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Metro and the Cardinals Team Up for Metro Days

The St. Louis Cardinals are offering special discounts for Metro transit riders, Metro employees and Bi-State Development (BSD) employees to a dozen games again this season. Every year, thousands of baseball fans enjoy the convenience of taking Metro to a game and avoid the parking issues and traffic jams before and after the game. They […]

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Metro Employees Help Keep St. Louis Rams Games Green

The Edward Jones Dome was a little greener thanks to the Metro Green Team, who joined other community groups to help recycle plastic cups and bottles during two St. Louis Rams games on December 13 and December 17. Metro is one of several partners who have come together with the St. Louis Rams to support […]

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Metro Takes Another All-Electric Bus Out For a Test Run

Metro is testing a New Flyer electric bus for a brief time on a few MetroBus routes starting tomorrow, November 7. The Xcelsior® XE40 battery-electric heavy-duty transit bus will be in service on the #57 Maplewood-Manchester, #32 ML King-Chouteau and #99 Downtown Trolley at different times through Tuesday, Nov. 10, to give MetroBus operators and […]

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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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Metro Test Drives an Electric Bus

You may notice a bus on the #99 Downtown Trolley route in downtown St. Louis that doesn’t look like our other MetroBus vehicles. That’s because BYD Co. Ltd. has loaned us one of its electric buses to take for a two-week test drive, and you may be lucky enough to catch a ride on it. […]

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Metro Receives Green Business Challenge Award

Public transit, by its very nature, contributes to regional sustainability by keeping tens of thousands of vehicles off area roads each day. In addition to operating the Metro transit system for the St. Louis area, Bi-State Development Agency/Metro is also proud to promote and expand sustainability inside its workplace each year through the efforts of its employee  “Lean & […]

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MetroLink Updates Policy for Cyclists

Good news for bicyclists who take MetroLink. Effective immediately, two bicycles, instead of one, will be allowed at each designated area on the trains. The updated policy will not change the way you board MetroLink with your bicycle. If you are bringing your bicycle on MetroLink, you will still enter the train at the rear […]

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Take Metro to the Rams Green Game, May Receive Reward

Metro is teaming up with the St. Louis Rams to offer football fans who take public transit to the fifth annual Green Game Sunday, something extra for going green to the game by not driving their cars. Beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday, 1,000 Rams fans will receive a $10 food and beverage voucher by presenting their […]

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Take Metro Transit to the St. Louis Earth Day Festival This Sunday

The St. Louis Earth Day Festival will be celebrating its 25th year in Forest Park this Sunday, April 27, and you can park the car and take Metro transit to get there. The festival grounds are only a half mile from the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station. You can get some exercise and walk from the […]

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What Happens To Retired Wooden Ties on the MetroLink System?

We received a tweet from a Metro transit customer asking how old wooden MetroLink rail ties are disposed of — “Recycled/reconditioned? For wood chips? Burned?” The Bi-State Development Agency’s Lean and Green Team decided to find out. Here’s what the MetroLink team told us: Ties are handled in a few different ways after they have […]

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