January 5, 2011
Agency is emphasizing innovation and the ability to change company culture in its next leader, and will interview three finalists next week. Since John Catoe’s resignation last April, the agency has not had a permanent general manager.
March 3, 2010
As Executive Director of New Jersey Transit from 2007 to 2010, Richard Sarles opened the River LINE light rail service in southern New Jersey, and oversaw the extension of both the Newark Light Rail and Hudson Bergen Light Rail services.
January 14, 2010
General Manager John Catoe is leaving the agency after three years. His last day will be April 2.
December 17, 2009
Catoe made a statement to the board of directors at the start of Metro's Customer Service, Operations and Safety Committee meeting on Thursday.
December 1, 2009
Operator of train 902 has been a Metro employee since May 2007 and a train operator since November 2008. He is currently on paid administrative leave.
November 12, 2009
The purpose of the hearing will be to gather additional factual information for the investigation.
August 19, 2009
To include disqualification for moving violations within last three years, driver’s license revocations or suspensions and any occurrence of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
August 6, 2009
Metro will use the grant to establish, equip and train five, four-person anti-terrorism teams whose activities focus on terrorism prevention.
July 10, 2009
Officials will spend the next few days finalizing the language for its policy and notifying employees that the “three strikes” disciplinary policy that had been in place is a thing of the past.
June 30, 2009
Contacted experts in the field of track signaling to conduct an independent review. Other actions include staff realignment; shifting the position of the 1000-series cars; and operating all trains manually.
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