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Group recognizes staff for their leadership, efforts to support women in transportation 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:28:00 PM
Three Metro Transit staffers were recognized this week by a group that seeks to expand access for women working in transportation. At a virtual awards program on Thursday, April 29, WTS Minnesota honored: Amina Wolf, Transportation [...]
Bus COVID-19

Buses as mobile vaccine units 

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, April 21, 2021 12:53:00 PM
Following a trial run to solidify the design, the first two of six Metro Transit buses are out in the community serving as mobile vaccine units. These buses may operate statewide out of regional hubs to provide vaccine access for hard to [...]
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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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