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On/Off the Clock with Tensaie Umeta  

Posted by John Komarek | Monday, November 19, 2018 2:58:00 PM
Name: Tensaie Umeta (ten-ah-say oom-et-ah) Lives: Roseville Job: Senior Account Specialist Years of service: 10 How did you come to work at Metro Transit and what do you do? I started as a bus operator in 2008, which helped me [...]
How We Roll

How We Roll: Steve Baisden 

Posted by John Komarek | Sunday, November 18, 2018 1:15:00 PM
Many Metro Transit employees are committed to sustainable transportation, riding the bus or train, biking or walking to work and other destinations across the region. These “How We Roll” profiles illustrate how much we have in common with our [...]
Shelters

New guards designed to help keep the heat on 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, November 16, 2018 5:00:00 PM
When cold weather arrives, customers a grateful for any warmth they can find. But on-demand shelter heaters are frequently vandalized, taking them out of service until they can be repaired. A new metal guard beginning to appear at some busy [...]
METRO Green Line Ridership

Green Line continues to see record-breaking ridership 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, November 16, 2018 12:51:00 PM
The Green Line had its busiest month ever in October, keeping the light rail line on pace to set another annual ridership record. More than 1.4 million rides were taken last month, topping the previous high, set in September, by more than 127,000 [...]
Know Your Operator

Know Your Operator: Duane Moore 

Posted by John Komarek | Saturday, November 10, 2018 1:51:00 PM
Twenty-eight years ago, Duane Moore decided he wanted to upgrade his career. As a young man working at a local grocery store, he had had enough of working long hours on his feet all day. He came across an advertisement for drivers at Metro [...]
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