Tag Archives: St. Louis

Flashback Friday

Today’s photo shows a MetroLink train approaching the Eads Bridge as Fair Saint Louis fireworks explode in the sky on July 4, 2006. Ride Metro to this year’s Fair Saint Louis in Forest Park continuing today and tomorrow at Art Hill. Click here for more details. Have a great Fourth of July weekend!

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Don’t Forget: Ride Metro to Fair Saint Louis

Metro transit makes it easy for everyone to safely and conveniently get to the 2015 Fair Saint Louis celebration in Forest Park on Thursday, July 2, Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4. Additional MetroLink service will be provided during the fair, and fairgoers, workers and volunteers can use one of two MetroLink stations to […]

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Save the Date: Take Metro to Fair Saint Louis

With Fair Saint Louis less than three weeks away, it’s not too early to plan ahead and start thinking about how you’ll get to the fair in Forest Park this year. Metro transit is a great option if you are going to the fair, working at the fair or volunteering at the fair July 2 […]

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Take Metro to Komen Race for the Cure This Saturday

With thousands of Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure participants and volunteers heading to downtown St. Louis this Saturday, June 13, Metro transit is a great option for those who want to avoid highway construction, street closures, and parking issues. Passengers may park for free at any of one of 20 Metro Park-Ride lots […]

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Ask Metro: What steps will it take to expand MetroLink?

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger announced last week he is authorizing $1 million for a MetroLink expansion feasibility study. As you might expect, the topic came up yesterday during our monthly Post-Dispatch Live Chat.     Q: What steps will it take to expand MetroLink in the St. Louis region? First, Bi-State Development Agency […]

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CMT Hosts Great Race: Relay to the Rails on Thursday

Citizens for Modern Transit’s Great Race: Relay to the Rails is this Thursday, May 21, and while the objective is still the same, the way to get to the finish line comes with a twist. Rather than having teams face off against each other using different modes of transportation (public transit, carshare, biking and rideshare), CMT’s Great […]

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Bi-State Development Agency Approves Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

The Board of Commissioners of the Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) approved the budget for the new fiscal year during the board meeting last Friday. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 budget outlines $326.7 million in operational expenses before depreciation. The approved budget allocates resources to operate the Metro transit system, St. Louis Downtown Airport, operations at […]

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Federal Funding Needed to Keep Moving Forward

Local leaders from the bi-state area joined more than 350 organizations across the nation today to celebrate Stand Up for Transportation Day. The event was sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association to encourage the federal government to commit to a long-term funding plan for transportation infrastructure. Bi-State Development Agency President and CEO John Nations, Bill Schnell from the St. […]

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GO! St. Louis Marathon to Affect 20 MetroBus Routes This Weekend

The 2015 GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend is scheduled for this weekend (April 11-12). Here’s what you need to know if you plan to take Metro to any of this weekend’s events or will be riding MetroBus near any race venue. On Saturday, April 11, a portion of 14th Street will close between Market […]

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Passenger Profile: Kristy

Thousands of customers, like Kristy, depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, school and other important destinations. We hope you enjoy her story, and we’re interested in your transit story too. Email mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org, and we may share your story in a future “Passenger Profile” blog. Kristy is not a fan of St. Louis traffic. “I […]

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