Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:48:00 AM
Job: Mechanic, Commuter Rail
Years of Service: 2
How did you come to work at Metro Transit and what do you do?
After working as an auto mechanic for a few years, a friend who works at the Northstar Operations & [...]
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 1:45:00 PM
Both jobs require a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) and operate large vehicles, but here’s a few reasons why bus operations might be a better fit than truck driving for some people.
Work + Life Balance
Most trucking jobs require long [...]
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 1:29:00 PM
Train operator Jim Peach (above left) was moved to take a CPR class 30 years ago after watching helplessly as a fellow Northwest Airlines mechanic died of a heart attack at work. The next time he saw someone stricken when he was on the job, Peach [...]
Monday, February 18, 2019 11:25:00 AM
Better late than never.
More than twelve years after a chance mention, David Williams took the advice to apply to Metro Transit.
It was a man installing carpet at his parent’s house who told an 18-year-old Williams about Metro [...]
Monday, February 11, 2019 1:00:00 PM
It was another record-setting year for Metro Transit’s light rail and Bus Rapid Transit lines.
The Green Line, Blue Line and A Line each saw their highest annual ridership ever in 2018, breaking records that were set just a year [...]