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Exclusive: METRO's Most Influential People of the Decade

Whether it’s providing billions for transportation initiatives to shaping legislation, or launching an innovative bus rapid transit project, the “Influential” leaders on this list have worked to make public transportation better.

Former transportation Rep. Jim Oberstar dies

The former chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, who represented northeastern Minnesota for 36 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, died on Saturday at age 79. He helped pass key federal legislation, including the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Massachusetts transit unveils $5.2M bus terminal

Includes an enclosed, climate-controlled passenger waiting area, five off-street bus bays to accommodate 14 bus routes that serve approximately 3,500 riders each day, a full-service ticket counter, public restrooms and space for a future coffee shop. The new center replaces a small mobile trailer that had been a temporary fix since 2006.

Neb.-based R.Y.D.E. opens new facility

Service is provided through the Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska, a non-profit organization that seeks to improve access to transportation, education, housing and medical care for people living in rural communities in south central Nebraska.