The Twin Cities' biggest transit agency says it's working on new ways to fill its employee ranks as a tight labor market makes it difficult to fill job vacancies.
Aaron Koski, who heads Metro Transit's workforce development department, said the agency typically needs to hire about 300 transit operators a year.
Koski said Metro Transit is sending transit operators out on work time to visit community, religious and other gatherings to talk about their work and promote working for Metro Transit.
The agency is also offering nonprofit groups ad space on buses in return for training and preparing would-be transit operators, and even helping them apply.
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