News Center

Welcome to METRO Transit's News Center, where you can learn about the latest news and events at METRO Transit. See the latest News Releases covering a variety of topics from route updates and schedule changes, to special events and upcoming programs.

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Recent News

  • New Administrator & Director Appointed

    Jason Ferbrache selected Public Transportation and Parking Director OKLAHOMA CITY ??City Manager Jim Couch has named Jason Ferbrache (pronounced Fair-brush) administrator of the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority (COTPA) and Director of the City of Oklahoma City?셲 Public Transportation and Parking Department. Ferbrache replaces Rick Cain who retired last week. Ferbrache began his career with the City in 2005 as a Budget Analyst.

  • Rick Cain Announces Retirement

    Rick Cain Announces Retirement OKLAHOMA CITY ??Rick Cain, Administrator of the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority (COTPA) and Director of the City of Oklahoma City?셲 Public Transportation and Parking department has announced that he will retire effective February 20, 2014. Cain, 66, has been the administrator/director since December, 2004. During his tenure, Cain revitalized COTPA?셲 unprofitable downtown public parking system, produced Central Oklahoma?셲 first Fixed Guideway P...

  • METRO Transit to Host Public Meetings on Proposed Route & Fare Changes

    Higher Frequency Focus of Proposed New Bus System OKLAHOMA CITY ??Citizens will experience less wait-time for weekday bus service if proposed service changes are adopted. METRO Transit is proposing a restructured route network and will be hosting a series of public meetings throughout the city October 3-11 to collect public comment on the proposed improvements. The changes are based in part on a study by Nelson Nygaard, a firm hired by the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority (C...

  • Community Meeting Set Tuesday, May 21

    METRO Transit Seeks Public Input on System Improvement Proposals OKLAHOMA CITY ??A transit consultant was recently hired to make recommendations for improving the bus system in Oklahoma City. On May 21, the public will have an opportunity to hear the initial findings and provide input. Nelson\Nygaard was hired to review, evaluate and make recommendations to improve the operating efficiency of the current public transit system given the current funding.

  • METRO Transit Offers Free Bus Rides for Ozone Alert Season Starting May 17

    Central Oklahoma Enters Ozone Alert Season After a Record Breaking 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY ??Last year, a record number of 19 ozone alert days were declared in central Oklahoma. Hot temperatures, calm winds and sunshine with no cloud cover are the ingredients for an ozone alert day. As Oklahoma enters ozone alert season, citizens are asked to do their part to keep pollution down.

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