Tag Archives: Metro Transit

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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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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