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New Metro North County Transit Center Coming in Fall 2015

North St. Louis County is currently one of Metro’s fastest-growing public transit markets, and today Metro and its regional partners broke ground for the new North County Transit Center. Metro successfully competed for and was awarded federal funding to plan and build a new transit center to be located in Ferguson on Pershall Road between […]

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Passenger Profile: Yaunah

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  focuses on Yaunah. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. Yaunah is not a creature of habit when it comes to […]

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Use Metro to Avoid I-44 Closure Downtown This Weekend

Allow extra time if you are planning a trip to the Gateway Arch or other downtown St. Louis destinations this weekend. Interstate 44 will be closed downtown so you may want to consider parking the car and taking Metro instead. Starting at 8 p.m. this Friday night,  the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) plans to […]

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Here’s How to Get to Fair Saint Louis Using Metro

Before Fair Saint Louis kicks off its three-day celebration in Forest Park tomorrow, we thought it’d be helpful to answer a few common questions before you head down for the festivities. Q: How far is it from the MetroLink stations to where Fair Saint Louis will be in Forest Park? A: Two MetroLink stations are […]

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Help Paint a MetroBus at PrideFest Sunday

One of the many special activities offered at the St. Louis PrideFest festival this weekend in downtown St. Louis involves painting colorful murals on a MetroBus vehicle on Sunday afternoon. The annual PrideFest event is an opportunity to learn more about equality in the community while enjoying a variety of food, music, entertainment, and other […]

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Senior Sign-Up Events at Schnucks

Metro transit will host Reduced Fare Permit registration events for older adults in July at 10 area Schnucks stores. The Reduced Fare Permit identifies adults age 65 and older as qualifying for reduced fares when riding MetroBus and MetroLink.  Metro representatives will sign up eligible senior citizens on the following dates and times at these […]

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Metro to Provide Extra Service for Fair Saint Louis

Fair Saint Louis is being held in Forest Park this year, and Metro transit is a great option for fairgoers, workers and volunteers who want to avoid traffic congestion, street closures and parking issues. To accommodate fairgoers, Metro will provide additional MetroLink service on Thursday, July 3; Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5.  MetroLink […]

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Passenger Profile: Aaron

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Aaron. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. It happened one day in February. Aaron was waiting in line to […]

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Metro Transit to Hold Job Fair June 28

Some of you tell us how wonderful your Metro operators are, and we agree. We have some of the best operators you will find in public transit working at Metro transit and we need more operators. If you know someone who enjoys working with people and would make a good operator, please tell them about […]

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5 Reasons You Should Dump the Pump Thursday

Metro transit is joining more than 100 public transit systems around the country this Thursday to participate in the National Dump the Pump Day. This national public transportation awareness day encourages people to “dump the pump” by parking their cars and riding public transit instead. Dump the Pump is sponsored by the American Public Transportation […]

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