October 19, 2010
The metros will be developed and manufactured in Alstom's Brazilian plant in Lapa, where the company employs 850 people. Delivery will take place by mid-2012.
August 24, 2010
Metro Area Transit, which will now go by "Metro," purchased 24 new buses and debuted its redesigned website -- www.ometro.com.
May 8, 2009
Grand Champion award recognizes the bus operator and maintenance team that has the highest combined score.
April 1, 2009
For the first time, more than 16,000 riders who board buses daily on the 16th Street Line in Northwest Washington have the option to ride a new limited-stop service.
February 27, 2009
Riders will be able to call home from any cell phone, access the Internet from any Web-enabled cell phone and, eventually, have Wi-Fi access in the rail system.
February 18, 2009
Transit Access Pass is the new electronic fare payment system that will eventually unify all of Los Angeles County’s transit operators through a single, reusable payment card.
September 24, 2008
MetroLINK, rebranded as Metro, is rolling out major changes, including a new slogan, logo, bus stop signs, graphics for the buses,and an Internet microsite.
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