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Flashback Friday

Were you able to guess the year and location of today’s vintage transit photo? Pictured is a Lindell Railway double-truck streetcar with lifeguard trays at each end and protective gating at the sides to cut down on highway injuries. Car #3 is seen here going north on Mississippi Avenue at Park Avenue, Lafayette Park in […]

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Spend Less, Ride More with the Commuter Advantage Program

There are a lot of great benefits to riding Metro transit, and saving money on transportation costs is at the top of the list. In fact, did you know thousands of area workers are riding MetroLink and MetroBus at a reduced fare — or even for free? Tell your employer about the Commuter Advantage Program, and see if […]

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Passenger Profile: Antonio

Customers, like Antonio, 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. Antonio has been riding Metro for 26 years, and […]

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Ask Metro: What safety technology does MetroLink use?

“Ask Metro” highlights questions asked in past St. Louis Post-Dispatch live chats, on social media, on our blog or via email. Have a question for us? Email it to mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and your question may be included in a future blog post. Q: Does MetroLink have safety features in place, like Positive Train Control? A: MetroLink does […]

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CMT Hosts Great Race: Relay to the Rails on Thursday

Citizens for Modern Transit’s Great Race: Relay to the Rails is this Thursday, May 21, and while the objective is still the same, the way to get to the finish line comes with a twist. Rather than having teams face off against each other using different modes of transportation (public transit, carshare, biking and rideshare), CMT’s Great […]

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MetroLink Work Scheduled May 18 – 22

Customers are encouraged to allow extra time for their commutes this week as maintenance work on the MetroLink system may result in delays for some Red Line and Blue Line passengers. To accommodate crews, MetroLink will operate on a single track at these stations: College MetroLink Station Shiloh-Scott MetroLink Station University City-Big Bend MetroLink Station […]

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Transportation Leaders Kick Off Safe Roads For All Campaign

Metro customers have lots of choices when it comes to transportation, and many of our passengers combine MetroLink and MetroBus with walking and biking. As more and more people take advantage of different transportation options, it’s important for all of us to share the road and ensure all pedestrians, cyclists and motorists stay safe. This morning, Metro […]

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Metro Debuts New Call-A-Ride Vans

Metro transit is replacing older models of its 120-van Metro Call-A-Ride fleet with 37 new vans that will improve the overall transit experience for Metro customers. The new Metro Call-A-Ride vans were manufactured by Champion Bus and built on a Freightliner chassis, which offers a sharper turning radius, larger cab space and better visibility. The […]

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Passenger Profile: Joe

Customers, like Joe, 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. When it comes to choosing a regular commute, Joe […]

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Discounted Cardinals Tickets For Metro Riders

Cardinals fans who take MetroLink or MetroBus to Busch Stadium know how convenient and easy it is to get to the big game. Not only do they avoid sitting in traffic before or after the game, now they can even save a few bucks on tickets to select games. We’ve teamed up with the St. […]

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