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Metropass program reaches the 20-year mark 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, October 4, 2018 9:16:00 AM
Providing discounted, unlimited ride transit passes through area employers was a novel idea when the Metropass program began in 1998. But twenty years after its inception, the program is attracting an increasing number of companies eager to [...]
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New fareboxes expected to speed up boardings 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, August 20, 2018 2:40:00 PM
Metro Transit is testing new fareboxes that should help speed up boardings, marking the first advancement in farebox technology in 25 years. “It’s time. We’ve been using the same fareboxes since 1993,” said Dennis Dworshak, Manager, Revenue and [...]
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Why are Metro Transit's fares going up?  

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, September 28, 2017 4:00:00 PM
Metro Transit’s first fare change in nearly a decade takes effect on Sunday, Oct. 1, and that’s raised several questions among customers. Here are answers to a few of the most frequently asked questions and comments that we’ve received. Why are [...]
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Fare toolbox grows with introduction of new mobile app 

| Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:52:00 AM
From General Manager Brian Lamb When people leave their homes, there are a few essential items they’re likely carrying with them, including identification, credit or bank cards and a mobile phone. Less likely [...]
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Wilken recognized with Distinguished Career Award 

| Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:11:00 PM
Revenue Operations Supervisor Bill Wilken has seen quite a few changes since he began his career cleaning buses more than 40 years ago. Many of them were of his own making, too. After transferring to Sales Operations in the early 1980s, Wilken [...]
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