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COVID-19

Expanded bus, light rail service coming in September 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, August 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM
Upcoming schedule changes will provide riders more options and space when traveling on buses and trains. The changes taking effect on Saturday, Sept. 12, will mean that many local bus routes, the METRO A Line and the METRO C Line will have [...]
Community COVID-19

Conversation is key to creating a shared vision 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:32:00 AM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra We know our decisions affect more than just the way you get around. Access to transit can determine where you’re able to live and work, and how much time it takes to get to and from the places you need to go. [...]
Bus COVID-19

Temporary shields being introduced to help protect operators 

| Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:47:00 PM
Body Shop technicians have been asked to come up with creative solutions more than once since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Their latest invention: Temporary shields, fashioned largely from recycled bus parts, that will help safeguard operators [...]
COVID-19 Transit Police

MTPD Lieutenant brings medical background to pandemic fight 

Posted by Laura Baenen | Friday, July 10, 2020 6:17:00 PM
Growing up, Lt. Mario Ruberto dreamed of becoming a paramedic like those he saw on “Emergency,” a 1970s semi-documentary TV series about Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics. Ruberto began living the dream when he became a Mayo Clinic cardiac [...]
COVID-19 In This Together

In This Together: Linnae Nelson-Seys, Workforce Development 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, June 26, 2020 2:48:00 PM
​ Across the organization, Metro Transit employees’ work has been changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. These "In These Together" Q&As illustrate how employees are adapting both on and off the clock. Read more interviews here. Linnae [...]
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