Celebrate Earth Day With Metro This Sunday

What’s the greenest way to get to the St. Louis Earth Day Festival in Forest Park on Sunday? Well, Metro transit of course. Join us this Sunday for the 26th ...

Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday! Today’s photo was taken outside of St. Louis’ late great amusement park Forest Park Highlands in 1945. The Old Barn is in the background. The scene is just a stone’s throw from ...

Forest Park Station to Remain Open This Weekend

The scheduled closure of the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station this weekend (April 25-26) has been canceled as a result of the postponement of the demolition of the DeBaliviere Bridge. The ...

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MetroLink Work Scheduled for This Weekend

The scheduled closure of the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station this weekend (April 25 & 26) has been cancelled due to postponement of the demolition of the DeBaliviere Bridge by the Loop Trolley Project. MetroLink passengers may experience brief delays tonight and this weekend as contractors continue other work on the Loop Trolley. On Friday, Saturday […]

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Celebrate Earth Day With Metro This Sunday

What’s the greenest way to get to the St. Louis Earth Day Festival in Forest Park on Sunday? Well, Metro transit of course. Join us this Sunday for the 26th annual St. Louis Earth Day Festival and get an up-close look at an all-electric bus, which has been operating on the #99 Downtown Trolley for the […]

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Bi-State Development Agency Introduces New Commissioner

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has appointed Kelley F. Farrell to the Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) Board of Commissioners. Farrell replaces Commissioner and former Board Chairman Hugh Scott III, who resigned from the board earlier this year. Farrell is a partner in the law firm of Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch, LC in St. Louis.  Her litigation […]

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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday! Today’s photo was taken outside of St. Louis’ late great amusement park Forest Park Highlands in 1945. The Old Barn is in the background. The scene is just a stone’s throw from Sunday’s Earth Day festival, happening from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Muny in Forest Park. The park began in 1896 as a merry-go-round meant […]

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Forest Park Station to Remain Open This Weekend

The scheduled closure of the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station this weekend (April 25-26) has been canceled as a result of the postponement of the demolition of the DeBaliviere Bridge. The Loop Trolley Project is postponing the bridge demolition due to weather. MetroLink passengers may experience brief delays at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station this Saturday […]

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Passenger Profile: Jeffrey

Customers, like Jeffrey, depend on Metro transit every day 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” blog. Jeffrey has broken a record — well, his own […]

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Help Metro Paint a Bus at the Earth Day Festival

Show us your creative side by adding some color to our MetroBus fleet at the St. Louis Earth Day Festival this Sunday in Forest Park. Festival attendees of all ages are invited to help paint two specially designed Earth Day murals onto a MetroBus that will transform it into a rolling work of art. The bus […]

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Take Metro to the FIRST Robotics Championship

If you see a robot or two making their way around the city this week, don’t be alarmed. There’s only one logical explanation – the FIRST Robotics Championship has returned to St. Louis. The annual competition is free to the public and kicks off Wednesday, April 22 through Saturday, April 25. This year, the FIRST Championship has expanded to […]

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MetroLink Work Scheduled April 20-26

(Updated 4/23/2015 at 4:16 p.m.): The MetroLink Station Shuttle, scheduled for this weekend April 25-26, has been postponed. The Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station will be closed April 25 and April 26 due to the scheduled demolition of the DeBaliviere Bridge at Forest Park Parkway. MetroLink passengers should allow for 30-minute delays to be shuttled by bus […]

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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday! Were you able to guess the place and time of today’s flashback photo? You’re looking at a westbound streetcar on Millbrook (now Forest Park Parkway) at Melville in the 1960s. Have a great weekend! Photo courtesy of the Steven Siegerist Collection.

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