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Metro Test Drives an Electric Bus

You may notice a bus on the #99 Downtown Trolley route in downtown St. Louis that doesn’t look like our other MetroBus vehicles. That’s because BYD Co. Ltd. has loaned us one of its electric buses to take for a two-week test drive, and you may be lucky enough to catch a ride on it. […]

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Federal Funding Needed to Keep Moving Forward

Local leaders from the bi-state area joined more than 350 organizations across the nation today to celebrate Stand Up for Transportation Day. The event was sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association to encourage the federal government to commit to a long-term funding plan for transportation infrastructure. Bi-State Development Agency President and CEO John Nations, Bill Schnell from the St. […]

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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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Passenger Profile: Ed

Thousands of customers, like Ed, depend on Metro transit every day 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. As many longtime bus riders may remember, before Metro, we […]

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Check Out The Winning MetroScape Artwork

  Images from 10 St. Louis area artists are starting to appear at bus shelters near you. Metro Arts in Transit invited local artists to submit their artwork to MetroScapes last fall. Submissions were reviewed by a panel of artists and art professionals who selected the winning pieces in January based on quality of work, appropriateness for public […]

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Loop Trolley Construction to Impact Metro Transit Service to Forest Park

The Loop Trolley project will impact MetroBus routes serving Forest Park as well as how MetroLink customers will be able to access the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station for several months starting on March 30. The changes are necessary in order to accommodate construction work and the closure and demolition of the DeBaliviere Bridge at the […]

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Passenger Profile: Kristy

Thousands of customers, like Kristy, 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. Kristy is not a fan of St. Louis traffic. “I […]

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Go Green and Take Metro to St. Patrick’s Day Festivities

There are plenty of St. Patrick’s Day events planned in the coming days. Don’t test your luck with traffic or trying to find a place to park downtown — take Metro instead. Saturday, March 14 – St. Patrick’s Day Race and Parade in Downtown St. Louis Before you head downtown for the St. Patrick’s Day […]

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Passenger Profile: Henry

Thousands of area residents depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Henry. We’d like to hear your transit story too. Email  mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. Henry started using Metro six years ago, and what began as a necessity […]

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