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METRO RTA, Federal and Local Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking Ceremony for Federally Funded Maintenance and Operations Facility in Akron 

Posted by Tuesday, November 21, 2023 10:22:00 AM Categories: METRO News National News
METRO RTA was joined by Senator Sherrod Brown, Congresswoman Emilia Sykes, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro, City of Akron Mayor Daniel Horrigan, American Public Transportation Association (APTA) President & CEO Paul Skoutelas, and METRO... Read The Full News Item »

Rider Alert-Masks No Longer Required 

Rider Alert
Posted by Molly Becker Tuesday, April 19, 2022 8:34:00 AM Categories: Events METRO News National News Transit Center
Effective Immediately: METRO is no longer requiring facial coverings/masks on buses or in transit hubs. We encourage anyone who is not fully vaccinated, feeling ill, or who is immunocompromised to use caution and consider facial coverings for... Read The Full News Item »

METRO Receives National Recognition for Safety and Security 

Posted by Monday, April 11, 2022 9:21:00 AM Categories: METRO News National News
METRO was declared the Gold Winner in both Bus Safety Excellence and Bus Security Excellence by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). These prestigious awards recognize transit providers as models of excellence in the industry for... Read The Full News Item »

Ride Free on Election Day & Veterans Day! 

Posted by Wednesday, October 20, 2021 1:31:00 PM Categories: METRO News National News Schedule Updates
METRO will offer free fares on all services on Election Day, Tuesday, November 2, and Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11. “Access to transportation should not be a barrier to voting,” said METRO CEO Dawn Distler. “We also thank... Read The Full News Item »
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