Video Topic: A Day on the Job

  • Metro Transit – Minneapolis

    In this brief video, three women operators emphasize benefits, community service, and the opportunity to have a career, not just a job.

  • Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)

    In this brief video, an operator and union instructor notes what he enjoys most about the job, training new operators and dealing with the public.

  • Tri-County Metro Transportation District of Oregon – Portland

    Video follows a driver through segments of his early shift.  In the narrative, he reflects on why he likes the split shift, what led him to the work, and what he enjoys about his career, focusing on helping people.

  • MARTA – Atlanta, GA

    In this short video of the “MARTA Hero” series, a bus operator talks about his relationship with his passengers and the satisfaction of delivering good customer service to the community.

  • MARTA – Atlanta, GA

    In this installment of the “MARTA Hero” series, bus operators and technicians communicate what they appreciate about their careers, what they do, and their impact on the community.

  • San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency 

    A diverse group of three bus operators narrate the responsibilities, rewards, and challenges of being a bus operator.  Highlighted points include ensuring the safety and security of passengers, understanding the magnitude of the opportunity to serve your community, being part of a green industry, working diverse schedules and holidays, and the value of competitive pay,…

  • Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority – Boston

    A narrator shares the salary and long-term benefits of being a bus operator, A narrator shares the salary and long-term benefits of being a bus operator, including competitive pay, solid benefits, and college tuition support. An operator then explains her favorite aspects of the job, including helping the community and being part of a family…

  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority – New York City

    Description Bus operator reviews his daily routine, what it’s like to drive a bus, and his carrying on a family driver tradition.  He and the Associate General Manager describe the challenges and rewards of driving a bus in New York City.