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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’s Biggest Bus Goes Into Service Monday

Metro transit customers, the Grand Boulevard community, regional leaders and the public had the opportunity to get a close up look at the newest and biggest addition to the MetroBus fleet at a special event today at the Grand MetroLink Station. Those who spoke at the news conference included: St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay;  St. Louis […]

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Special Event to Focus on Metro’s Biggest Bus in Fleet

Tomorrow morning, Metro customers, the Grand Boulevard community, regional leaders and  the public will have the opportunity to get a close up look at the newest and biggest addition to the MetroBus fleet before those buses go into service on the #70 Grand Line June 9. The special event, which starts at 10 a.m. at […]

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Public Meeting Dates Announced for Proposed Metro Fare Increase

We will hold three public information sessions and a public hearing about a proposed fare increase that would go into effect in July 2014. Metro customers can also provide feedback online about three fare increase options. Public Meeting Schedule Tuesday, March 25, 2014                           Thursday, March 27, 2014 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.   […]

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Live Chat Recap: Articulated Buses, Commuter Rail, Service Frequency

Bi-State Development Agency Chief Operating Officer of Transit Services Ray Friem and Chief Transportation of Planning and System Development Jessica Mefford-Miller conducted our monthly live chat on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website at noon yesterday. The hour-long online discussion had no set topic, but instead addressed various topics from MetroBus and MetroLink service frequency to capitol projects […]

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New LED Boards Feature Real Time Bus Arrivals at Shrewsbury & Central West End Transit Centers

  A few months back, Metro launched a new Trip Planner featuring real time MetroBus arrivals. About the same time, customers may have noticed new LED boards that went up at the Shrewsbury and Central West End Transit Centers. Like the Trip Planner, the board makes use of the GPS devices that are now installed on […]

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Website Now Allows You to Check on Estimated MetroBus Arrival Times

Customers have asked for newer technology to help them track bus arrival times. It’s here. When Proposition A passed, Metro promised to use those funds to build a better transit experience. We are happy to report the first phase of technology advances to keep our MetroBus customers better informed about MetroBus arrivals is now live […]

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Public Meetings for Bus Rapid Transit Corridor Options Begin September 10

The public is invited to attend four interactive open house style meetings September 10, September 11, September 12, and September 17 for the St. Louis Rapid Transit Connector Study.  The St. Louis Rapid Transit Connector Study is an examination of bus-based rapid transit services to better connect people to jobs, schools and all the needs of daily […]

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Building a Better Transit Experience: Metro Installing New Fareboxes on Entire MetroBus Fleet

Metro will begin installing new fareboxes on all MetroBus vehicles starting in early September, as part of building a better transit experience for customers. Since last fall, the new fareboxes have been tested on 40 MetroBus vehicles on several high volume routes. Feedback from customers and MetroBus operators allowed Metro to make adjustments before introducing […]

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