In-House Printing

Metro has in-house production capabilities that include a print shop, copy center and sign shop, each of which help the agency maximize cost-effectiveness and maintain project control. Familiarize yourself with turnaround times so you can work them into your overall timeline. Collective bargaining agreements currently in place dictate that printing is completed internally by Metro.

Print Shop

Metro’s Print Shop is an in-house, full-service shop with robust resources that serve the entire agency. We specialize in digital, offset and large-format printing.

Note that turnaround times shown are approximate; actual production time may vary based on factors like quantity, size, page count and other finishing specifications.

Digital Printing

Small print runs (quantity < 5,000)
Digital Printing guidelines; 5 working days to produce

Offset Printing

Large print runs (quantity > 5,000)
Digital Printing guidelines; 10 working days to produce

Large-Format Printing

Posters, vinyl banners and decals
Digital Printing guidelines; 4-6 working days to produce
Illustration of Doucment Copies

Copy Center

Our Copy Center provides in-house photocopying, color copying and bindery services. Expect 24-hour turnaround for most routine, high-volume duplicating requests.
Illustration of sign

Sign Shop

Our Sign Shop fabricates metal signs for Metro’s stops, stations and properties. It also produces decals for Metro vehicles and other needs.