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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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Metro Transit Receives Two Awards For Passenger and Employee Safety

Metro Transit was recently notified it has received special recognition by two separate organizations for our commitment to safety. “Customer safety is our top priority. We are proud to be recognized as among the best of the best for our MetroBus practices,” said Ray Friem, Metro Chief Operating Officer Transit Services. “A reputation of excellence […]

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Metro Transit Safety Tips for Winter Weather Emergencies

The first snow of the season is a good time to remind Metro passengers about safety during transit emergencies and during inclement weather conditions. As you know, MetroLink, MetroBus, and Metro Call-A-Ride can be delayed by roadway accidents, utility and power disruptions, equipment breakdowns and general situations outside of our control. To prepare for an […]

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