Tag Archives: Bike

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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New Off-Street Trail Unveiled Linking Clayton to University City

The Great Rivers Greenway (GRG) fashioned a key piece of the jigsaw puzzle that is the St. Louis regional bike trail network into place on Friday — and it fit perfectly. The group held a party in Clayton’s Shaw Park to celebrate the opening of the Centennial Greenway Trail, a two-mile asphalt trail that runs from […]

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St. Louis County Man Sells Car, Reflects On 1,000 Days Without It

Did you drive your car today? More importantly, did you HAVE to use your car today? David Ziolkowski is a Senior Architectural Lighting Designer with HOK Lighting Group, a lighting design team based in St. Louis. He, his wife and two children live in the St. Louis area. Seems pretty typical so far, right? Well, […]

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St. Louis Rolls Through National Bike Month with Bike Master Plan, ARTCRANK, & Tour de Grove

May is National Bike Month, and St. Louis has several events planned to get involved and get geared up for bicycling in our community. Check out some of the following events: Bike Master Plan Open House The St. Louis Regional Bike Plan is providing its last opportunity for public input with a series of open houses. […]

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Bike Commuter Station Opens in Downtown St. Louis

Maybe you’ve always dreamed of riding your bike to work. You know, wind in your hair, starting each morning out right with a workout, but then you worried about smelling like you went for a bike ride that morning. Or you worried about where to store your bike. Downtown employees, worry no more! St. Louis […]

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The Story of the Bi-State Development Agency or Why Metro is Building a Bike Trail Connector

Recently, questions have been asked about Metro’s $1 million FTA grant to connect the planned Soulard Bikeway Extension and the North Riverfront Trail, called the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Bike Connection.  Why is Metro involved in the project?  Isn’t Metro a transit agency? The answer is – yes, we are a transit agency and much […]

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Bike Rack for North Hanley: A Lesson in Social Media Collaboration

As the Online Media Specialist for Metro, I hear a lot of suggestions and concerns from Metro riders.  Almost all of these suggestions get passed along, and often are incorporated into our customer service feedback or planning decisions. Sometimes we run across the opportunity to take feedback from social media and engage it throughout the […]

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Everybody’s Working for the Weekend of Great Fun In St. Louis

Everybody’s working for the weekend, right? You don’t need a second chance to check out some of the great things happening around St. Louis this weekend! Everybody’s wondering, will you come out tonight to Oktoberfest in Soulard’s Lyon Park near the Anheuser-Busch Brewery. The Fest has a shuttle running from the Civic Center MetroLink and […]

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“Staycationing” in STL for Labor Day Weekend

OK – so it’s Labor Day weekend in St. Louis.  The weather forecast suggests sunny with a healthy side of beautiful.  For weeks and weeks it’s been stick-to-your-seat hot or wash-away stormy, and here is a great opportunity for everyone to get out and enjoy the end of summer.  It’s OK if you don’t want […]

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