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65 years after Rosa Parks arrest, operator reads and reflects 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, December 1, 2020 9:02:00 AM
Born in Minneapolis, Margaret Stephens was just over a month old when Rosa Parks was arrested in Montgomery, Ala., for refusing to give up her seat on the bus. Thirty-five years later, she started driving a bus herself. On the 65th anniversary of [...]
In This Together

In This Together: Rail Supervisor Kristen Fritz 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:37:00 AM
Across the organization, our work has been changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. These "In This Together" Q&As illustrate how we're adapting both on and off the clock. Read more interviews here. How has the pandemic affected your day-to-day [...]
Community Light Rail

Pandemic prompts rail supervisor to put 3-D printer to good use   

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:27:00 AM
 Senior Rail Supervisor Jonathon Hendrickson has always been compelled to help.    This year, he found the opportunity to do so by finding new uses for a 60-watt laser cutter he’s largely used to create gifts, and a 3-D printer he purchased [...]
In This Together Transit Police

In This Together: Police Officer Brett Schuck 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, November 9, 2020 8:34:00 PM
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 pandemic [...]

Crises required us to listen, learn from our community 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Sunday, November 8, 2020 9:51:00 PM
From Robin Caufman, Director of Administration​ In August, we paused work on many of our projects so we could take the time to hear how you've been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the civil unrest that followed the killing of George Floyd [...]
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