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Know Your Operator

Know Your Operator: Angela Wilson 

Posted by John Komarek | Monday, July 29, 2019 1:44:00 PM
Angela Wilson moved from Chicago to Minnesota in search of opportunity. She found it at Metro Transit. “I didn’t know I was going to end up here this long!” Wilson said. “It allowed me to grow with the agency.” As an operator, Wilson spent [...]
On Off The Clock

On/Off the Clock with Mark Koran 

Posted by John Komarek | Friday, July 26, 2019 3:18:00 PM
On the Clock/Off the Clock features provide an introduction to the people who spend their days working at Metro Transit and their free time involved in a variety of interesting hobbies. Read more On the Clock/Off the Clock features here. [...]
METRO Orange Line Minneapolis

Orange Line at the center of an exciting new chapter for I-35W 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, July 23, 2019 11:18:00 AM
Gov. Tim Walz addresses the media and a crowd at the METRO Orange Line groundbreaking ceremony at the Knox Avenue Park & Ride. From General Manager Wes Kooistra Sixty years ago next month, Twin Cities motorists celebrated the opening of [...]
Light Rail METRO Blue Line Minneapolis Transit Police

Partners share Metro Transit Police Department's Officer of the Year honors  

Posted by Laura Baenen | Tuesday, July 2, 2019 4:14:00 PM
As partners, police officers Michael Affeldt and Joseph Carchedi spend so much time together their peers refer to them jointly as “Affeldt and Carchedi.” And now they share something in addition to a name and a beat. Affeldt and Carchedi were [...]
D Line

Artist quilts riders waiting for METRO D Line  

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:53:00 AM
Local artist Carold Hancuh holds two of her quilted characters at a bus shelter near E. 48th Street and Chicago Avenue in the future METRO D Line corridor. ----- As the METRO D Line enters the engineering phase, local artist Carol Hancuh’s [...]
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