Tuesday, October 19, 2021 9:12:00 PM
How did you come to Metro Transit and what do you do?
My interest in transit began as a kid growing up in Mahtomedi in the 1960s. My neighbors and older family members often told streetcar stories. I was curious about it, so I walked [...]
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:13:00 PM
A splash of red paint will help buses move a little easier through a busy downtown Minneapolis corridor.
Crews from the City of Minneapolis this month began marking the city’s newest bus lane by applying red paint to a nine-block stretch [...]
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:00:00 PM
After decades of visioning and community input, the I-35W & Lake Street Station will open to the public on Monday, Oct. 18.
The two-level station, in the center of I-35W, will be served by several local and express routes and, starting [...]
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:59:00 PM
When Operator Melanie Benson pulled up to the bus stop on Lagoon Avenue Monday morning, as she’s done hundreds of times over the years, a few familiar faces were there to greet her.
There was also a plaque to be presented, commemorating Benson’s [...]
Monday, October 11, 2021 4:11:00 PM
Years of service: 8
Family: Wife and three kids
While working as a high school principal in Togo, Komi Afoutou won the Visa lottery. So, the recently married 32-year-old and his wife packed their bags. [...]