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New course helps applicants earn their permits 

Posted by John Komarek | Friday, January 25, 2019 1:29:00 PM
Mechell Snider proudly holds her Commercial Learners Permit (CLP) and looks forward to more hands-on learning in a bus. At the Metro Transit Learning Center, ten bus operator applicants took their first step towards employment by earning a [...]
Good Question

What is METRO BRT?  

Posted by John Komarek | Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:33:00 PM
What is METRO BRT? BRT stands for Bus Rapid Transit. It’s a bus service that provides fast, frequent service that eliminates the need for a schedule. METRO refers to any lines that provide this type of service, including light rail. METRO [...]
On Off The Clock

On/Off the Clock with CJ Bahan 

Posted by John Komarek | Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:21:00 PM
Name: CJ Bahan Lives: Minneapolis Job: Electro-Mechanical Technician Years of Service: 3 How did you come to work at Metro Transit and what do you do? Approximately three years ago when I moved to the Twin Cities region to be with my [...]
How We Roll

How We Roll: Shaun Morrell  

Posted by John Komarek | Friday, January 18, 2019 4:40:00 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 illustrate how much we have in common with our [...]

Service changes boost ridership to St. Louis Park’s West End 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, January 17, 2019 3:23:00 PM
When Chris Kaukis needs to get to work, he walks out of his downtown Minneapolis condo, crosses the street and hops on a Route 645 bus. In less than 15 minutes, he’s arrived at his office in St. Louis Park’s West End, a growing commercial and [...]
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