Monday, April 25, 2016 2:17:00 PM
Sitting on shop carts in a basement workshop at the Hiawatha Operations and Maintenance Facility are dozens of metal and plastic modules, each outfitted with a set of relays, sequencing devices and a tight bundle of red, blue, white and yellow [...]
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 11:37:00 AM
As the lead singer for the band Capital Sons, Karl Obermeyer is comfortable performing in front of a crowd.
On Saturday, he put on a different kind of show – joining 13 rail operators competing in front of judges as part of Metro Transit’s Rail [...]
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 10:58:00 AM
Chief John Harrington has talked a lot about community policing since taking the helm at the Metro Transit Police Department.
Officer Leonard Mitchell has taken it to heart. And for that, he was recognized as Metro Transit’s 2015 Officer of the [...]
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 9:52:00 AM
The first night Jan Homan reported for work – Christmas Eve 1975 – he was asked to do nothing more than keep an eye on the new Shingle Creek bus garage.
A warehouse that would eventually be home to buses, mechanics and operators was for the [...]
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:03:00 AM
As a Northeast Minneapolis resident, Angela Washington rides Route 11 nearly every day to get to and from her work as a caretaker in south Minneapolis.
On more than one occasion, she’s missed the bus and found herself waiting. And with service [...]