Help us build a bold transit vision for 2024 and beyond.

Join us online or in person

  • Thursday, Nov. 2,6–7:30 p.m., Virtual (visit for link)
  • Tuesday, Nov. 14, 9–10:30 a.m., Union Depot, Veteran’s Gallery Room
  • Thursday, Nov. 16, 6–7:30 p.m., Minneapolis Central Library, Pohlad Hall

Events will feature an update from Metro Transit, a facilitated activity to get your feedback, and engaging conversation with transit leaders, including General Manager Lesley Kandaras.


Know Your Operator: Marva Wagner

Marva Wagner felt stuck in her career until she found Metro Transit. “I worked my way up to assistant manager of an eye care store,” Wagner said. “But after multiple times of being blocked from working into a general manager position, I knew I wasn’t valued.”  So, while still working, she sought out other career…

Know Your Operator: Tamica Washington

In 1990, Tamica Washington became an operator by accident. While supporting a friend applying to become a bus operator by going to a hiring event, she was told that she couldn’t stay unless she was applying. So, on a whim, she filled out an application. To her surprise, she was offered a position. “I didn’t…

Know your operator: Maria Flores

As a single mother of two, Maria Flores needed a stable career with good pay and benefits – and one that was a little less stressful than working in a homeless shelter. “I like helping people,” Flores said. “But working with the homeless is tough.” So, 24 years ago, she came to Metro Transit. Beyond…