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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 [...]
Where I'm From

Where I'm From: Police Officer Hela Maurer 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, October 30, 2023 1:20:00 PM
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. Read more stories here. Please [...]
Know Your Operator

Know Your Operator: Beth de Salguero 

| Monday, October 30, 2023 11:52:00 AM
Beth de Salguero thought she'd become an airline pilot, and even earned a degree in air traffic control. For the past decade, though, she's found herself at the helm of trains instead of planes. The change in career paths was inspired by [...]

Monthly ridership passes 4M, highest since early-2020 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, October 30, 2023 8:20:00 AM
More than 4.1 million rides were provided in September, the highest monthly ridership total since early 2020. Average weekday ridership was 133,995. Ridership is up more than 15% compared to the same time last year, with more than 33.1 [...]
From GM Lesley Kandaras

Co-creating a bold new vision for Metro Transit  

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, October 5, 2023 12:59:00 PM
From General Manager Lesley Kandaras One of the most common questions I’ve received since becoming general manager is: What is Metro Transit’s vision for transit in our region? This is a question we all have a part in answering. Over [...]
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