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Posts in Category: COVID-19


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 [...]

Wherever you ride, whenever you ride, masks are a must 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, January 6, 2021 10:40:00 AM
Operator Terry Brown lives with and cares for his 72-year-old mom, whose lungs collapsed a few years ago and is especially susceptible to COVID-19. So when it comes time to work, he doesn’t think twice about covering his face. His plea to [...]

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 [...]
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