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‘I Didn’t Want to Do Anything Else’: A Conversation with Metro Transit’s Longest-Serving Bus Driver

Melanie Benson just celebrated 47 years behind the wheel of the bus. She still loves the job, the only one she has ever wanted.

October 19, 2023

State Addresses Homelessness by Bulldozing People’s Homes

Plus our hideous football mausoleum, restaurant closings, and bus drivers wanted in today's Flyover.

Hey, What’s the Deal With Metro Transit’s Mascot?

Meet Skip Traffic, the uncomplicated bus/train-booster who happens to be a magnet for takes.

December 7, 2022

Poll: Which Minneapolis Public Transit Lines Should Be Free?

At least one state senator loves the idea. Let's help flesh it out with the power of polling.

July 22, 2022

Met Council to White Bear Lake: Fuck It, Whatever, You Win.

Plus more (alleged) Wilf-y treachery, a cop alternative, and why rules are good in today's Flyover.

A Battle Over a High-Speed Bus Line Has Transit Agencies Seeing Red

Inside the latest clash between the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority and Metro Transit

February 9, 2022

Metro Transit is Aware People Hate These ‘Hostile Architecture’ Benches

The slanted benches recently sparked social media outrage.

December 3, 2021