Tag Archives: Metro Transit

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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Metro to Survey MetroLink Customers Starting October 20

Metro will conduct its annual fall MetroLink Fare Survey, starting Monday, October 20, and running through Friday, November 14. Data collected each year is used to evaluate how customers use the light rail system and how they pay. Fare surveyors will be positioned at all 37 MetroLink station platform entrances over the course of the survey […]

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Missouri Lottery Celebrates City’s 250th Birthday With ‘WINSday’ Ticket Giveway

The month of October will kick off on a fun note Wednesday, with some lucky MetroBus customers receiving a special “WINSday” surprise on their public transit trips. Metro, STL250 and the Missouri Lottery are teaming up again this month to offer Missouri Lottery free play coupons (while supplies last). Passengers 18 and older, who are […]

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MetroLink Ticket Validator Machines Lighting Up

Have you noticed a green light now comes on when you insert your Metro ticket into the ticket validating machines at some MetroLink stations? When we roll out smart card technology next year, the lights on ticket validating machines will let you know if your Gateway Card has enough money stored on it to take […]

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Take Metro to the Rams Green Game, May Receive Reward

Metro is teaming up with the St. Louis Rams to offer football fans who take public transit to the fifth annual Green Game Sunday, something extra for going green to the game by not driving their cars. Beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday, 1,000 Rams fans will receive a $10 food and beverage voucher by presenting their […]

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Missouri Lottery Celebrates City’s 250th Birthday With “Winsday” Ticket Giveaway

Some lucky MetroBus customers are going to receive a special “Winsday” surprise on their public transit trips tomorrow. Metro, STL250 and the Missouri Lottery have teamed up again this month to offer Missouri Lottery free play coupons (while supplies last). Passengers who are 18 and older riding on the special STL250 MetroBus vehicle between the […]

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Metro, Red Cross, All Ready Team Up For Emergency Preparedness Month

Metro Ambassadors and volunteers from the American Red Cross and the All Ready Campaign will be distributing emergency preparedness information at several Metro transit locations Thursday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. September is Emergency Preparedness Month, and Metro, the Red Cross, and the All Ready Campaign are teaming up to raise awareness about the importance of being […]

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Officials Announce Metro as Recipient of $10.3 million TIGER Grant

A top representative from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) came to St. Louis today to officially announce the award of a $10.3 million federal TIGER grant to the Bi-State Development Agency/Metro. The federal funds will help pay for a new MetroLink station in the Cortex District and other transit improvements in the Central Corridor of […]

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