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Spring Service Change
 
Effective March 5, there will be minor time changes to the Rt. 16 Mt. Healthy and Metro*Plus. Updated schedules will be available soon.
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Congrats, Vincent!
  
Congratulations and job well done to Operator Vincent B. who has achieved 10 consecutive years of perfect attendance! 
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Pay Your Fare With Your Phone!
  
Metro's Cincy EZRide app lets you pay your fare with your phone anytime, anywhere! It's free to download. Get started here!  
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Make your fare go twice as far!


Did you know that your Metro 30-Day rolling pass, day pass, transfer and Fare Deal cards with a sticker allows you to ride absolutely FREE on the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar? Hop on board today!
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Ride Metro & Save

Riding Metro really adds up fast! According to the American Public Transportation Association a two-person household can save up to $10,174 per year, on average, by downsizing to one car and using public transit.

Use the trip savings calculator to find out how much you could save.
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Have a cup of coffee and chat with Metro's CEO
 
There's nothing like a good conversation over a cup of coffee.

Metro's CEO & GM Dwight A. Ferrell invites you to join him for a cup of coffee to discuss your experiences, opinions and questions about Metro services at Greater Cincinnati coffee shops.

These chats are informal opportunities to talk with Dwight and ask questions about Metro and its future, as we work to get feedback from the community about their public transit needs. 

Upcoming coffee chats include:
  • Coffee Emporium (110 E Central Pkwy): Feb. 22, 8 - 9 a.m.
  • Bluebird Bakery (29 Village Sq, Glendale): Feb. 23, 8 - 9a.m.
  • Saxby's (9321 Montgomery Rd): March 1, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
  • Lookout Joes (3181 Linwood Ave.): March 7, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
  • College Hill Coffee Co. (6128 Hamilton Ave.): March 16, 11 a.m.- Noon
Can't make a coffee chat? Email your questions to Dwight directly at TellDwight@go-metro.com or email the Metro team at ReinventingMetro@go-metro.com.
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#ReinventingMetro

Learn more about Metro's efforts to reinvent public transportation in Greater Cincinnati to better serve the community,  the current state of Metro, upcoming meeting dates and more by visiting the Reinventing Metro web page.
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Metro's 2017 SORTA Board Leadership
 
Congratulations to Jason Dunn and Ken Reed who were re-elected to serve as Chair and Vice Chair of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) board, which oversees Metro bus and Access service.

(Left to right): Vice Chair Ken Reed & Chair Jason Dunn
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Metro + Uber partner to guarantee you a ride home!

Metro 30-Day rolling pass holders, who are registered in Metro's Guaranteed Ride Home program, will be able to use Uber to get home for FREE

N ow through March 8, when you have to unexpectedly work late and miss your bus or need to leave work or school early due to an emergency, you can request an Uber and enjoy a free ride. For more details or to register, visit Metro's Guaranteed Ride Home program page. 
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Take Your Career on the Road

Join the team that keeps the city moving! Metro is hiring bus operators. Take your new career on a test drive by attending one of Metro's upcoming Bus Operator Career Days on Saturday, Feb. 18 and March 18.

Applicants can shadow an operator to see what a day is like out on the road, take the career assessment and learn about Metro's great benefits and perks. It's a rewarding career that will take you places! Interested in learning more? Click here to register.
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