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Bi-State Development Agency/Metro Employees Ratify New Labor Contracts

MetroBus and MetroLink operators, mechanics, clerical and maintenance workers have ratified new labor contracts. Metro workers are represented by the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 788. The Bi-State Development Agency’s Board of Commissioners voted in favor of the same agreements on Sept. 19. “We are pleased we have new contracts in place with our employees,” […]

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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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Local Artists Invited to Enter MetroBus Shelter Competition

Artwork created by local visual artists may be coming to a MetroBus shelter near you. Metro’s Arts in Transit program, in conjunction with Lamar Advertising, is seeking artwork that can be reproduced as large-scale, two-dimensional posters. Arts in Transit will select at least 10 two-dimensional images created by 10 artists for reproduction in large-scale poster form […]

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Agency Commissioners Ratify Tentative Labor Agreement

The Bi-State Development Agency’s Board of Commissioners ratified a tentative labor agreement today. Metro transit and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 788 reached the tentative agreement earlier this week which includes pay raises for approximately 1,400 MetroBus operators, MetroLink operators, mechanics, maintenance and clerical workers. Under the proposed contract, the pension benefits would not change. […]

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New Transit Center to Transform MetroBus Service in North County

Metro transit is inviting MetroBus customers and the public to learn more about the new North St. Louis County Transit Center at three upcoming informal meetings. The new transit center, which is scheduled to open in fall 2015, will be located at 3140 Pershall Road between West Florissant Avenue and New Halls Ferry Road in […]

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Passenger Profile: Falaunda

Thousands of customers like Falaunda depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future “Passenger Profile” blog. Falaunda’s morning commute to work starts around 7 a.m. each morning. She utilizes […]

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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 Adds Real-Time Data to Trip Planner

Metro transit has added a new feature to our Trip Planner which includes a display of bus positions on a map in real time for all 75 bus routes in the St. Louis region. A “Real Time Map” link has been added to the Trip Planner. To find the link, you access the Trip Planner as […]

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Passenger Profile: Frank

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Frank. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. You could say Frank knows his way around when it comes to […]

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