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Light Rail METRO Green Line

SWLRT full funding shows dedication to transit’s future 

| Friday, September 18, 2020 9:40:00 AM
From General Manager Wes Kooistra In a year full of challenges for Metro Transit, we received great news on September 14. The Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension), a vital extension of our transit system, received its Full Funding Grant [...]
Bus Transit Police

Special MTPD team focuses on trouble areas to address customers’ concern 

| Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:27:00 PM
Since this summer, the Transit Response Unit (TRU) team has been using data to proactively address customers’ concerns like disorderly conduct, smoking, drinking, and other inappropriate behaviors. “We are combining technological resources a [...]
In This Together

In This Together: Manager of Route Planning Cyndi Harper 

| Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:34:00 AM
Across the organization, Metro Transit employees’ work has been changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. These "In This Together" Q&As illustrate how employees are adapting both on and off the clock. Read more interviews here. How has the [...]
In This Together

In this Together: Body Shop Supervisor Tony Parenteau 

Posted by John Komarek | Friday, September 11, 2020 11:37:00 AM
Across the organization, Metro Transit employees’ work has been changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. These "In This Together" Q&As illustrate how employees are adapting both on and off the clock. Read more interviews here. [...]
Community

Mother and daughter begin careers as mechanics together 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, September 8, 2020 4:51:00 PM
After seeking jobs with her four-year college degree, Kadejah Young decided it was time for a career change. "I knew I wanted to go back to school, but not for something I wouldn't use," Kadejah said. Through her mother's longtime [...]
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