Tuesday, April 5, 2016 10:58:00 AM
Chief John Harrington has talked a lot about community policing since taking the helm at the Metro Transit Police Department.
Officer Leonard Mitchell has taken it to heart. And for that, he was recognized as Metro Transit’s 2015 Officer of the [...]
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 9:52:00 AM
The first night Jan Homan reported for work – Christmas Eve 1975 – he was asked to do nothing more than keep an eye on the new Shingle Creek bus garage.
A warehouse that would eventually be home to buses, mechanics and operators was for the [...]
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:03:00 AM
As a Northeast Minneapolis resident, Angela Washington rides Route 11 nearly every day to get to and from her work as a caretaker in south Minneapolis.
On more than one occasion, she’s missed the bus and found herself waiting. And with service [...]
Friday, March 11, 2016 2:03:00 PM
Needing money to put herself through school, Renee Stafford taught swim lessons and worked as a lifeguard. But traveling between the University of Minnesota and her Mounds View home on Route 25, she was inspired to pursue a different line of work: [...]
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 3:36:00 PM
When Ed Anstett began at Metro Transit 36 years ago he was among four people who maintained the radios that had just been added to buses, providing a lifeline for operators who before that had nothing to rely on but payphones.
Like the technology [...]