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Rail supervisors, operator recognized for problem-solving, quick thinking 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, January 31, 2023 5:08:00 AM
On Dec. 24, 2022, sub-zero temperatures wreaked havoc on light rail operations, freezing equipment and preventing trains from pulling out of the Hiawatha Operations & Maintenance Facility. At the same time, several light rail vehicles became [...]
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Bus Transportation employees, CSOs recognized with Awarding Accomplishment honors 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, November 30, 2022 5:34:00 AM
Three Community Service Officers and three employees from Bus Transportation were honored this week as part of the Awarding Accomplishment recognition program. The awards were presented at the Transportation Committee meeting on Monday. From [...]
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Awarding Accomplishment: Tenille Warren, Lt. Jason Lindner 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, July 27, 2022 12:52:00 PM
Two Metro Transit employees were recognized this week by the Met Council's Transportation Committee as part of the Awarding Accomplishment Program. • Tenille Warren, Senior Commuter Programs Specialist, was recognized for her role in [...]
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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 [...]
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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, [...]
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