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Posts in Category: Awarding Accomplishment

Awarding Accomplishment Know Your Operator

Know Your Operator: JoAnn Peterson 

Posted by John Komarek | Monday, April 25, 2022 2:02:00 PM
A simple internet search began JoAnn Peterson’s career at Metro Transit. “I searched for ‘companies with best benefits,’ and Metro Transit was one of the top companies,” Peterson said. “I found out it has stellar benefits.” After eight [...]
Awarding Accomplishment

Two Blue Line operators honored for actions that averted crash, fire  

| Wednesday, March 30, 2022 4:01:00 PM
Awareness and quick actions by two train operators this winter prevented a possible fire on one train and a collision between another train and a non-Metro Transit bus. Those efforts were celebrated this week when William Vacura, above left, [...]
Awarding Accomplishment

Dispatchers recognized for pandemic perseverance 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Sunday, February 27, 2022 4:05:00 PM
Terry Dolney has spent the past 25 years as a dispatcher. But nothing, he said, could have prepared him for what he and his peers have experienced since the pandemic began two years ago. At points, up to 100 of the operators Dolney works [...]