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Transit Police welcome 13 new officers 

| Monday, November 14, 2016 11:22:00 AM
Thirteen new full-time officers joined the Metro Transit Police Department at a swearing-in ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 10. The recruits come from a variety of backgrounds, with a combined 50-plus years of law enforcement experience with the DEA, [...]
Bus Fares From the GM Light Rail

Fare toolbox grows with introduction of new mobile app 

| Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:52:00 AM
From General Manager Brian Lamb When people leave their homes, there are a few essential items they’re likely carrying with them, including identification, credit or bank cards and a mobile phone. Less likely [...]
Fares In the News

Wilken recognized with Distinguished Career Award 

| Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:11:00 PM
Revenue Operations Supervisor Bill Wilken has seen quite a few changes since he began his career cleaning buses more than 40 years ago. Many of them were of his own making, too. After transferring to Sales Operations in the early 1980s, Wilken [...]
Bus C Line Community

C Line plans being shaped by outreach 

| Friday, October 14, 2016 3:16:00 PM
Plans for the region’s second rapid bus line, the C Line, are being shaped by coordinated outreach and engagement efforts that invite residents to think about transit improvements as one of several community-building tools. For the last [...]
METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Ridership

Monday Night Football helps set new single-day light rail ridership record 

| Thursday, October 13, 2016 2:40:00 PM
A dose of Monday Night Football helped set a new single-day light rail ridership record on Monday, Oct. 3. There were a combined 122,529 rides on the METRO Green and Blue lines on that day, surpassing the previous single-day light-rail ridership [...]
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