Tag Archives: Security

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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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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Public Safety Officer Prepares for Customer Service Success Everyday

Not every job at Metro Transit carries a customer service title, but all Metro employees provide customer service. Metro Public Safety Officer Susanne Price was working at the Grand Metro Transit Center today as I waited for the #70 Grand. As Susanne and I were discussing how I communicate with our customers, something she said […]

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Take Metro to the Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade

It’s almost time for turkey, football and family! If you are heading downtown tomorrow morning for the Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade you can avoid the hassle of traffic and parking by taking Metro. The Parade starts at 8:45 a.m. at N. 4th Street and Washington Ave. It heads south on 4th and turns west […]

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A Candid Talk With Metro’s New Chief of the Department of Public Safety: Richard Zott

Richard Zott is the new Chief of Metro’s Department of Public Safety. He joined Metro three and a half months ago. Prior to Metro, he was the Special Agent in Charge of the Central Field Office in St. Louis for the Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS) which is part of the U.S. Department of Defense. […]

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Metro Earns TSA Gold Standard Rating for Safety and Security

Recently, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recognized Metro as one of the 17 rail and mass transit agencies from across the country that earned TSA’s highest rating of “Gold Standard” on the agency’s most recent Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) for their dedication to building a strong security system. “Our top priority at Metro […]

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MetroLink Transit Service Manager Recognized By St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department for Stepping Up

When you meet MetroLink Transit Service Manager (TSM) Amos Armour, you can tell he is a quiet, caring, and hardworking man.  And, it is no surprise he would do something out of the ordinary by going above and beyond to help a deputy from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department arrest a fare evader on […]

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Lights, Camera, Metro! Guide to Taking Video/Photos On Metro Transit

You are riding home on the train. The sun is setting, pink light washing over the train yards in midtown, and you think to yourself, “This would make a great photo.” Pull out your camera, snap, and you’ve captured a great image of St. Louis, taken from MetroLink. Or maybe you and your family are […]

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It’s Not the Mode, It’s The Behavior: Addressing Problems in the Delmar Loop

Metro, along with other business and residents in the Delmar Loop neighborhood, are working with law enforcement and elected officials to deter incidents of illegal or disruptive behavior like those that occurred last weekend. It is important that this vibrant area continues to attract residents and visitors to its many great assets. Some people have […]

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Meet Metro’s Newest “Pawtner” in Safety – Lacy from SLMPD Canine Unit!

In honor of National Puppy Day, we would like to interest you to the newest member of Metro’s Security team…Lacy! Lacy is an 15-month-old Black Labrador and member of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department’s (SLMPD) Canine Unit. She lives and works with Officer Vince Kleinigger, who handles and trains Lacy. She is specially trained […]

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