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Color Pop Bus Stop: A happiness project  

Posted by Kathy Graul | Friday, October 26, 2018 1:23:00 PM
What could happen if a public transit agency invited a popular local artist into one of its busiest bus stations on a Monday and offered said artist the opportunity to paint the entire station in an array of colors? When I asked artist Ashley Mary [...]
On Off The Clock

On/Off the Clock with Samantha Wicks 

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, October 24, 2018 1:16:00 PM
Name: Samantha Wicks Lives: Saint Paul Job: Mechanic-Technician, East Metro Garage Years of Service: 2 How did you come to work at Metro Transit and what do you do? I was in South Korea serving in the Air Force as a mechanic. My term of [...]
Bus Maintenance

Aspiring technicians ready for next step 

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, October 24, 2018 11:09:00 AM
A group of 17 aspiring technicians were celebrated last week as they prepared to take the next step toward full-time roles in Bus Maintenance. The recognition was the latest benchmark for the Metro Transit Technician Training Program, which [...]
Awards

Maple Grove Transit named state’s System of the Year 

Posted by John Komarek | Monday, October 22, 2018 12:27:00 PM
Maple Grove Transit was recognized this week as a leader among Minnesota transit agencies. The Minnesota Public Transit Association announced Maple Grove Transit as its “System of the Year” during its annual conference on Monday. The award [...]
How We Roll

How We Roll: Karyssa Jackson 

Posted by John Komarek | Thursday, October 18, 2018 1:10:00 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 our [...]
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