Tag Archives: Long Range Plan

Chat Live With Metro Transit Wednesday at Noon About Customer Amenities

The first Wednesday of the month is upon us and you have special access to key Metro Transit officials as part of lunchtime Metro Transit Chat Live on stltoday.com. As part of a partnership with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Ray Friem and Jessica Mefford-Miller answer your public transit questions from noon until 1 p.m. live […]

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Public Invited to Attend Transit-Oriented Development Meetings

Updated 2/21/13: Fairview Heights meeting postponed due to weather.  You are invited to participate in a regional planning effort currently underway focusing on economic development potential around several MetroLink Stations: North Hanley, Emerson Park, Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center, Fairview Heights, Union Station, Civic Center, and Rock Road Station. The East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWG) and its […]

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East-West Gateway Wants Your Input on the Future of Transportation in St. Louis

East-West Gateway Council of Governments is currently developing the region’s next long-range plan, Regional Transportation Plan 2040.  According to East-West Gateway, the purpose of the Transportation Plan is to “set forth a regional policy and planning framework to guide decision-making regarding the growth and development of St. Louis region.”  The Transportation Plan 2040 will be aided […]

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Part of the Long-Range Plan Team: (left to right) Renee Ducker of URS, Jayson Hagen, Mark Phillips, Jessica Mefford-Miller, Ken Kinney of URS and Todd Hennessey

East-West Gateway Board Approves Long-Range Plan

The Board of East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWGCG) today unanimously approved and adopted Moving Transit Forward, the long-range plan Metro developed through transportation research and community input.  The plan offers options that EWGCG, the region’s planning agency, can use when deciding next steps for public transit in St. Louis.  Once EWGCG makes those decisions […]

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The Draft of Metro’s Long-Range Plan in 60 Seconds

We know everyone is busy. There is a lot of information out there to ingest. So this post is designed to be a 60-second summary (actual time may vary!) of the draft “Moving Transit Forward” plan presentation that we released yesterday.  You’ve got 60 seconds for the future of St. Louis transit, right?  Let’s go. […]

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Preferred Community Corridors

The Results of the Community Workshops: The Breakdown

During the community workshops in November, the Metro long-term planning team went around the region and conducted community workshops to get a handle on what are St. Louisans’ priorities for transit spending, now and in the future.  People chose which corridors and modes they preferred, and which amenities were important to them.  Now, Metro’s Moving […]

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Moving Transit Forward adds one more public workshop

The Moving Transit Forward team has added another public workshop, hosted by Madison County Transit on Tuesday, November 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Edwardsville Station, Main and Hillsboro Streets in Edwardsville, Illinois. If you haven’t had a chance to make it to one of the public workshops, this is your last opportunity. […]

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Update: Another location/date added to Public Forums

Our Moving Transit Forward team has added another location and time to the public roundtable forums that will be happening from October 13 (next Tuesday!) until October 27, and I think a lot of blog readers will find this one easy to get to. Tuesday, October 20 at 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. City of […]

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Bob Baer briefs the crowd

Moving Transit Forward: Public Engagement Meeting Schedule announced (Updated)

UPDATE: An additional forum date announced. At yesterday’s executive briefing, Metro’s planning officials announced the dates and locations for the first round of public engagement meetings for the long-range planning process. We’re posting the schedule here, and you can expect an announcement of the long-range plan website prior to the first meeting on October 13. […]

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Moving Transit Forward: Metro would like you to help shape its long-range transit plan

As our readers are aware, Metro has been making many changes over the past two years under the leadership of our current President & CEO, Bob Baer. This blog has been one such change. Now here comes a big change: Under Mr. Baer’s leadership and that of our new Chief of Planning and System Development, […]

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