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Metro wins two FTA grants

Good news today for Metro: the agency has been awarded two grants from the Federal Transit Administration: •$25 million for the purchase of new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses. Attentive readers will recall that Metro earlier this year retired its last diesel bus, with the vast majority of Metro buses [continue reading]

Welcome to Metro Minutes

New to The Source is a feature called Metro Minutes, an audio recording that you can click on and hear Metro’s Chief Executive Officer Art Leahy talk about transportation related news and information. In this first edition of  Metro Minutes, Art Leahy reflects on the past year at the agency and [continue reading]

Reader email

One of our New Year’s Resolutions for the Source is to publish reader email on a more frequent basis — ideally we would like to get enough interesting comments to publish them once each week. Send comments to thesource@metro.net. Here is this week’s edition: Riders and transit advocates have been [continue reading]