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Long-serving planners, operator recognized for their service 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, October 10, 2019 2:23:00 PM
Four long-serving Metro Transit employees were recognized for their contributions by the Minnesota Public Transit Association (MPTA) this week. The recognition came at MPTA's annual awards banquet, held Wednesday in St. Paul. Operator Theresa [...]
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Commuter Choice Awards celebrate sustainable transportation leaders 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:53:00 PM
A bakery that boasts of being St. Paul’s only carbon-free carb delivery and a YMCA that rewards members for working out on the way to their workouts were recognized as area mobility leaders this week. Metro Transit and Transportation Management [...]
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Sarah Gibson claims Rail Rodeo crown with calm demeanor 

Posted by Laura Baenen | Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:42:00 PM
Train Operator Sarah Gibson’s laid-back approach won her Metro Transit’s Rail Rodeo crown last Saturday. “I really didn’t do much to prepare. This is what I’ve been doing for five years now so operating a train is almost second nature, and [...]
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Maple Grove Transit named state’s System of the Year 

Posted by John Komarek | Monday, October 22, 2018 12:27:00 PM
Maple Grove Transit was recognized this week as a leader among Minnesota transit agencies. The Minnesota Public Transit Association announced Maple Grove Transit as its “System of the Year” during its annual conference on Monday. The award [...]
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Light rail leader named top transit professional 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, September 14, 2018 10:58:00 AM
A leader in Metro Transit’s efforts to expand light rail in the Twin Cities has been recognized as one of the transit industry’s top young professionals. Joan Hollick, who is serving as the interim director of Metro Transit’s New Starts program, [...]
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