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Bus Bus Rapid Transit

East Metro Gold Line bus rapid transit project advances 

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:58:00 PM
Following an important approval from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the METRO Gold Line is now cleared to enter the engineering phase of a federal program that could pay for 45% of the project’s cost. The approval allows the engineering [...]
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Responsibly evolving towards electric buses 

| Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:59:00 PM
With each responsible step forward, Metro Transit continues to learn more about electric buses while maintaining reliable daily operations across the region. “We’re proud to be earlier adopters of electric bus technology with our C Line 60’ [...]
Bus Know Your Operator

Know your Operator: Sophia Ali 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Years of service: 7 Lives: Burnsville Garage: Nicollet Family: Husband and three kids After 10 years of waiting in a refugee camp, Sophia Ali finally arrived in the United States in 2001. “It wasn’t a welcoming time for Muslims [...]
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Latest group of certified bus operators celebrated 

Posted by John Komarek | Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:53:00 AM
Over the last week, 30 individuals were recognized for completing the Bus Operator Apprenticeship Program and becoming certified bus operators during socially distanced graduation ceremonies at the Metro Transit Police & Office [...]
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Operator springs to action after encountering a scary scene 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:50:00 AM
South Garage Operator Tony Fitzgerald, right, had just left the Cedar Grove Transit Station when he saw a vehicle in front of his Red Line bus begin to spin, crash into a snowbank and send a puff of snow into the air. As he got closer, he [...]
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