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Coming Soon: An All New Metro Website

An all new Metro transit website is coming your way later this summer! As part Metro’s commitment to provide you with the best transit experience, we’ve been hard at work developing a completely redesigned Metro website. The new site will make it easier for you to get all the information you need to easily navigate […]

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Go Inside the Garage with Metro’s Clean Machines

At Metro transit, we take special pride in making sure all of our transit vehicles are cleaned and serviced every single day before they go into service. It’s one of the first things out-of-town visitors notice, and they complement how nice and clean our buses and trains are compared to transit vehicles in other cities. […]

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Thank Your Favorite Metro Operator Tomorrow

Transit Driver Appreciation Day is tomorrow, March 18, so don’t forget to say “thank you” to your hardworking Metro operator. He or she will really appreciate it. Plus, you can post your “thank you on Twitter by tagging @STLMetro and using the hashtag #tdad. Why not post it on Facebook as well? Remember, your simple “thank you” may make their day! In advance […]

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Metro Operators Praised for Acts of Heroism

MetroBus operators Bryant Goston, Bryan Moore and Richard Hines were recognized this morning at the Bi-State Development (BSD) Board of Commissioners meeting for their heroism and bravery after assisting motorists trapped in an overturned car fire earlier this month. The Commissioners, BSD President and CEO John Nations, Metro Transit Executive Director Ray Friem and others in attendance celebrated the three […]

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Replacing Wooden Rail Ties on the MetroLink System

Metro regularly performs maintenance on the MetroLink light rail system to ensure the safe and reliable operation of the trains. An important component of the MetroLink maintenance plan focuses on the replacement of wooden railroad ties that support the tracks. Railroad ties are a critical part of the MetroLink system, keeping rails upright and properly […]

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Ray Friem Appointed Executive Director

Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) President and CEO John Nations has appointed Ray Friem as Executive Director of Metro Transit. The appointment, which went into effect July 1, reestablishes the Executive Director position within Metro Transit and better reflects the managerial responsibility that Friem has in running the daily operations of the St. Louis region’s public transit system. “I am […]

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Professor Doubles as Intern for Internal Audit Department

Every summer, Bi-State Development Agency’s (BSDA) Internal Audit Department selects talented college students from across the country to participate in its internship program. But this year, BSDA welcomed an intern who already has years of experience and expertise under her belt. Dr. Leisa Marshall, Chair of the Accounting Department and a Professor at Southeast Missouri State University, […]

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Bi-State Development Agency Honors Departing Commissioner

At today’s Board meeting, the Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) Board of Commissioners recognized Commissioner Hugh Scott III for his decade of service to the Agency. “We are extremely grateful to Commissioner Scott for all of his contributions and special dedication to this Agency and the region over the years,” said John Nations, President and CEO of […]

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Bi-State Development Agency Praised for Internal Audit Practices

Bi-State Development Agency’s Internal Audit Department has received the highest achievable rating from an independent assessment of its practices and activity. The external review was conducted in March 2015 by Crowe Horwath LLP, and it evaluated Internal Audit’s compliance with the international standards and code of ethics of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). In […]

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Metro Debuts New Call-A-Ride Vans

Metro transit is replacing older models of its 120-van Metro Call-A-Ride fleet with 37 new vans that will improve the overall transit experience for Metro customers. The new Metro Call-A-Ride vans were manufactured by Champion Bus and built on a Freightliner chassis, which offers a sharper turning radius, larger cab space and better visibility. The […]

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