Tag Archives: safety

Metro Hosts Joint Training Exercise Starting June 20

Update: The joint training exercise from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, June 20, Tuesday, June 21, and Thursday, June 23, at the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Station has been cancelled.  Fire departments from 12 local municipalities will join Metro beginning on Monday, June 20, for a three-day joint training exercise at the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Station. […]

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How To Avoid Identity Theft This Holiday Season

Cyber Monday has come and gone, but odds are, you’ll probably do a bit more online shopping throughout the month. But, you should be careful — while online shopping increases this time of year, it’s also the time of year when identity theft is on the rise. Here are a few tips to ensure a safe holiday shopping […]

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Top 10 Tips for a Safe Holiday Shopping Experience

The holiday shopping season is in full gear, and while that’s great news for anyone looking for deals on holiday gifts, it can also be good news for thieves. Whether you walk, ride a bike, ride Metro or drive your car to get your shopping done, it’s important to stay alert so you can protect […]

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Metro Kicks Off See Something, Say Something Campaign

Metro has created handouts and posted flyers on trains, buses and at MetroLink stations to promote its See Something, Say Something safety campaign. The campaign reminds passengers to stay vigilant and report suspicious packages, behavior and activity to local law enforcement or safety personnel. A simple way to remember what to look for is to use the the […]

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Metro Honors Operators for Years of Accident-Free Service

The safety of our customers and passengers is our top priority, and we recently honored MetroBus, Metro Call-A-Ride and MetroLink operators who have consistently delivered the safest transit service the Metro system has to offer. Nearly 150 operators were recognized for providing accident-free service for more than 10 years. Of that group, seven operators have provided 20 or more […]

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Ask Metro: Let’s Talk About Security

“Ask Metro” highlights questions asked in past St. Louis Post-Dispatch live chats, on social media, on our blog or via email. Have a question for us? Email it to mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and your question may be included in a future blog post. We received several questions about security during this afternoon’s monthly live chat with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. To […]

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10 Ways To Shop Safe This Holiday Season

There is still plenty of time to get those holiday gifts purchased, and we’re happy to help you check items off of your to-do list. But as you finish your holiday shopping this weekend, be sure to be alert — especially when it comes to theft. Here are 10 suggestions to keep you safe this season: […]

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Metro Call-A-Ride Operator Recognized for Heroism

Metro Call-A-Ride operator Lamont Moore, who helped rescue a toddler and an adult from an apartment fire last month, was recognized this morning for his bravery at the Bi-State Development Agency Board of Commissioners meeting. On October 26, Moore had just finished dropping off one of a Metro Call-A-Ride customer and was getting ready to […]

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Metro Receives Two Grants to Promote Rail Safety

Every day in the United States, people are injured or killed trying to beat a train. Nationwide in 2013, 908 people were injured or killed while walking on or near railroad tracks.  That was up 7.7 percent from 2012, according to preliminary data from the Federal Railroad Administration. At Metro, the safety of our customers […]

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Ride MetroLink with Team Fredbird and Louie to Child Safety Day

Updated Oct. 10: We have a last-minute change to bring to your attention. Team Fredbird will represent Fredbird tomorrow on MetroLink to Child Safety Day. Sam Safety will not be able to join us either.  Join Fredbird, Louie and Sam Safety on MetroLink Saturday, Oct. 11  as they ride the train to Child Safety Day. The […]

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