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Director John Levin honored with Distinguished Service Award 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:12:00 PM
Director of Strategic Initiatives John Levin is the recipient of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Transportation Studies 2021 Richard P. Braun Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented annually to a transportation professional [...]
Where I'm From

Where I’m From: Nancy Xiong, Principle Administrative Specialist 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:31:00 AM
Metro Transit employees come from many cultures and backgrounds. To celebrate this diversity, employees who are proud to share their heritage and identity will be regularly featured on the Riders' Almanac blog. Tell us a little about your [...]
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Train operator Latina Laramee marks personal milestones this Mother’s Day  

Posted by Laura Baenen | Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:18:00 PM
For Mother’s Day, Train Operator Latina Laramee of Fridley can celebrate herself this year. A single mother, Laramee landed a bus operator job with Metro Transit in 2011. The change allowed her to have one job instead of three, while still [...]
Bus COVID-19

Transit has a role in supporting a healthier community 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:45:00 PM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra Throughout the pandemic, we've done our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 while getting people where they need to go. And today, we are doing our part to bring the pandemic to an end. Metro Transit [...]
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Group recognizes staff for their leadership, efforts to support women in transportation 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:28:00 PM
Three Metro Transit staffers were recognized this week by a group that seeks to expand access for women working in transportation. At a virtual awards program on Thursday, April 29, WTS Minnesota honored: Amina Wolf, Transportation [...]
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