Friday, August 5, 2022 10:10:00 AM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra
Reducing service is never easy, especially when ridership is growing and we know how helpful it would be to put more buses and trains out into the community.
But to protect the reliability of our service [...]
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 9:35:00 AM
From July 9 through August 19, people who take the METRO Blue and Green lines will notice something different than they’re used to – light rail vehicles traveling in sets of two, rather than three.
The temporary switch is being made to see [...]
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 10:23:00 AM
When a passenger was assaulted on a light rail vehicle this spring, it didn’t take long for supervisors in Metro Transit’s Rail Control Center to hear about it – or see it.
Alerted by the train operator, rail supervisors pulled up live video [...]
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 9:12:00 AM
Responding to winter weather is a team effort. From our service garages to our Transit Control Center, employees are out early and often preparing for, responding to, and ultimately cleaning up any time snow falls. As snow fell on Tuesday, Feb. [...]
Thursday, September 9, 2021 6:58:00 PM
The cloth seats customers once found – and sometimes avoided – on light rail vehicles are no more.
This summer, light rail technicians finished swapping out more than 13,000 cloth seat backs and bottoms with new, custom-designed plastic seats [...]