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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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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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