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Metro Honors Operators for Years of Accident-Free Service

The safety of our customers and passengers is our top priority, and we recently honored MetroBus, Metro Call-A-Ride and MetroLink operators who have consistently delivered the safest transit service the Metro system has to offer. Nearly 150 operators were recognized for providing accident-free service for more than 10 years. Of that group, seven operators have provided 20 or more […]

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Ask Metro: What safety technology does MetroLink use?

“Ask Metro” highlights questions asked in past St. Louis Post-Dispatch live chats, on social media, on our blog or via email. Have a question for us? Email it to mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and your question may be included in a future blog post. Q: Does MetroLink have safety features in place, like Positive Train Control? A: MetroLink does […]

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Ask Metro: Let’s Talk About Security

“Ask Metro” highlights questions asked in past St. Louis Post-Dispatch live chats, on social media, on our blog or via email. Have a question for us? Email it to mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and your question may be included in a future blog post. We received several questions about security during this afternoon’s monthly live chat with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. To […]

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Here’s How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Cyber Monday has passed, but many of us are still online shopping for the holidays. It’s a great time to score big on the latest deals, but it’s also a time when identity theft is all too common. Here are a few tips to ensure a safe holiday shopping experience: Never give personal information over the telephone, […]

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10 Ways To Shop Safe This Holiday Season

There is still plenty of time to get those holiday gifts purchased, and we’re happy to help you check items off of your to-do list. But as you finish your holiday shopping this weekend, be sure to be alert — especially when it comes to theft. Here are 10 suggestions to keep you safe this season: […]

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Metro Participates in Worldwide Earthquake Drill

Bi-State Development Agency/Metro employees participated in the The Great ShakeOut at 10:16 a.m. this morning by following the appropriate earthquake drill procedures. The Great ShakeOut, part of a nine-state annual drill where residents, schools, businesses, organizations and others conduct earthquake drills at the same time, aims to help residents and organizations be better prepared if an earthquake were to occur. […]

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Metro Receives Two Grants to Promote Rail Safety

Every day in the United States, people are injured or killed trying to beat a train. Nationwide in 2013, 908 people were injured or killed while walking on or near railroad tracks.  That was up 7.7 percent from 2012, according to preliminary data from the Federal Railroad Administration. At Metro, the safety of our customers […]

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Metro, Red Cross, All Ready Team Up For Emergency Preparedness Month

Metro Ambassadors and volunteers from the American Red Cross and the All Ready Campaign will be distributing emergency preparedness information at several Metro transit locations Thursday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. September is Emergency Preparedness Month, and Metro, the Red Cross, and the All Ready Campaign are teaming up to raise awareness about the importance of being […]

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September Is Emergency Preparedness Month

Emergencies, large or small, can happen at any time– at home, at work, at school, or while you’re in transit. Are you prepared? Have you and your family talked about what to do if  a tornado hits when you are at work and your kids are at school or at home? To help you better […]

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Metro Recognizes Operators With 10 or More Years of Accident-Free Driving

The safety of our transit customers and our operators is our top priority, and recently we honored more than 100 MetroBus operators and 16 Metro Call-A-Ride operators who have driven 10 or more years without an accident. That is quite an accomplishment and not an easy milestone to attain! Four of the 16 Metro Call-A-Ride operators […]

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