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New Metro North County Transit Center Coming in Fall 2015

North St. Louis County is currently one of Metro’s fastest-growing public transit markets, and today Metro and its regional partners broke ground for the new North County Transit Center. Metro successfully competed for and was awarded federal funding to plan and build a new transit center to be located in Ferguson on Pershall Road between […]

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Tile Art Murals Dedicated at MetroLink Station at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Two new public art murals created by artist Amy Cheng welcome Metro transit passengers as they arrive and depart from the Terminal 1 MetroLink Station at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The murals which are made from waterjet-cut ceramic tiles were dedicated on January 31, 2014 as part of a commitment to upgrade MetroLink Stations on […]

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TRANServe Debit Cards Make Transit Easier for Federal Employees

Federal government employees can now use their TRANServe Debit Cards to receive their monthly Metro transit pass! Under this new program, government employees participating in the Transit Benefit Program are able to use this personalized Visa card to purchase passes online at metrostlouis.org, at the MetroRide store (on the corner of 7th and Washington), by […]

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Metro Transit Tests New MaxxForce Engine in MetroBus Vehicle

Metro is honored to be selected as one of only two transit agencies in the United States to test a new bus engine called the MaxxForce engine. Metro Transit is working with Complete Coach Works and Navistar to test out the new engine. It was installed in one MetroBus vehicle and has been on the […]

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New Metro Ticket Vending Machines and Ticket Validators Coming to Illinois MetroLink Stations

The installation of new Metro Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) and Ticket Validators on MetroLink platforms begins in Illinois on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.  This will mark the beginning of the equipment conversions necessary for future upgrades to Metro’s entire fare collection system. “The original machines are being removed and replaced by new state of the […]

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Resolving to Take Multimodal Transportation in St. Louis, Part Two (Do One Thing a Day)

Does change happen all at once, or little by little, each day? Yesterday, I discussed the first three tips by Margie Warrell in the recent Forbes article “Want to Keep Your Resolutions the Entire Year?” in regards to taking more multimodal transportation in St. Louis. The first three tips focus on inciting change, excitement and momentum, […]

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Let Your Gas-Free Flag Fly! National Dump the Pump Day June 16

National Dump the Pump Day is almost here! On Thursday, June 16, Metro St. Louis and other supporters will encourage motorists to leave their cars at home and take alternative transportation to work, school and play. Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the 2011 National Dump the Pump Day focuses on people riding public […]

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Reduced Fare Permit Registration at West County Schnuck Markets in January

If you or someone you know are 65 years and older, you qualify for a Reduced Fare Permit for Metro Transit.  The permit allows seniors to purchase most tickets and passes for half the price of the regular adult fare.  To purchase reduced-price fair, transit customers need a Reduced Fare Permit.  In January, Metro representatives […]

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Dump the Pump Day Can Be Everyday in St. Louis

June 17 began as a windy, rainy morning in St. Louis for National Dump the Pump Day, and the weather only got worse as the morning commute continued. But for some people, it was just another adventure in dumping the pump in St. Louis. Four years ago, Anthony Michael Philip’s car met its demise in a “random act […]

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Win St. Louis Alternative Transportation Gear for National Dump the Pump Day June 17

OK, it’s summer 2010.  Oil continues to spill into the Gulf of Mexico, and we still spend billions of dollars to feed our ever-increasing appetite for petroleum, all while pumping millions of pounds of carbon emissions into the atmosphere.  Isn’t it about time we embraced some alternatives?  It’s time to get on a bike, a […]

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