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Passenger Profile: Dennis

Thousands of customers, like Dennis, depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. We hope you enjoy his story and 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. Dennis has grown up around public […]

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Forest Park Trolley Ridership Up This Season

From celebrating Fair Saint Louis to hosting LouFest and other annual celebrations, Forest Park was the place to be this summer and the #3 Forest Park Trolley was the mode of transportation to get customers to and from their favorite attractions inside the park. All of these exciting events helped grow ridership on the #3 Forest […]

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Passenger Profile: Christine

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Christine. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. A couple of months ago, Christine experienced her first MetroBus ride and it […]

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Metro Hosts Third Public Meeting

With a new transit center slated to open next year, Metro is inviting input from Metro customers and the public about MetroBus service in North St. Louis County. An informal, open-house style meeting will be held Oct. 7, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Riverview- Hall Transit Center at 9021 Riverview in St. Louis. […]

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Ride MetroLink with Team Fredbird and Louie to Child Safety Day

Updated Oct. 10: We have a last-minute change to bring to your attention. Team Fredbird will represent Fredbird tomorrow on MetroLink to Child Safety Day. Sam Safety will not be able to join us either.  Join Fredbird, Louie and Sam Safety on MetroLink Saturday, Oct. 11  as they ride the train to Child Safety Day. The […]

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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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