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Metro Transit Police use teamwork and video surveillance to arrest vandalism suspect 

Posted by Kathy Graul | Monday, August 28, 2017 2:55:00 PM
Thanks to video surveillance footage and two alert Metro Transit Police officers, a 52-year-old man has been charged with breaking glass panels and stealing the heating element from the Blue Line’s Franklin Avenue Station. Metro Transit Police [...]
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Technicians in training celebrate early milestone in career path 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, August 21, 2017 3:28:00 PM
Chapman Templer was working at a local bike shop, unsure when or if he’d ever get promoted or earn more money. After two years at Tires Plus, Chee Vang was struggling to pinpoint his long-term goals. Jordan “Monk” Nicholson was writing comic books [...]
How We Roll

How We Roll: Shea Peeples 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, August 16, 2017 2:38:00 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 are a chance to illustrate how much we have in [...]
State Fair

Know before you go: Minnesota State Fair 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, August 15, 2017 12:22:00 PM
Wherever you’re coming from, Metro Transit is the easiest way to get to and from the Minnesota State Fair. Even if you’re an experienced customer, though, there are a few things you should know before heading out for food, fun and farm animals this [...]
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Preserving public art adorning transit stations 

Posted by Kathy Graul | Friday, July 28, 2017 10:05:00 AM
Because it’s so dispersed – and in some cases cleverly disguised – it’s difficult to appreciate how pervasive public art is across the transit system. But with more than 70 distinct pieces, Metro Transit is the caretaker of one of the largest [...]
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