Tag Archives: Metro Transit

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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Passenger Profile: Sheila

Thousands of customers, like Sheila, depend on Metro transit every day 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. For Sheila, right now Metro is her way to get to and […]

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Behind the Scenes: Car Wash for MetroLink Trains

One of the comments we receive frequently from out-of-town visitors or new MetroLink passengers is just how clean our light rail trains are.  That’s because our trains are cleaned daily, inside and out. We thought you might enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at our car wash for MetroLink trains so we taped a camera to the train windshield and took video at […]

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Ask Metro: Let’s Talk About Security

“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. We received several questions about security during this afternoon’s monthly live chat with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. To […]

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Check Out The Winning MetroScape Artwork

  Images from 10 St. Louis area artists are starting to appear at bus shelters near you. Metro Arts in Transit invited local artists to submit their artwork to MetroScapes last fall. Submissions were reviewed by a panel of artists and art professionals who selected the winning pieces in January based on quality of work, appropriateness for public […]

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Lucas & Linda: An Everlasting Love Story

In celebration of Valentine’s Day tomorrow, we have been sharing the stories of couples who met on MetroBus or MetroLink. Here is a love story about Lucas and his late wife Linda. Lucas is one of our reserve MetroBus dispatchers and his fellow  dispatcher Tim Stewart wanted to share this story.  Lucas Lowery’s almost 50 years with the Bi-State Development […]

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Amy and Jack: A Match Made on the Rails

In celebration of Valentine’s Day next week, we’re sharing the stories of couples who met on MetroBus or MetroLink. Here is Amy and Jack’s story. Amy works at the Bi-State Development Agency, which operates the Metro transit system for the region.  The beginning of Amy and Jack’s relationship was a lot like our MetroLink trains. Their romance […]

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Metro Call-A-Ride Operator Recognized for Heroism

Metro Call-A-Ride operator Lamont Moore, who helped rescue a toddler and an adult from an apartment fire last month, was recognized this morning for his bravery at the Bi-State Development Agency Board of Commissioners meeting. On October 26, Moore had just finished dropping off one of a Metro Call-A-Ride customer and was getting ready to […]

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Bi-State Development Agency Wins A Healthiest Employer Award

The Bi-State Development Agency/Metro was recently honored as one of St. Louis’ Healthiest Employers in 2014, for the third consecutive year. The St. Louis Business Journal partnered with Healthiest Employer, an Indianapolis-based corporate wellness research and data analysis firm that honors employers of all sizes, regions and industries each year for its Healthiest 100 list. The list uses a […]

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Passenger Profile: Lynn

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Lynn. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. Lynn first hopped on a MetroBus vehicle in Illinois back in 1980 […]

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