Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday! This is a view of The Downtowner hotel after its opening in 1964 on the northeast corner of Tucker (then 12th St.) and Washington. The hotel currently stands remodeled ...

Passenger Profile: Adam

Passengers like Adam depend on Metro transit to get to work, school and other important destinations. We hope you enjoy his story, and we’re interested in your transit story too. Email mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org, and ...

Metro Senior Sign-Up Events Start October 4

Metro is hosting special reduced fare registration events for older adults in October at eight area Schnucks stores. These events are an easy and convenient way to sign up for ...

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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday! This is a view of The Downtowner hotel after its opening in 1964 on the northeast corner of Tucker (then 12th St.) and Washington. The hotel currently stands remodeled as an apartment building. Have a great weekend!

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Passenger Profile: Adam

Passengers like Adam depend on Metro transit to get to work, school and other important destinations. We hope you enjoy his story, and we’re interested in your transit story too. Email mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org, and we may share your story in a future “Passenger Profile.” Adam calls himself a “newbie” to Metro, but that hasn’t stopped him from coming on […]

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Metro Senior Sign-Up Events Start October 4

Metro is hosting special reduced fare registration events for older adults in October at eight area Schnucks stores. These events are an easy and convenient way to sign up for a Senior Reduced Fare Permit so you can save money and take advantage of half-price fares on the Metro transit system. Eligible older adults, age 65 […]

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MetroLink Work Scheduled September 26-30

MetroLink passengers are encouraged to allow extra time for their commutes in Illinois this week as maintenance work on the MetroLink system may result in delays for some passengers. To accommodate crews, Red Line MetroLink service will end at the College MetroLink Station, and a Shuttle Train will transport passengers to and from the Shiloh-Scott MetroLink […]

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Flashback Friday

Time for the answers! This photo was taken on September 16, 1964 in downtown St. Louis — looking northbound on 4th Street at Washington. The photo highlights the city’s new (in 1964) one-million dollar system of mercury vapor streetlights. The lights covered 81 blocks in downtown, and according to Mayor Raymond Tucker, made St. Louis […]

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Enjoy Free Shuttle Service to the Light the Night Walk

The Gateway Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has partnered with Metro to provide free shuttle service on Saturday, September 24, to the Light the Night Walk in Forest Park. The LLS’s annual charity event promotes blood cancer awareness and raises money to support research for blood cancer cures. The Light the Night […]

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Passenger Profile: Jenny

Passengers like Jenny depend on Metro transit to get to work, school and other important destinations. We hope you enjoy her story, and we’re interested in your transit story too. Email mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org, and we may share your story in a future “Passenger Profile.” Hobbies are a great way to enjoy your free time while riding […]

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Senior Apartments to be Built by the Swansea MetroLink Station

Southwestern Illinois Development Authority (SWIDA), in partnership with Bywater Development Group and Bi-State Development (BSD), is pleased to announce a new, $10.5 million development that will bring senior apartment living adjacent to the Swansea MetroLink Station in Swansea, Ill. The transit-oriented development (TOD) project, which will be developed by SWIDA and Bywater, was approved by […]

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MetroLink Work Scheduled September 19-25

MetroLink passengers are encouraged to allow extra time for their commutes this week as maintenance work on the MetroLink system may result in delays for some passengers. To accommodate work crews in Missouri, MetroLink will operate on a single track between the Union Station and Civic Center MetroLink Stations in downtown St. Louis weeknights from September […]

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Flashback Friday — City Limits Streetcar

Did you guess the location and year of this vintage transit photo? Pictured is a World’s Fair class streetcar headed northbound approaching Wise Avenue on the City Limits line. The date is April 26, 1931. St. Mary’s Hospital is on the right. At the time, this stretch was a right-of-way and is now the site […]

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