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From the GM Go Green

Commitment to environment goes beyond sustainable transportation 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, April 20, 2018 2:10:00 PM
From General Manager Brian Lamb Passenger cars and other vehicles are Minnesota’s second-largest source of greenhouse gases, a leading cause of climate change and air pollution. And while advances in technology have led to a steady decline in [...]
Bus How We Roll

How We Roll: Jovita Oghumah 

| Wednesday, April 18, 2018 10:15:00 AM
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 [...]
Bus Light Rail

Metro Transit applauded as "the only way to get around" in historic blizzard 

| Sunday, April 15, 2018 9:43:00 AM
More than a foot of snow fell across the Twin Cities on Saturday, bringing the region its first blizzard in 13 years and snowfall totals not seen in more than three decades. The rare April weather led the Twins to call off a pair of home games, a [...]
Safety

Transit telecommunicators’ role: Reassurance, right response 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, April 11, 2018 10:49:00 AM
"When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping." -- Mr. Rogers Officially and across the country, they’re known as public safety [...]
Minneapolis Transit Police

Sincerity, soft touch earns officer top cop honors 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, March 28, 2018 1:37:00 PM
Growing up, Tim Lawrence often used his stature to stand up to bullies. He went to school to become a teacher. And one of the first jobs he took was as a skycap, traveling and interacting with people from around the world. The experiences didn’t [...]
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