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Metro Transit wins three MPTA Awards 

Posted by John Komarek | Monday, October 5, 2020 5:31:00 PM
At the Minnesota Public Transportation Association's (MPTA) virtual award ceremony, Metro Transit won three awards for Management Innovation, Transit Professional of the Year, and Bus Operator of the Year. “We are greatly honored and [...]

Mother and daughter begin careers as mechanics together 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, September 8, 2020 4:51:00 PM
After seeking jobs with her four-year college degree, Kadejah Young decided it was time for a career change. "I knew I wanted to go back to school, but not for something I wouldn't use," Kadejah said. Through her mother's longtime [...]
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As BRT progress continues, time to look further into the future 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:58:00 PM
From Charles Carlson, Director-BRT Projects Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the METRO A and C lines and many of our local bus routes continue to see comparatively strong ridership. Continued demand in these corridors underscores the need to make [...]
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Conversation is key to creating a shared vision 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:32:00 AM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra We know our decisions affect more than just the way you get around. Access to transit can determine where you’re able to live and work, and how much time it takes to get to and from the places you need to go. [...]

Metro Transit employees building community on and off the clock 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:30:00 PM
At work, Metro Transit employees serve their community by getting people where they need to go. But many also give back in other ways, and have taken actions to help the community recover in the wake of property loss and unrest. Here are three [...]
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