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Community Public Art

On buses and at shelters, artists hope to bring ‘hope and happiness’ 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:43:00 PM
Artists Melodee Strong, left, and Timi Bliss, right, with their shelter artwork. When Timi Bliss wrote and illustrated her books “In Search of the Gingerbread Man” and “In Search of the Sandman,” she put her granddaughter Charlie at the [...]
COVID-19

In This Together: TCC Supervisor Maureen Perryman 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, January 13, 2021 8:50:00 AM
Across the organization, our work has been changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. These "In This Together" Q&As illustrate how we're adapting both on and off the clock. Read more interviews here. How has the pandemic changed your day-to-day [...]
From the GM

Greeting 2021 with renewed resolve 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, January 7, 2021 11:45:00 AM
A message from General Manager Wes Kooistra At Metro Transit, we greet each new year resolved to better serve our customers and our community. Despite all the challenges we face, this year is no different. In fact, there’s a lot to look [...]
COVID-19

Wherever you ride, whenever you ride, masks are a must 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, January 6, 2021 10:40:00 AM
Operator Terry Brown lives with and cares for his 72-year-old mom, whose lungs collapsed a few years ago and is especially susceptible to COVID-19. So when it comes time to work, he doesn’t think twice about covering his face. His plea to [...]
METRO Blue Line

Signal improvements improving light rail reliability 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, January 6, 2021 10:05:00 AM
Travel times on the METRO Blue Line are becoming increasingly reliable. The most recent reliability improvements are the result of work done on the south end of the 12-mile light rail line, between the Minneapolis-St. Paul International [...]
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