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Coming Soon: New Pedestrian Access at Brentwood I-64 Station

Construction of a new walkway between the Brentwood I-64 MetroLink Station and the Dierbergs Market at Brentwood Pointe retail center on Eager Road is scheduled to begin Monday, July 27. The new walkway will provide a shorter and more convenient route for Metro transit riders between the Brentwood I-64 Station and Dierbergs Market and other businesses […]

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MetroLink Work Scheduled July 27 – August 2

MetroLink passengers are encouraged to allow extra time for their commutes next week, especially if they are traveling to Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. Station rehabilitation work will require the Lambert Airport Terminal #1 MetroLink Station to temporarily close for two weeks beginning Monday, July 27. In addition, MetroLink will operate on a single track to […]

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Reminder: Terminal #1 MetroLink Station To Close July 27

Are you using MetroLink to travel to or from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in the next few weeks? Here’s some information you’ll want to know before you head out. Crews will temporarily close the Lambert Airport Terminal #1 MetroLink Station to perform rehabilitation work. The station will receive new concrete, paint, tactile strips, an upgraded electrical system […]

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Ray Friem Appointed Executive Director

Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) President and CEO John Nations has appointed Ray Friem as Executive Director of Metro Transit. The appointment, which went into effect July 1, reestablishes the Executive Director position within Metro Transit and better reflects the managerial responsibility that Friem has in running the daily operations of the St. Louis region’s public transit system. “I am […]

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Passenger Profile: Charaell

Passengers, like Charaell, depend on Metro transit to get to work, school and other important destinations. We hope you enjoy her 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. It’s easy to figure out how long Charaell has been using Metro to […]

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Sneak Peek: Check Out Design For New MetroLink Station Mural

The design of a new mural to be installed at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station will be revealed tomorrow, Thursday, July 23, at a special event at the Regional Arts Commission.The local artists who created the mural, Con Christeson and Catharine Magel, will share how the creative process involved community input which helped shape the […]

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It’s Electric! Metro Test Drives Electric Bus in Forest Park

  You might hop on a Forest Park Trolley that looks a little different than the trolleys you’re used to seeing, starting tomorrow July 21. That’s because Metro is testing a refurbished Zero-Emission Propulsion System powered electric bus from Complete Coach Works, and Forest Park visitors will have a chance to join in the test […]

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Metro is Your Solution to Getting Around the MLK Bridge Closure

The Martin Luther King Bridge is scheduled to be closed to all traffic starting at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 20 for bridge rehabilitation work. Metro is a great option for avoiding congestion and heavy traffic as drivers are diverted to detours and alternative bridges to cross the Mississippi River. You can park at any one of our […]

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MetroLink Work Scheduled July 20-26

MetroLink Blue Line riders are encouraged to allow a little extra time for their evening commutes next week as maintenance work on the MetroLink system may result in minor delays for some passengers. To accommodate the crews, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Clayton MetroLink Station and Forsyth MetroLink Station. Monday through […]

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Professor Doubles as Intern for Internal Audit Department

Every summer, Bi-State Development Agency’s (BSDA) Internal Audit Department selects talented college students from across the country to participate in its internship program. But this year, BSDA welcomed an intern who already has years of experience and expertise under her belt. Dr. Leisa Marshall, Chair of the Accounting Department and a Professor at Southeast Missouri State University, […]

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