Management & Operations

METRO honors '10 Great Transit Systems to Work For'

Posted on October 6, 2008

 [IMAGE]Awards-3-Full.jpg[/IMAGE] Transit agency officials from METRO Magazine's "10 Great Transit Systems to Work For" were recognized today during an awards ceremony held on the APTA EXPO floor.

Attendees included SunLine Transit Agency General Manager Mikel Oglesby, Riverside Transit Agency CEO Larry Rubio, Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority Executive Director Mark Donaghy and Greater Hartford Transit District Executive Director Vicki Shotland.

During the award presentation, staff members were given a special plaque recognizing their agency "for creating an environment that encourages a fully engaged and highly skilled workforce."

Attributes of the chosen agencies included: having an open-door policy among managers; a relaxed, family atmosphere; work-schedule flexibility; strong employee recognition practices; and an encouraging, supportive environment.

The full list of Great Transit Systems to Work For are as follows:

Alexandria Transit Company (DASH)- Alexandria, Va.

Capital Area Transportation Authority - Lansing, Mich.

Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District - Urbana, Ill.

Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority - Dayton, Ohio

GRTC Transit System - Richmond, Va.

Orange County Transportation Authority - Orange, Calif.

Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada - Las Vegas, Nev.

Riverside Transit Agency, Riverside, Calif.

SunLine Transit Agency - Thousand Palms, Calif.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

New Flyer to invest $28 million in Ky. facility

The Shepherdsville, Ky. facility will fabricate parts for the manufacture of New Flyer transit buses, MCI motorcoaches, and spare parts for NFI Parts.

MCI names San Francisco Bay Area leadership team

The team consists of Mike Albertolle, manager of business development and service; Matthew Hiibel, service manager; Roland Schauer, shop supervisor; and Roman Bystron, parts supervisor.

Minn. Metro Transit union workers threaten strike during Super Bowl

The union’s president noted that although the most recent agreement was overwhelmingly rejected, he is optimistic an agreement will be reached before the deadline.

COMTO launching new Washington State chapter

Local charter agency members and supporters of COMTO Washington State include Pierce Transit, the Seattle Department of Transportation, Washington State Department of Transportation, Community Transit, and the Port of Seattle.

New York drops 'ladies and gentlemen' for more inclusive announcements

Effective immediately, subway conductors and bus drivers have been instructed to use gender-neutral language when communicating, such as "passengers," "riders," and "everyone."

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close