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Take Metro to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Festivities

There are several St. Patrick’s Day events coming up and you could be testing your luck finding a parking spot downtown. Avoid the hassles of parking, closed streets and traffic jams and take Metro. St. Patrick’s Day Race and Parade in Downtown St. Louis Before you head downtown for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Run at […]

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Metro to Offer Special Mardi Gras Bus Shuttle on March 1

Laissez les bons temps rouler — Let the Good Times Roll! It’s Mardi Gras time again and Metro is pleased to offer a special shuttle to and from the parade festivities in Soulard. The Mardi Gras MetroBus shuttle will allow you to safely and conveniently get in and out of Soulard for the 2014 Mardi […]

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Extra MetroLink Service For Remaining NLCS Game(s)

Baseball fans, who like to avoid the traffic jams before and after the National League Championship Series Game 6 tonight and Game 7 tomorrow evening (if needed), are encouraged to take public transit. Free Park-Ride lots are located next to many of the MetroLink stations in Illinois and Missouri making it convenient to take MetroLink […]

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Eastbound I-64 to be Closed in East St. Louis Sept.13-23 — Make Metro Your Alternative

Nobody enjoys sitting in traffic. When you are talking about shutting down part of a major interstate highway though, then most commuters will try to avoid the area at all costs. Starting this Friday night at 9 p.m. (September 13), all eastbound lanes of Interstate 64 in East St. Louis from the I55/I70/I64  split to […]

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Your Input is Needed Online Now and at Public Meetings Next Month on Bus Rapid Transit Options

A new type of public transit service called Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is being explored by Metro and regional partners — the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), East-West Gateway Council of Governments, City of St. Louis, and St. Louis County. The partnership is conducting the St. Louis Rapid Transit Connector Study and is requesting your […]

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Extra Metro Transit Service for Fair Saint Louis

Metro transit is a great transportation option for Fair Saint Louis visitors, workers and volunteers who want to avoid traffic congestion, street closures, and parking issues in downtown St. Louis. Extra MetroLink trains will be running to accommodate the large crowds at the annual celebration on Thursday, July 4, Friday, July 5, and Saturday, July […]

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The Point 105.7 FM Gets a Jump on Dump the Pump Day This Friday with $50 Gift Cards for MetroLink Riders

Did you know that households that use public transportation and live with one less car can save on average $9,000 every year? According to the American Public Transportation Association, public transportation’s overall effects save the United States 4.2 billion gallons of gasoline annually. Riding public transit can save you money in several ways – especially […]

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Bike To Work Day Inspiration From A Daily Bicyclist and Transit Rider

We celebrate National Bike to Work Day — tomorrow, May 17 — with a look at bike and transit super commuter Robert Droney. Droney, 45, is an attorney who works three blocks from the Busch Stadium MetroLink Station. From his home in Ballwin, he often commutes by bicycle — 26 miles each way. Sometimes he […]

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Metro Helps Kick Off ‘Safe Roads For All’

Now that the spring weather has finally arrived, Metro Transit wants to remind everyone to be safe and courteous out on the roads. Metro Transit joined MoDOT and Trailnet at a news conference Monday outside of the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park. The event was aimed at emphasizing the importance of safely sharing the […]

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Metro Transit Joins Area Cycling Groups to Kick Off National Bike Month

Area cycling enthusiasts kicked off National Bike Month in style last night with the educational #CarFreeSTL Happy Hour at the Handle Bar, a bike-themed bar and restaurant in the Grove neighborhood. The event — co-hosted by the Great Rivers Greenway (GRG), Social Media Club St. Louis, and CityInAJar.com — was a virtual one-stop shop with […]

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