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Metro, Trailnet and MoDOT Kick Off Safety Campaign

Metro customers have lots of options when it comes to transportation. Some of you prefer to park your car, and to walk or bicycle to your destination or transit stop. While walking and cycling both offer health, financial, and environmental benefits, the risk of incurring serious or even fatal injuries is greatly increased if you […]

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National Campaign Takes New Approach to Safety Around Railroad Tracks

Every day, people are killed while trespassing on railroad tracks in the United States. Operation Lifesaver wants to do something to change that and Metro transit supports its efforts. The nonprofit organization founded in 1972 and dedicated to rail safety public education, kicked off its new national See Tracks? Think Train! campaign this month. Operation […]

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Terry Bowman Brings CPR & First Aid Training to Illinois Capitol

Here at Bi-State Development Agency/Metro employees know Firefighter Terry Bowman Jr. as the person who taught them CPR and first aid training at the Saint Louis Downtown Airport, but that’s just one of the many things he does for the airport and the agency. In addition to coordinating public education outreach activities for Bi-State Development […]

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Metro Transit Provides Special Assistance During Dangerously Cold Weather

The extremely cold temperatures we have been experiencing in the St. Louis area this winter can be extremely dangerous, even deadly for some residents. The Bi-State Development Agency/Metro Transit is committed to improving the qualify of life for residents in the region, and so when the City of St. Louis came to ask for help […]

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Thank You for Your Patience During the Winter Storm

Metro transit would like to thank our MetroLink, MetroBus, and Metro Call-A-Ride customers for their patience during delays caused by last week’s major snow storm that brought sub-zero temperatures and a foot of snow to the St. Louis area. “The safety of our passengers and our operators is always our top priority. We safely transported […]

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Metro Helps Kick Off ‘Safe Roads For All’

Now that the spring weather has finally arrived, Metro Transit wants to remind everyone to be safe and courteous out on the roads. Metro Transit joined MoDOT and Trailnet at a news conference Monday outside of the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park. The event was aimed at emphasizing the importance of safely sharing the […]

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FedEx Express Donates Boeing 727-200F Aircraft to St. Louis Downtown Airport

  Today (April 19) was a very special day for St. Louis Downtown Airport and the region in terms of safety, emergency response preparedness, training and aviation education. This morning, following its last flight, the Boeing 727-200F aircraft operated for 20 years by FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, was donated to St. Louis […]

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Metro Transit Operations: Back to Normal

Metro Operations Update: 1 P.M. Friday What a difference a day makes in the wake of a winter storm!  Metro Transit service is operating normal Friday service today. Normal schedules resumed at the start of service early this morning. MetroLink trains are running on time. Metro Call-A-Ride reports normal operations and there are no snow-related […]

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Metro To Participate In Multi-State Earthquake Drill And So Can You

Have you or someone you know ever experienced a major earthquake? I haven’t and to be honest, I don’t think I would know what to do if one happened. That’s why I’m so excited Metro is participating in a national program to educate and prepare people for an earthquake. On February 7th at 10:15 a.m., […]

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St. Louis County Man Sells Car, Reflects On 1,000 Days Without It

Did you drive your car today? More importantly, did you HAVE to use your car today? David Ziolkowski is a Senior Architectural Lighting Designer with HOK Lighting Group, a lighting design team based in St. Louis. He, his wife and two children live in the St. Louis area. Seems pretty typical so far, right? Well, […]

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