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On Off The Clock

On the Clock/Off the Clock: Anj Olsen 

Posted by John Komarek | Friday, September 1, 2023 4:21:00 PM
Job: Market Development Specialist Years of service: 12 years How did you come to work at Metro Transit and what do you do?  In 2011, I was laid off from a job at a private arts college. During my job hunt, I came across an opening in the [...]
Transit Police

Police awards celebrate bravery, compassion 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, August 17, 2023 12:58:00 PM
From left to right: Chief Ernest Morales III, Officer Daniel Hughes, Officer Juan Peralta, U.S. Marshal and former Metro Transit Police Chief Eddie Frizell. There were stories of bravery: The police officers who located and calmed an armed [...]
State Fair

Metro Transit ready to serve State Fair, big events 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, August 8, 2023 9:32:00 AM
Express bus service returns to 95th Avenue Park & Ride in Blaine Fairgoers can avoid congestion and ride in comfort to and from the Great Minnesota Get-Together by taking Metro Transit. State Fair Express Buses will run [...]

Finding new homes for unclaimed items a 'highlight' for Customer Relations staff 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, August 8, 2023 8:41:00 AM
As a former pawnshop manager, Senior Customer Relations Specialist Jeremy Hop sees the value in used goods. That's why customers’ unclaimed belongings don’t all go in a landfill. Smartphones, other electronic gear, sporting goods, winter [...]
From GM Lesley Kandaras

Service improvements are another welcome sign of progress 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, August 4, 2023 10:14:00 AM
Ridership has steadily increased throughout the year, an encouraging trend that underscores the importance of the historic investments that are being made in transit. Equally encouraging: More people are showing interest in serving as bus [...]
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