Tag Archives: Metro Transit

Thank Your Favorite Metro Operator Tomorrow

Transit Driver Appreciation Day is tomorrow, March 18, so don’t forget to say “thank you” to your hardworking Metro operator. He or she will really appreciate it. Plus, you can post your “thank you on Twitter by tagging @STLMetro and using the hashtag #tdad. Why not post it on Facebook as well? Remember, your simple “thank you” may make their day! In advance […]

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Passenger Profile: Eddie

Passengers, like Eddie, depend on Metro transit to get to work, school and other important destinations. We hope you enjoy his 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.” If riding the bus had its own frequent flyer program, Eddie would have definitely […]

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Bi-State Development – Making an Impact for More Than 65 Years

We’re celebrating a special milestone today. On this day in 1950, President Harry S. Truman signed an interstate compact between Missouri and Illinois and formally established the Bi-State Development Agency. Now doing business as Bi-State Development (BSD), our organization is probably best known for operating Metro, the region’s public transportation system. But if you look […]

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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: Sammie

Customers, like Sammie, depend on Metro transit to get to work, school and other important destinations. We hope you enjoy his 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. Sammie has been using Metro all his life, long before MetroLink ever came to […]

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Bi-State Development Agency Approves Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

The Board of Commissioners of the Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) approved the budget for the new fiscal year during the board meeting last Friday. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 budget outlines $326.7 million in operational expenses before depreciation. The approved budget allocates resources to operate the Metro transit system, St. Louis Downtown Airport, operations at […]

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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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