METRO CONNECTS Long-Range Plan

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Metro Connects

Fleet, Infrastructure, and Workforce

in a more regional and collaborative manner. The region’s transit agencies could become better aligned by sharing more data and analysis. Metro will not fully understand riders’ needs and travel patterns without knowing where and how they transfer. Metro will need agreements with the ORCA partners to obtain regional data and conduct integrated service planning.

What will it take? 

Invest in operations and system preservation. Build base capacity for up to 450 new vehicles, along with a new vanpool distribution base, Access fleet base, and other support facilities. Prepare existing bases and building new facilities to support electric vehicles. Expand safety and security infrastructure to keep customers and employees safe in an equitable way. Continue to lead in the testing, development, and procurement of information technology assets that are vitally important to providing excellent customer service over the long term.

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