Tag Archives: MetroLink

Passenger Profile: Faye

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Faye. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. In order to get to and from class each day, Faye boards […]

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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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MetroLink Work Scheduled September 29 Through October 5

Rail maintenance work on the MetroLink system may result in short delays for some passengers next week. To accommodate the crews, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Central West End Station starting at 8 p.m. through the end of service Monday through Thursday (Sept. 29-Oct. 2). During those times, Blue Line trains […]

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Metro to Provide Free Shuttle Service For Light The Night

There are two exciting charity events happening in the St. Louis area that could impact your commute this weekend and Metro will be providing special shuttles for one of the events. Light The Night will take place at the Central Field in Forest Park this Saturday at 5:30 p.m. The event is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s evening […]

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Passenger Profile: Don

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Don. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. When the Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry (CLAM) moved to downtown St. Louis […]

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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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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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Take Metro to the Rams Green Game, May Receive Reward

Metro is teaming up with the St. Louis Rams to offer football fans who take public transit to the fifth annual Green Game Sunday, something extra for going green to the game by not driving their cars. Beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday, 1,000 Rams fans will receive a $10 food and beverage voucher by presenting their […]

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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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