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Posts in Category: COVID-19

Bus COVID-19

Transit has a role in supporting a healthier community 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:45:00 PM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra Throughout the pandemic, we've done our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 while getting people where they need to go. And today, we are doing our part to bring the pandemic to an end. Metro Transit [...]
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 [...]

Adjusting capacity limits while holding firm on COVID precautions 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, April 2, 2021 11:30:00 AM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra Throughout the pandemic, Metro Transit has relied on public health guidance to determine how to deliver service while protecting our riders and our employees. Under this guidance, we have asked customers [...]
COVID-19 Light Rail

Stronger filters will provide cleaner air on light rail vehicles 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, February 16, 2021 9:23:00 AM
Technicians Jeff Stanley, left, and Rich Cipala, right, designed custom frames for the enhanced air filters they are installing in light rail vehicles. ​ Air filters that can more efficiently capture virus-causing particles are being installed in [...]

In This Together: TCC Supervisor Maureen Perryman 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, January 13, 2021 8:50:00 AM
Across the organization, our work has been changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. These "In This Together" Q&As illustrate how we're adapting both on and off the clock. Read more interviews here. How has the pandemic changed your day-to-day [...]
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