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Awarding Accomplishment

Bus Transportation employees, CSOs recognized with Awarding Accomplishment honors 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, November 30, 2022 5:34:00 AM
Three Community Service Officers and three employees from Bus Transportation were honored this week as part of the Awarding Accomplishment recognition program. The awards were presented at the Transportation Committee meeting on Monday. From [...]
Bus Good Question Service Changes

Good Question: Why is service being reduced in December?   

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, November 22, 2022 8:51:00 AM
In November, more than 90 people attended hiring events to apply and interview for bus operator positions – the most activity we’ve seen at events like these in more than two years.  This is a hopeful sign that interest in becoming a bus [...]
How We Roll

How We Roll: Sonja Burseth, Senior Planner 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, November 16, 2022 8:37:00 PM
How We Roll celebrates Metro Transit employees who regularly ride transit and other forms of sustainable transportation. Read more How We Roll Q&As here. How do you get to work? I live in south Minneapolis and walk to the 38th [...]
Know Your Operator

Know Your Operator: Wiley Trueblood, Ruter Garage 

Posted by John Komarek | Thursday, November 10, 2022 2:41:00 PM
As a heavy equipment operator stationed in Seoul, South Korea, Wiley Trueblood drove everything from earth movers and semi-trucks to tanks. During the Gulf War, the U.S. Army veteran served as a munitions driver and as the driver for the [...]

App helps legally blind customer use transit 

Posted by John Komarek | Friday, November 4, 2022 8:00:00 AM
Randee Boerboom left her small Minnesota hometown to attend a metro area college. Years later, she’s still here because of transit. “In my hometown, you’d need a car to get around,” Boerboom said. “I ride transit often – about every day.” As [...]
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