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Metro Seeks Comments on Optimization Of Four Routes
Jan. 23, 2018: Changes projected to reduce costs by nearly $430,000. Four public meetings to be held in February to receive comments. More

S.O.R.T.A. Board Names 2018 Leadership
Jan. 15, 2018: Kreg Keesee elected SORTA Chair; Maurice Brown as Vice Chair More

A Letter From S.O.R.T.A. Board Chair Jason Dunn
Dec. 18, 2017: The following letter was sent from Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority Board Chair Jason Dunn to the SORTA Board and Metro staff concerning his resignation from the board, effective Jan. 16, 2018. More

S.O.R.T.A. Recognized for Financial Reporting Practices
Dec. 13, 2017: 26 consecutive years of financial reporting excellence. More

Reinventing Metro Plan: More Access to Jobs
Dec. 11, 2017: More frequent transit service to employment in Hamilton County. Also expanded Access service for people with disabilities proposed. More

S.O.R.T.A. To Hold Public Meeting to Receive Comments on Proposed 2018 Fare Increases For Metro, Access
Nov. 15, 2017: Meeting to be held on Thursday, Dec. 7, 3-7 p.m. at the Duke Energy Convention Center. More

2018 Budget Balanced, But Options Running Out for S.O.R.T.A.
Nov. 14, 2017: 2018 budget includes service restructuring, cost cutting, a proposal for first fare increase since 2009. Funding model is broken; deficits projected beginning 2019. More

Route Restructuring Will Take Place in December
Oct. 16, 2017: Changes projected to boost ridership, reduce costs by more than $500,000. Public meeting on Aug. 23, 4-8 p.m., to receive comments. More

Metro Breaks Ground on New Oakley Transit Center
Sept. 21, 2017: $1.2M project to offer improved east and west connections, access to jobs. More

Metro Seeks Comments on Restructuring of Three Routes
July 17, 2017: Changes projected to boost ridership, reduce costs by more than $500,000. Public meeting on Aug. 23, 4-8 p.m., to receive comments. More

Metro Launches New Cincy EZAlerts
July 11, 2017: New feature provides riders with service alerts for their route. More

SORTA Board Sets Stage To Expand and Improve Bus System in 2018
June 19, 2017: Seeks to change from city-based earnings tax to countywide sales tax for expanded Metro bus service. More

SORTA Board to Consider Levy Decision at Special Evening Meeting
June 12, 2017: There will be a special evening SORTA board meeting on Tuesday, June 20 at 6 p.m. More

Metro to Display Preview of 30-Ft Passport HD Bus
May 22, 2017: On Thursday, May 25, view an example of a small bus that Metro may purchase to improve efficiency and productivity. More

Metro to Host "Women on the Move" Forum to Engage Women
May 21, 2017: Metro will host “Women on the Move: A Transit Forum” on Thursday, June 15 to engage in discussions with women in the community about the public transportation issues that are important to them and the people in their lives. More

Metro to Hold Community Outreach Sessions to Discuss Future of System
Apr. 26, 2017: Metro is holding ten community outreach sessions throughout Hamilton County to get public feedback on its proposed service improvement plans for the region’s bus system. More

S.O.R.T.A. Board Holds Evening Meeting to Discuss Plans 
Apr. 20, 2017: To be even more accessible to the public, the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority will hold a special evening board meeting on Tuesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Community Action Agency (1740 Langdon Farm Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45237) and is open to the public. More

$3 Million Budget Deficit Projected For 2018
Mar. 20, 2017: SORTA to ask City to use Transit Fund reserve funds and in process of joining Ohio Checkbook online. More

Metro CEO to Host Coffee Chats
Feb. 6, 2017: Community invited to talk transit at area coffee shops with Metro CEO Dwight A. Ferrell. More

Metro Awards Contract to Build New Oakley Transit Center
Jan. 17, 2017: Project to offer riders improved connections, convenience and amenities. More

Report Shows Service Options to Reinvent Metro
Jan. 16, 2017: The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority board received a report from consultant AECOM, illustrating options if additional funding were available for service in Hamilton County. Three options were presented for a 10-year period, assuming Hamilton County sales tax funding of ½-cent, ¾-cent and 1-cent. More

Metro CEO Dwight Ferrell Gets Onboard To Find Out What Customers Really Want
Dec. 7, 2016: Want to know what your customers want? Ask them. That’s just what Metro CEO Dwight A. Ferrell is doing by getting onboard to talk face-to-face with customers in hopes of finding out how to improve their experience riding Metro. More

Metro to Roll Out New Commuter-Style Buses
Nov. 30, 2016: New buses will be equipped with customer focused amenities such as charging ports and reclining seats. More

Metro Takes Annual Meeting On The Road
Nov. 29, 2016: This State of Metro outreach is being implemented instead of a traditional annual meeting, resulting in a broader group of community members learning about the organization’s state of affairs. More

2017 Budget: Tough Year For S.O.R.T.A.
Nov. 14, 2016: Budget balanced next year with one-time fixes; deficit looms for 2018. Outreach begins as SORTA considers plans for the future. More