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Posts in Category: Equity


Evaluation underscores commitment to transit equity  

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, April 19, 2022 5:05:00 AM
Access to frequent and reliable transit provides people more freedom to meet their daily needs, or to get to work or school without needing access to a vehicle. So, Metro Transit has made a commitment to providing equitable access to [...]
Community Equity

MCUB program opening doors for underutilized businesses 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, November 5, 2020 2:25:00 PM
Clockwise from top left: KMS Airduct Cleaning owner Ken McCraley visits with Facilities Maintenance staff; Katherine Howard delivers packages of gloves to Metro Transit’s Overhaul Base on Monday, Nov. 2; staff from St. Paul-based 4RM+ULA; Stacia [...]
Bus Bus Maintenance Equity

Prospective technicians welcomed, challenged to show ‘grit’ 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, December 6, 2017 5:41:00 AM
Wearing an oil-stained florescent jacket, Ravie Sawh stood before a group of 50 job seekers and their supporters at Metro Transit's Overhaul Base last week. The group was assembled to hear what their futures could look like as the newest [...]
Equity Light Rail METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line

Technicians in training celebrate early milestone in career path 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, August 21, 2017 3:28:00 PM
Chapman Templer was working at a local bike shop, unsure when or if he’d ever get promoted or earn more money. After two years at Tires Plus, Chee Vang was struggling to pinpoint his long-term goals. Jordan “Monk” Nicholson was writing comic books [...]