Bi-State Development Agency/Metro Employees Ratify New Labor Contracts

MetroBus and MetroLink operators, mechanics, clerical and maintenance workers have ratified new labor contracts. Metro workers are represented by the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 788. The Bi-State Development Agency’s ...

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MetroLink Work Scheduled September 29 Through October 5

Rail maintenance work on the MetroLink system may result in short delays for some passengers next week. To accommodate the crews, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the ...

Missouri Lottery Celebrates City’s 250th Birthday With ‘WINSday’ Ticket Giveway

The month of October will kick off on a fun note Wednesday, with some lucky MetroBus customers receiving a special “WINSday” surprise on their public transit trips. Metro, STL250 and ...

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Bi-State Development Agency/Metro Employees Ratify New Labor Contracts

MetroBus and MetroLink operators, mechanics, clerical and maintenance workers have ratified new labor contracts. Metro workers are represented by the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 788. The Bi-State Development Agency’s Board of Commissioners voted in favor of the same agreements on Sept. 19. “We are pleased we have new contracts in place with our employees,” […]

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MetroLink Work Scheduled September 29 Through October 5

Rail maintenance work on the MetroLink system may result in short delays for some passengers next week. To accommodate the crews, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Central West End Station starting at 8 p.m. through the end of service Monday through Thursday (Sept. 29-Oct. 2). During those times, Blue Line trains […]

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Missouri Lottery Celebrates City’s 250th Birthday With ‘WINSday’ Ticket Giveway

The month of October will kick off on a fun note Wednesday, with some lucky MetroBus customers receiving a special “WINSday” surprise on their public transit trips. Metro, STL250 and the Missouri Lottery are teaming up again this month to offer Missouri Lottery free play coupons (while supplies last). Passengers 18 and older, who are […]

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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday! Did you guess the location and time of today’s photo? You’re looking at the Memorial Plaza at the corner of 14th and Market Streets in 1953. This is the very spot — the Soldiers Memorial — of the start and finish lines for this weekend’s Pedal the Cause bike race and fundraiser for […]

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Officials Kick Off Gateway Arch Grounds Improvements

The National Park Service broke ground yesterday afternoon on the next phase of enhancements to the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial grounds. The next phase will address the south and north sections of the park, the North Gateway, and Luther Ely Smith Square. McCarthy Castle JV I of St. Louis was awarded a $13.5 million contract to complete […]

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Metro to Provide Free Shuttle Service For Light The Night

There are two exciting charity events happening in the St. Louis area that could impact your commute this weekend and Metro will be providing special shuttles for one of the events. Light The Night will take place at the Central Field in Forest Park this Saturday at 5:30 p.m. The event is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s evening […]

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Bi-State Development Agency to Lead New Regional Freight Partnership

East-West Gateway Council of Governments voted today to move forward with plans to have the Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) lead a new regional freight partnership aimed at optimizing the region’s freight transportation infrastructure. The plan calls for the establishment of a regional freight district and associated authority called America’s Gateway. The  authority is anticipated to increase national […]

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Passenger Profile: Don

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Don. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. When the Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry (CLAM) moved to downtown St. Louis […]

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MetroLink Ticket Validator Machines Lighting Up

Have you noticed a green light now comes on when you insert your Metro ticket into the ticket validating machines at some MetroLink stations? When we roll out smart card technology next year, the lights on ticket validating machines will let you know if your Gateway Card has enough money stored on it to take […]

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Local Artists Invited to Enter MetroBus Shelter Competition

Artwork created by local visual artists may be coming to a MetroBus shelter near you. Metro’s Arts in Transit program, in conjunction with Lamar Advertising, is seeking artwork that can be reproduced as large-scale, two-dimensional posters. Arts in Transit will select at least 10 two-dimensional images created by 10 artists for reproduction in large-scale poster form […]

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