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Amid pandemic, Metro Transit providing safe rides to safe havens 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, March 31, 2020 1:04:00 PM
Metro Transit helped transport around 60 individuals to the InterContinental Hotel on Saturday. Photo courtesy Mike Rios-Keating, Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. While people are being asked to stay home to help slow the [...]

Coming together to confront the challenge of a lifetime 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:54:00 AM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra At Metro Transit, we take tremendous pride in serving our community and care deeply about our customers, employees, and our region. The spread of COVID-19 is presenting our organization – and our community – [...]

Metro Transit adjusting service due to COVID-19 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, March 23, 2020 3:27:00 PM
Service changes will take effect on Wednesday, March 25, as Metro Transit continues to support efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 while serving those who must make essential trips and who have no other options than to take transit. The [...]

Metro Transit suspending overnight service due to COVID-19 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, March 16, 2020 4:47:00 PM
As part of the ongoing, shared effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, Metro Transit will suspend all bus and light rail service from 11 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. beginning Tuesday, March 17. “We are doing this to help focus our limited resources on [...]
Know Your Operator

Know Your Operator: Darren Rodriguez   

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:49:00 PM
The day a hurricane struck Puerto Rico in 2017, Darren Rodriguez's mother advised him to stay home. Instead, he reported to his job at a nursing home so he could help protect and care for more than 30 elderly individuals. “It’s a miracle that [...]
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