Take Metro to Get to the MLK March Monday

Updated 1/18/13 to reflect bus reroute changes.

In observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, St. Louisians will march from the Old Courthouse in Downtown St. Louis to Powell Symphony Hall on Grand.

Participants are scheduled to assemble on 4th Street at Market at 10 a.m.  where local leaders will speak. At approximately 11 a.m., they will march to Powell Symphony Hall where the celebration will continue. Afterwards, participants can catch the #70 Grand MetroBus or walk to the Grand MetroLink Station for bus and train connections.

The closest MetroLink stations the Old Courthouse are the 8th and Pine Station, Stadium Station, and Arch-Laclede’s Landing Station.

Another option is MetroBus. Click here to plan your trip. Some St. Louis streets will be closed for the march so several routes will have to be detoured. The reroutes are as follows:

04 – NATURAL BRIDGE (when 14th Street is closed)

Eastbound – Wait out marchers crossing Jefferson at M L King Drive.  Regular route to Market and 18th, right on 18th, left on Clark, right on 14th to bus shelters.

Westbound – Remain on regular route and wait out marchers crossing Jefferson at M L King Drive.

10 – Gravois Lindell (when 14th Street is closed) ***

Northbound – Regular route to 14th and Clark, right on Clark, left on Tucker, left on Olive to regular route.

Southbound – Regular route to Olive and 18th Street, right on 18th Street, left on Clark, right on 14th to regular route.

11 – CHIPPEWA (when 14th Street is closed)

Eastbound ONLY – Regular route to 18th and Market, right on 18th, left on Clark, right on 14th to bus shelters.

30 – SOULARD (when Tucker is closed)

Northbound – Regular route to 14th and Clark, right on Clark, left on 7th, left on Washington, right on 9th regular route.

Southbound – Regular route to 10th and Washington, continue south on 10th to Clark, right on Clark, left on 14th regular route.

32 – M L KING-CHOUTEAU (when 14th Street is closed)

Northbound – Regular route to 14th and Clark, right on Clark, left on 11th, left on Cole, right on 14th regular route.

Southbound – Regular route to 14th and Cole, left on Cole, right on 10th, right on Clark, left on 14th regular route.

40 – BROADWAY

Northbound –Regular route unless Police block off 4th Street. If 4th Street is blocked use regular route to 4th and Walnut, right on Walnut, left on Memorial Drive, left on Pine, right on 4th regular route.

Southbound – Regular route to Broadway and Chestnut, left on Chestnut, right on Memorial Drive, right on Spruce, left on Broadway regular route.

41 – LEE (when 14th Street is closed)

Southbound – Regular route to 14th and Cole, left on Cole, right on 10th, right on Clark, left on 14th to bus shelters.

Northbound – Regular route to 18th and Clark, right on Clark, left on 11th, left on Cole, right on 14th regular route.

70 – GRAND

Northbound(When marchers are on Grand) Regular route to Grand and Lindell, left on Lindell, right on Spring, right on Cass, left on Grand regular route.

Southbound(When marchers are on Grand) Regular route to Grand and Cass, right on Cass, left on Spring, left on Lindell, right on Grand regular route.

74 – FLORISSANT (when 14th Street is closed)

Northbound – Regular route to 14th and Clark, right on Clark, left on 11th, left on Cole, right on 14th regular route.

Southbound – Regular route to 14th and Cole, left on Cole, right on 10th, right on Clark, left on 14th to Civic Center.

94 – PAGE (when the route is blocked at any point between Grand and 14th or on 14th Street)

Eastbound – Regular route to Page and Grand, left on Grand, right on Cass, right on 14th, left on Cole, right on Clark, left on 14th to Civic Center.

Westbound – Regular route to 14th and Clark, right on Clark, left on 11th, left on Cole, right on 14th, left on Cass, left on Grand, right on Page regular route.

97 – DELMAR ((when marchers are at Grand and Delmar or on 14th Street)

Eastbound – Regular route to Delmar and Vandeventer, right on Vandeventer, left on Washington, left on 18th, left on Clark, right on 14th to bus shelters.

Westbound – Regular route to 18th and Market, continue north on 18th to Washington, left on Washington, right on Vandeventer, left on Delmar regular route.

 

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