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Metro Hosts Third Public Meeting

With a new transit center slated to open next year, Metro is inviting input from Metro customers and the public about MetroBus service in North St. Louis County. An informal, open-house style meeting will be held Oct. 7, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Riverview- Hall Transit Center at 9021 Riverview in St. Louis. […]

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Find Out About Our Civic Center Transit Center Expansion

Bi-State Development Agency/Metro will host two informational meetings on June 25 focusing on the planned expansion of one of Metro’s busiest transit hubs, the Civic Center Transit Center. Located at 14th and Spruce Streets in downtown St. Louis, the transit center serves MetroLink and 18 MetroBus routes. Metro is restructuring the property to more effectively […]

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Metro Moves Forward With New Transit Projects

In an effort to build a better transit experience for you and to fulfill a promise in our long-range transit plan, Moving Transit Forward, two new exciting Metro transit projects are about to get underway. We are building a new transit center and expanding one of our busiest transit hubs. The new transit center will […]

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Metro’s First 60-Foot Buses Will Go Into Service June 9

To deliver on a promise in the long-range transit plan, Moving Transit Forward,  to better move more people between the North and South corridor of St. Louis and to address high ridership numbers on the #70 Grand Line, Metro purchased 15 articulated buses. The first longer vehicles are now starting to arrive in St. Louis. […]

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The National Park Service and Bi-State Development Agency Renew Partnership That Will Benefit the Economic Health of the Region

The Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) and the National Park Service (NPS) have signed renewed agreements for services and fee management relating to the development and operation of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial which includes the Gateway Arch, Luther Ely Smith Square and the Old Courthouse. The renewal and signing of the agreements between Bi-State Development […]

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MetroBus Fare Collection Changes Starting October 14

Starting Monday, October 14, 2013, Metro transit will join many other transit agencies in no longer accepting pennies as payment on its MetroBus vehicles. In addition, several months ago, the Agency began phasing out rarely used 50-cent coins and $2 bills. The fareboxes will still accept $1, $5, $10 and $20 bills, nickels, dimes, quarters […]

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Up to Speed: September Project Updates

Eads Bridge Rehabilitation, Real Time MetroBus Arrival Data, Downtown St. Louis Transit Center, New MetroBus Fareboxes, and North County Transit Center.  Through regular blog updates, we are going to start bringing you– our customers, our stakeholders, our employees, and the St. Louis region– up to speed on what we are doing to build a better […]

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Bi-State Development Agency/Metro Approves Fiscal Year 2014 Budget

The Board of Commissioners of the Bi-State Development Agency/Metro (BSDA/Metro) has approved a $306.3 million operating budget and $442.9 million (3 year) capital budget for Fiscal Year 2014 (FY2014).  The FY2014 budget allocates resources to run the transit system and all enterprises for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 with a 3.7 percent increase […]

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Eads Bridge Rehabilitation Blast Containment Protects Environment, Workers

If you have been on Laclede’s Landing or taken MetroLink across the Eads Bridge lately, then you may have noticed a white cocoon-like tarp covering a small section of the bridge on the north side. It is called the blast containment area and crews installed it as part of the Eads Bridge rehabilitation project which […]

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The Eads Bridge Project: Extending the Life of an Important National Landmark Still in Use Every Day

As the new year arrives, you will start to see more construction activities on the historic Eads Bridge rail deck. If you travel back and forth over the bridge on MetroLink, you may have noticed workers installing scaffolding during the past few months. The scaffolding will provide a platform from which tradesmen who are restoring […]

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