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Celebrate Earth Day With Metro This Sunday

What’s the greenest way to get to the St. Louis Earth Day Festival in Forest Park on Sunday? Well, Metro transit of course. Join us this Sunday for the 26th annual St. Louis Earth Day Festival and get an up-close look at an all-electric bus, which has been operating on the #99 Downtown Trolley for the […]

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Passenger Profile: Jeffrey

Customers, like Jeffrey, depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, school and other important destinations. We hope you enjoy his story, and we’re interested in your transit story too. Email mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org, and we may share your story in a future “Passenger Profile” blog. Jeffrey has broken a record — well, his own […]

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Passenger Profile: Josh

Customers, like Josh, depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, school and other important destinations. We hope you enjoy his story, and we’re interested in your transit story too. Email mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org, and we may share your story in a future “Passenger Profile” blog. Josh is no stranger when it comes to using public transportation. He […]

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Bridge Demolition to Impact Service at Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station

(Updated 4/23/2015 at 4:16 p.m.): The MetroLink Station Shuttle, scheduled for this weekend April 25-26, has been postponed. Demolition work on the DeBaliviere Bridge at Forest Park Parkway in St. Louis scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and April 26, will impact Metro passengers. Because the weekend demolition work will occur above the MetroLink tracks […]

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Wanted: Farmer for St. Louis Downtown Airport

Normally, you might expect an airport to advertise for control tower workers, hangar space, or new businesses to relocate on the airport grounds.  Well, St. Louis Downtown Airport is looking for something a little different. The airport is seeking a local farmer to plant and harvest crops on undeveloped ground at the airport in Illinois. […]

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MetroLink Work Scheduled April 13-16

Update (as of 3:10 p.m. April 15): Scheduled track maintenance is cancelled for Wednesday, April 15. MetroLink trains will operate on one track next week at several stations to accommodate crews who are preparing to tear down the DeBaliviere Bridge at Forest Park Parkway. Due to possible brief delays in service, MetroLink customers are encouraged […]

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Metro Test Drives an Electric Bus

You may notice a bus on the #99 Downtown Trolley route in downtown St. Louis that doesn’t look like our other MetroBus vehicles. That’s because BYD Co. Ltd. has loaned us one of its electric buses to take for a two-week test drive, and you may be lucky enough to catch a ride on it. […]

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Take Metro to Monday’s Cards Home Opener

With the recent thunderstorms, it’s clear that spring is here, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate spring than Opening Day for the St. Louis Cardinals. If you’re able to sneak out of the office early or lucky enough to have the day off Monday, April 13, let us be the ones […]

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Federal Funding Needed to Keep Moving Forward

Local leaders from the bi-state area joined more than 350 organizations across the nation today to celebrate Stand Up for Transportation Day. The event was sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association to encourage the federal government to commit to a long-term funding plan for transportation infrastructure. Bi-State Development Agency President and CEO John Nations, Bill Schnell from the St. […]

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GO! St. Louis Marathon to Affect 20 MetroBus Routes This Weekend

The 2015 GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend is scheduled for this weekend (April 11-12). Here’s what you need to know if you plan to take Metro to any of this weekend’s events or will be riding MetroBus near any race venue. On Saturday, April 11, a portion of 14th Street will close between Market […]

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