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Take Metro To These Six Labor Day Events

There are a lot of fun events happening this holiday weekend in around St. Louis. In order to avoid road construction, traffic jams and parking challenges, Metro is a great option for getting to some of the big Labor Day weekend events. Big Muddy Blues Festival The annual three-day blues festival brings more than 60,000 people […]

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Flashback Friday

This week, in honor of the Big Muddy Blues Festival on Laclede’s Landing, we look at a view of the Eads Bridge Trolley Station at Third Street (Memorial Drive) and Washington Avenue, circa 1900. An ornate sign atop the building reads, “The Electric Way” and advertises the stations in Illinois (including Alton, East St. Louis, […]

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Passenger Profile: Kelly

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Kelly. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. Kelly’s commute on MetroLink only takes a few minutes, but it’s necessary […]

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MetroLink Work Scheduled August 25-29

Rail maintenance work is scheduled on the MetroLink system next week, and that may result in short delays for some passengers. To accommodate the crews, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Union Station MetroLink Station and the Civic Center MetroLink Station starting at 8 p.m. through the end of service Monday, Tuesday, […]

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Metro to Operate Special LouFest Shuttle

The annual LouFest Music Festival in Forest Park will take place Sept. 6 and Sept. 7 and Metro transit is a great option for getting there. Concert goers should take MetroBus or MetroLink to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station and then catch the #3 Forest Park Trolley to LouFest. If you show your LouFest ticket […]

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Passenger Profile: Maria

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Maria. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. Maria’s trip back and forth between the Belleville MetroLink Station and the […]

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MetroLink Work Scheduled August 18-24

Rail maintenance work is scheduled on the MetroLink system next week, and that may result in short delays for some Red Line and Blue Line passengers. To accommodate the crews, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Union Station MetroLink Station and the Civic Center MetroLink Station starting at 11:30 p.m. through the […]

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MetroLink Testing Designated Bicycle Areas

Passengers with bicycles are welcome on MetroLink, but many customers don’t really know where they are supposed to put their bicycles when they are on the train. To help clear up the confusion, speed up the boarding process, and make it safer for all passengers, Metro is testing specially designated bike areas on the platform […]

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Photo Contest: Ride Metro, Try to Win LouFest Tickets

The LouFest Music Festival will take place Sept. 6 to Sept. 7 in Forest Park. To encourage you to think about taking public transit to the festival, Metro is teaming up with LouFest organizers to sponsor a photo contest where you could win tickets to the annual music event. Here’s what you need to do to enter the […]

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Take Metro to See Rams, Miley Cyrus or Katy Perry

It will be a busy weekend in Downtown St. Louis. Football returns to the Edward Jones Dome tonight, the Moonlight Ramble is tomorrow night and Miley Cyrus performs Sunday night at the Scottrade Center and Katy Perry is in concert on August 17. If you want to avoid the construction, traffic jams and parking challenges, […]

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