Tag Archives: MetroLink

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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MetroLink Work Scheduled September 15-20

Rail maintenance work on the MetroLink system may result in short delays for some passengers this week. To accommodate the crews, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand MetroLink Station starting at 8 p.m. through the end of service on Monday (Sept. 15) and from the beginning of service through 8 a.m. […]

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Officials Announce Metro as Recipient of $10.3 million TIGER Grant

A top representative from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) came to St. Louis today to officially announce the award of a $10.3 million federal TIGER grant to the Bi-State Development Agency/Metro. The federal funds will help pay for a new MetroLink station in the Cortex District and other transit improvements in the Central Corridor of […]

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Passenger Profile: Rich & Alex

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today, Rich and Alex are our featured “Passenger Profile.”  We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. Rarely does a day go by without Alex […]

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Metro Secures Federal Funding For New MetroLink Station

The Bi-State Development Agency/Metro has been notified it will be awarded $10.3 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to enhance transit and job accessibility in the Central Corridor of St. Louis. The federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Program award includes the construction of a new MetroLink station to be located at […]

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Take Metro to Forest Park for St. Louis World’s Fare

This year has been exciting for St. Louis. It’s the 250th birthday of the city and the 110th anniversary of the 1904 World’s Fair in Forest Park. The 1st Annual St. Louis World’s Fare Heritage Festival and Games will capture the spirit of the 1904 World’s Fair in Forest Park this weekend. The celebration will kick off Friday […]

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MetroLink Expedition Takes Learning Out of the Classroom

A group of about 95 seventh grade students from Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle School in Maplewood boarded trains at our Maplewood- Manchester MetroLink Station last month with one goal in mind – to learn through experience. Teacher Kari Schepker-Mueller started the “MetroLink Expeditions” about 10 years ago. At that time, the field trip focused on […]

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