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Bike To Work Day Inspiration From A Daily Bicyclist and Transit Rider

We celebrate National Bike to Work Day — tomorrow, May 17 — with a look at bike and transit super commuter Robert Droney. Droney, 45, is an attorney who works three blocks from the Busch Stadium MetroLink Station. From his home in Ballwin, he often commutes by bicycle — 26 miles each way. Sometimes he […]

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Winning Anti-Truancy Posters Designed By Local Students To Be Displayed On Metro Transit Vehicles

You don’t need a Ph.D to know that staying in school is an important message to instill in our youth. Metro Transit is proud to support and promote the St. Clair County Juvenile Justice Truancy Sub-Committee in its campaign to keep students in school. Earlier this year, middle/junior high and high school students in St. […]

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Tapping Into Transit: A Car-Free Happy Hour – Thursday, May 9

If you are looking for a great networking and transit-oriented event, CMT’s Tapping Into Transit: Car-Free Happy Hour may be just the ticket! Citizens for Modern Transit will host the happy hour on Thursday, May 9, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Dubliner, 1025 Washington Ave, St Louis, MO 63101. Stop by, discuss transit related issues and concerns, […]

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Metro Buses Inspire Student to Build His Own – Models

Dennis Hampton may seem like your ordinary 18-year-old. He’s getting ready to graduate from Madison High School and is set to start at SIUE in the fall. But Dennis has a unique hobby. He builds MetroBus and Madison County Transit Bus models – from scratch. His incredibly accurate models are generated completely by his own […]

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Today is International Bus Driver Appreciation Day!

For who’s a jolly good operator, for who’s a jolly good operator, for who’s a jolly good ooooopeerratoooor, nobody can deny! Whether they like it or not, that song goes out to all of our MetroBus operators. Today is International Bus Driver Appreciation Day! Take a moment today or in the coming days to say […]

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Metro Travel Training Program Teaches Qualified Residents How to Use Public Transit and Gives Them Independence

Recently, I had the opportunity to meet some great Metro employees who work hard every day to help individuals use Metro Transit. Metro’s ADA Services team offers a very special Travel Training Program. It teaches individuals who qualify for reduced fares or ADA paratransit services, how to ride MetroBus and MetroLink  independently. Not all riders […]

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Metro Transit President & CEO John Nations and Employee Elke Campbell Receive Awards at Equal Employment Opportunity Workshop

Metro President and CEO John Nations and Metro Supplier Diversity Program Manager Elke Campbell received honors at the 2013 Equal Employment Opportunity Contract Compliance Workshop in February. The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Contract Compliance assists Missouri  Department of Transportation (MoDOT) partners in achieving a diverse workforce, by promoting workforce development that is inclusive of minorities […]

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On Board With Our Airport Director, Starting His Career Hanging over the Airport Fence as a Kid

Peter Pan said to fly, all you needed was ‘faith and trust and just a little bit of pixie dust.’ Well, what you really need is to know someone with a plane and love for flying. But seriously, have you ever wanted to fly? St. Louis Downtown Airport and Heliport Director Bob McDaniel has wanted […]

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St. Louis County Man Sells Car, Reflects On 1,000 Days Without It

Did you drive your car today? More importantly, did you HAVE to use your car today? David Ziolkowski is a Senior Architectural Lighting Designer with HOK Lighting Group, a lighting design team based in St. Louis. He, his wife and two children live in the St. Louis area. Seems pretty typical so far, right? Well, […]

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Metro Customer Helps Keep Bus Stop on #11 Chippewa Neat and Clean

Last month I ventured out on multiple MetroLink and MetroBus Lines. I expected to find new restaurants to eat at, parks to visit and areas to explore. What I didn’t expect to find was a new meaning to customer service. Wikipedia defines customer service as ‘the provision of service to customers before, during and after […]

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