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