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Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority


The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) was created by an interstate compact in 1967 to plan, develop, build, finance, and operate a balanced regional transportation system in the national capital area. The Authority began building its rail system in 1969, acquired four regional bus systems in 1973, and began operating the first phase of Metrorail in 1976. Today, Metrorail serves 86 stations and has 106 miles of track. Metrobus serves the nation's capital 24 hours a day, seven days a week with 1,500 buses. Metrorail and Metrobus serve a population of 3.4 million within a 1,500-square mile jurisdiction. Metro began its paratransit service, MetroAccess, in 1994; it provides about 1.5 million trips per year.


If you're looking to build a great career, you've come to the right place. We offer employment opportunities that provide the challenge and growth you're seeking. It takes a wide variety of talented professionals to successfully operate the transit system that serves the nation's capital. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) seeks the most knowledgeable, creative, and customer-oriented individuals to strengthen our workforce and enhance our mission to provide dedicated and reliable transportation service to our community.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 600 5th Street, NW Washington, DC 20001