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Be Ready: September is Emergency Preparedness Month

Emergencies can happen anywhere – at home, at work, at school, or while you’re on the move. And chances are, they won’t show up at a time that’s most convenient for you. That’s why it’s important to be prepared. Don’t wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today. That’s the message Ready, a national campaign behind Emergency Preparedness Month, will be […]

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Metro Hosts Joint Training Exercise Starting June 20

Update: The joint training exercise from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, June 20, Tuesday, June 21, and Thursday, June 23, at the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Station has been cancelled.  Fire departments from 12 local municipalities will join Metro beginning on Monday, June 20, for a three-day joint training exercise at the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Station. […]

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New K-9 Recruits to Patrol Metro Transit System

Metro passengers may notice a new security presence as they ride the system, as we welcome Blitz and Kilo – the latest four-legged recruits to the Metro Public Safety Department. They now bring the total number of specially trained dogs assigned to the Metro transit system up to four. The Metro Public Safety K-9 Unit […]

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How To Avoid Identity Theft This Holiday Season

Cyber Monday has come and gone, but odds are, you’ll probably do a bit more online shopping throughout the month. But, you should be careful — while online shopping increases this time of year, it’s also the time of year when identity theft is on the rise. Here are a few tips to ensure a safe holiday shopping […]

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Top 10 Tips for a Safe Holiday Shopping Experience

The holiday shopping season is in full gear, and while that’s great news for anyone looking for deals on holiday gifts, it can also be good news for thieves. Whether you walk, ride a bike, ride Metro or drive your car to get your shopping done, it’s important to stay alert so you can protect […]

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Metro Kicks Off See Something, Say Something Campaign

Metro has created handouts and posted flyers on trains, buses and at MetroLink stations to promote its See Something, Say Something safety campaign. The campaign reminds passengers to stay vigilant and report suspicious packages, behavior and activity to local law enforcement or safety personnel. A simple way to remember what to look for is to use the the […]

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Are You Prepared for an Earthquake?

You never know when the next earthquake could occur. Rather than wait for the ground to rubble, people nationwide took a proactive role this morning by participating in The Great ShakeOut at 10:15 a.m. this morning following the appropriate earthquake drill procedures. The Great ShakeOut is an annual drill where residents, schools, businesses, organizations and others […]

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Are You Prepared? September is Emergency Preparedness Month

If an emergency, large or small, were to happen at this very moment, would you be prepared? Do you have the necessary supplies? An action plan for you and your family? Emergencies can happen at any time– at home, at work, at school, or while you’re in transit. Don’t wait. Communicate. That’s this year’s theme […]

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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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