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New Metro North County Transit Center Coming in Fall 2015

North St. Louis County is currently one of Metro’s fastest-growing public transit markets, and today Metro and its regional partners broke ground for the new North County Transit Center. Metro successfully competed for and was awarded federal funding to plan and build a new transit center to be located in Ferguson on Pershall Road between […]

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Metro Introduces the Gateway Smart Card – “Your New Ticket to Ride”

The Bi-State Development Agency/Metro unveiled the new name and design for the Gateway Smart Card that will begin being used by the public next year. An arch designed into the Gateway logo flows into a wave along the bottom depicting the Mississippi River. The smart card is part of Metro’s new fare collection system, a […]

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Metro Live Chat Today to Focus on Funding Available for New Housing Near Public Transit

Today from noon to 1 p.m., we invite you to ask questions and share your comments with one of our leaders about transit-oriented development during our monthly Live Chat through the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Bi-State Development Agency President and CEO John Nations joined St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and others to announce a new funding priority […]

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Extra MetroLink Service for World Series Games & Monday Night Football

Updated at 4:45 p.m.– For the safety and protection of all Metro transit customers, baseball and football fans are advised against bringing coolers, large packages or large bulky items on MetroBus vehicles or MetroLink trains as they head to rallies, World Series Games 3, 4, and 5, and the Monday Night Football game. Any suspicious […]

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Extra MetroLink Service For Remaining NLCS Game(s)

Baseball fans, who like to avoid the traffic jams before and after the National League Championship Series Game 6 tonight and Game 7 tomorrow evening (if needed), are encouraged to take public transit. Free Park-Ride lots are located next to many of the MetroLink stations in Illinois and Missouri making it convenient to take MetroLink […]

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New Multi-Language Posters on MetroLink and MetroBus Vehicles Designed to Welcome Area Immigrants to the Regions’ Transit System

National Welcoming America Week runs through Sunday,  and the Bi-State Development Agency is introducing new multi-language posters on its MetroBus vehicles and MetroLink trains designed to welcome St. Louis’ foreign-born population to our region’s transit system. Featuring the word “hello” in 17 different languages and providing a number that individuals can call for help using […]

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Chat Live With Metro Transit Today at Noon About Using Metro for Summertime Family Fun

The first Wednesday of the month is upon us and you have special access to key Metro Transit officials with the lunchtime Metro Transit Chat Live on stltoday.com. As part of a partnership with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Ray Friem and Jessica Mefford-Miller answer your public transit questions today from noon until 1 p.m. live […]

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Metro Expands New Farebox Test to Include High Volume Routes

Beginning on Monday, February 25, 2013, Metro Transit will expand its test of new fareboxes to some of the busiest routes on the MetroBus system.  As part of building a better transit experience for customers, Metro installed new fareboxes on 40 buses and began testing them last October. Some initial routes remain in the pilot.  […]

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Metro Transit Expands Service for New Year’s Eve First Night Event

Metro Transit will supplement MetroBus service in the area of the Grand Center as well as operate extended MetroLink service on New Year’s Eve in conjunction with First Night in St. Louis. First Night visitors can utilize the #70 Grand MetroBus route from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, December 31 to get to the First […]

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Take Metro to the Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade

It’s almost time for turkey, football and family! If you are heading downtown tomorrow morning for the Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade you can avoid the hassle of traffic and parking by taking Metro. The Parade starts at 8:45 a.m. at N. 4th Street and Washington Ave. It heads south on 4th and turns west […]

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