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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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Your Input is Needed Online Now and at Public Meetings Next Month on Bus Rapid Transit Options

A new type of public transit service called Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is being explored by Metro and regional partners — the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), East-West Gateway Council of Governments, City of St. Louis, and St. Louis County. The partnership is conducting the St. Louis Rapid Transit Connector Study and is requesting your […]

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Public Invited to Regional and St. Louis City Transit-Oriented Development Meetings

The public is invited to participate next week in regional planning efforts focusing on economic development around public transit. A final meeting is scheduled as part of the regional Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) study led by the East-West Gateway Council of Governments. Bi-State Development Agency/Metro is one of 11 agencies partnering in the project. The purpose […]

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Participate In Virtual Public Meeting on the St. Louis Rapid Transit Connector Study

The St. Louis Rapid Transit Connector Study is now conducting a virtual public meeting to obtain your input on improvements to regional transit service. The Connector Study – led by the Bi-State Development Agency/Metro and their partners East-West Gateway Council of Governments, MoDOT, St. Louis County and the City of St. Louis – seeks to […]

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Learn and Discuss About Transit-Oriented Development At Meetings This Week

Your input on Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) around several MetroLink stations  is needed as part of the St. Louis Regional Transit-Oriented Development Study. The latest round of meetings focusing on TOD around specific Metro Transit Centers, are this week. The meetings will review final plans for select stations and will focus on issues of implementation, and […]

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