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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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Metro, Trailnet and MoDOT Kick Off Safety Campaign

Metro customers have lots of options when it comes to transportation. Some of you prefer to park your car, and to walk or bicycle to your destination or transit stop. While walking and cycling both offer health, financial, and environmental benefits, the risk of incurring serious or even fatal injuries is greatly increased if you […]

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National Campaign Takes New Approach to Safety Around Railroad Tracks

Every day, people are killed while trespassing on railroad tracks in the United States. Operation Lifesaver wants to do something to change that and Metro transit supports its efforts. The nonprofit organization founded in 1972 and dedicated to rail safety public education, kicked off its new national See Tracks? Think Train! campaign this month. Operation […]

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Thank You for Your Patience During the Winter Storm

Metro transit would like to thank our MetroLink, MetroBus, and Metro Call-A-Ride customers for their patience during delays caused by last week’s major snow storm that brought sub-zero temperatures and a foot of snow to the St. Louis area. “The safety of our passengers and our operators is always our top priority. We safely transported […]

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Holiday Tips: Always Be Alert When Shopping and Using ATMs

With only a few days left to finish your holiday shopping, here are some things you can do to help keep your holiday season safe. Shopping Be aware of your surroundings at all times. If possible, shop with a friend. Not only is it safer, but it’s more enjoyable. Don’t carry all of your money in […]

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Holiday Tips: Protect Yourself from Becoming a Victim of Identity Theft

Identity theft is a nationwide problem and caution should be used to protect your personal information especially during the holiday shopping season. Never give personal information over the phone, such as your social security number, date of birth, mother’s maiden name, credit card numbers, or bank PIN code, unless you initiated the call. Sign all […]

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