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Efforts to improve conditions on transit showing promising results  

| Monday, April 29, 2024 12:24:00 PM
Metro Transit’s ridership continues to grow as efforts to improve conditions and expand the official presence on transit advance. Through the end of March, more than 11.56 million rides had been taken across the agency’s bus, light rail, and [...]
From GM Lesley Kandaras Light Rail METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Safety and Security Action Plan Transit Police

Listening, learning strengthens resolve to improve public safety on transit  

Posted by nmuehlhausen | Thursday, January 18, 2024 3:11:00 PM
Thank you to everyone who turned out last week to share valuable feedback with leaders who spent time riding light rail and at stations. Reflecting on her experience, General Manager Lesley Kandaras said she appreciated hearing how much riders [...]
Safety and Security Action Plan Transit Police

Revised Code of Conduct, expanded presence will improve rider experience 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, December 11, 2023 10:02:00 PM
After extensive outreach, the Metropolitan Council has adopted an updated Code of Conduct that outlines expected behaviors on transit and will be prominently displayed on vehicles and at stations. The Code of Conduct will be posted by [...]
Safety and Security Action Plan

Community partners tapped to address challenges that show up on transit 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, November 9, 2023 8:34:00 AM
As part of the communities we serve, transit is a window into some of the challenges facing our region. To help address issues like unsheltered homelessness and substance use disorders that can show up on transit, 10 community-based [...]
Safety and Security Action Plan

Concerted efforts providing promising results on public safety  

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, November 2, 2023 8:24:00 AM
From General Manager Lesley Kandaras and Police Chief Ernest Morales III We’ve made a concerted effort to ensure people feel safe and comfortable using transit. And we are seeing signs of progress. Ridership is steadily growing and we’re [...]
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