Friday, November 16, 2018 5:00:00 PM
When cold weather arrives, customers a grateful for any warmth they can find. But on-demand shelter heaters are frequently vandalized, taking them out of service until they can be repaired.
A new metal guard beginning to appear at some busy [...]
Friday, November 16, 2018 12:51:00 PM
The Green Line had its busiest month ever in October, keeping the light rail line on pace to set another annual ridership record.
More than 1.4 million rides were taken last month, topping the previous high, set in September, by more than 127,000 [...]
Monday, November 5, 2018 3:14:00 PM
Metro Transit received four new service trucks earlier this year, including this truck at East Metro Garage. The vehicles become critical during the winter months, when technicians are sent out to recover buses that become trapped in the snow. [...]
Thursday, November 1, 2018 1:46:00 PM
When Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday morning, many people will enjoy an extra hour of sleep. At Metro Transit, though, setting clocks back an hour presents a unique challenge – and some extra work.
To compensate for the time change, rail [...]
Monday, October 29, 2018 10:12:00 AM
After we roll back the clock and there’s less daylight, we enter a period when data has shown an increase in pedestrian, bicycle, scooter and motor vehicle collisions. The simple equation looks like this:
Less daylight + end of workday + rush [...]