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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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Flashback Friday – Streetcar on Wydown

Flashback Friday time! Were you able to guess the year and location of today’s vintage transit photo? You are looking at a light rail car traveling on Wydown in 1947. It is passing the expensive homes on the old Clayton 04 line. Next time you are on Wydown Boulevard perhaps you will see joggers running up […]

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Flashback Friday

 Flashback Friday time! Were you able to guess the place and year of today’s Flashback Friday photo? Pictured is a Delmar streetcar passing the Delmar (Wabash) Station in the summer of 1957. How about a bit of local trivia for 1957? That was the year the Billy Wilder film, “The Spirit of St. Louis,” starring […]

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Metro Transit Provides Special Assistance During Dangerously Cold Weather

The extremely cold temperatures we have been experiencing in the St. Louis area this winter can be extremely dangerous, even deadly for some residents. The Bi-State Development Agency/Metro Transit is committed to improving the qualify of life for residents in the region, and so when the City of St. Louis came to ask for help […]

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Flashback Friday

It’s Flashback Friday Time! Were you able to guess the place and year of today’s transit photo? Pictured is a Bi-State Big Red Express bus dropping off passengers in front of Sportsman’s Park in the mid-1960s. The football Cardinals moved her from Chicago in 1960 and played at Sportsman’s Park (also known as Busch I) until 1965. […]

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Metro Customers Enjoy The Holiday Magic Train And Concerts

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Flashback Friday — Streetcar At Forest Park Highlands

Today’s vintage transit photo was taken outside of St. Louis’ late great amusement park Forest Park Highlands in 1945. The Old Barn is in the background. The park began in 1896 as a merry-go-round meant to attract customers to the Highlands Cottage restaurant. It expanded over the years and consistently attracted huge crowds until July 19, 1963 when a […]

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Flashback Friday

Did you guess the year and location of today’s vintage transit photo? You’re looking at a westbound Kirkwood streetcar at the intersection of Flora Avenue and Big Bend in the late 1940s. The building that housed Ted’s Corner sandwich shop no longer stands. The white buildings at the right do, however. Happy Friday!

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Bi-State Development Agency/Metro Earns Green Business Challenge Award

We all know that Metro transit services contribute greatly to regional sustainability by keeping over 45,000 vehicles off area streets each day. At the Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA)/Metro, we work hard to also promote sustainability inside the workplace with a new “Lean & Green Team.” Just last week, we were honored at the 2013 St. […]

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Erick Dahl Introduced as Incoming St. Louis Downtown Airport Director

Bi-State Development Agency President and CEO John Nations introduced Erick Dahl as the incoming director of St. Louis Downtown Airport at the Bi-State Development Board of Commissioners meeting today. Dahl will assume his new role on December 1. He brings more than 10 years of aviation experience reflecting strong relationships with airport users, tenants and […]

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