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Super Bowl Security efforts gain national acclaim 

| Tuesday, June 12, 2018 2:20:00 PM
Efforts to safely transport thousands of Super Bowl fans were recognized last week by the American Public Transportation Association. APTA presented Metro Transit with a Gold Award for Rail Security on Sunday during an awards ceremony in Denver, [...]
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Bus operator training efforts receive national recognition 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, May 11, 2018 9:57:00 AM
Metro Transit’s efforts to improve safety through repeated and enhanced operator training have earned national accolades. The American Public Transportation Association awarded Metro Transit with a Certificate of Merit at its Bus Safety & [...]
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Commuter Choice Awards recognize promoters of sustainable transportation 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, May 2, 2018 1:40:00 PM
When Thrivent Financial began considering building a new corporate center in downtown Minneapolis, the company had to find ways of helping employees who relied on parking lots that would be lost during construction. Part of their answer: Promote [...]
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TransitMaster upgrade improves the customer experience 

Posted by Marisa Helms | Thursday, November 9, 2017 3:15:00 PM
Most customers are unaware of all the behind-the-scenes technology that goes into catching a bus. In fact, at the core of every rider experience, and the decisions we make to improve operational efficiency, is a computer system called [...]
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Metro Transit operator, mobile fare app, win awards from MPTA 

Posted by Marisa Helms | Tuesday, October 17, 2017 9:42:00 AM
Recently-retired Operator Renee Stafford was celebrated as the state’s Bus Operator of the Year by the Minnesota Public Transit Association this week. The MPTA also recognized Metro Transit with a Management Innovation award for its new [...]
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