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How We Roll

How We Roll: Brian Walsh 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10:11:00 PM
“How We Roll​” celebrates Metro Transit employees who commute and travel to many other destinations using transit or by biking, walking or carpooling. Brian Walsh, Train Operator, Blue Line How do you get to and from work? I live in [...]

“Become the woman you are proud of” 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, March 4, 2020 8:27:00 PM
Clockwise from top left: Rail Supervisor Carri Sampson-Spande, LRT Helper Aida Mohamed, and Jennifer Schultz, on assignment as a Rail Supervisor as part of a career development program, Train Operator Beth DeSalguero, Public Facilities Worker [...]
Bus Light Rail

Good Question: How are buses and trains cleaned? 

| Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:42:00 PM
With thousands of passengers boarding each day, keeping buses and trains clean is a constant task. In fact, Metro Transit has nearly 100 employees who devote all or part of their time to sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and otherwise tidying up [...]
Know Your Operator

Know Your Operator: Tamica Washington 

Posted by John Komarek | Friday, February 28, 2020 7:55:00 AM
In 1990, Tamica Washington became an operator by accident. While supporting a friend applying to become a bus operator by going to a hiring event, she was told that she couldn’t stay unless she was applying. So, on a whim, she filled out an [...]
Know Your Operator

Know your operator: Barkon Greaves 

Posted by John Komarek | Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:03:00 PM
On any given Sunday, Barkon Greaves drives a bus – not for Metro Transit, but for his church. “I pick up the old people who can’t get there,” Greaves said. “I try to help out as much as I can.” For someone who walked about 800 miles to [...]
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