Tag Archives: St. Louis

Passenger Profile: Alex

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Alex. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. When Alex moved back to St. Louis in March after living in […]

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Help Paint a MetroBus at PrideFest Sunday

One of the many special activities offered at the St. Louis PrideFest festival this weekend in downtown St. Louis involves painting colorful murals on a MetroBus vehicle on Sunday afternoon. The annual PrideFest event is an opportunity to learn more about equality in the community while enjoying a variety of food, music, entertainment, and other […]

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Metro to Provide Extra Service for Fair Saint Louis

Fair Saint Louis is being held in Forest Park this year, and Metro transit is a great option for fairgoers, workers and volunteers who want to avoid traffic congestion, street closures and parking issues. To accommodate fairgoers, Metro will provide additional MetroLink service on Thursday, July 3; Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5.  MetroLink […]

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Metro to Provide Extra Service for Komen Race for the Cure

Metro transit will provide enhanced MetroLink service Saturday, June 14, from 6 a.m. until noon to accommodate the large crowd of participants and volunteers attending the 2014 Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure in downtown St. Louis. Every year, thousands of participants and volunteers avoid the street closures, traffic jams and parking issues in […]

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Passenger Profile: David

In celebration of our articulated buses going into service this week, we thought we’d do a special Passenger Profile. David Young is an archivist and transportation enthusiast. You’ve seen a number of his photos featured in our Flashback Friday blogs.  To say David has a passion for public transportation is quite the understatement. David moved to […]

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Take A Ride Back In History on the #70 Grand Line

In celebration of our first articulated buses going into service on the #70 Grand Line, we thought we’d take a step back in history, back before Bi-State Development Agency got into the public transit business in 1963, all the way back to when streetcar service began on Sept. 3, 1859. Before we can talk about […]

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“FunDay Mondays”

Metro transit’s first articulated buses officially hit the streets this morning on the #70 Grand Line, and to celebrate the occasion, Fredbird from the St. Louis Cardinals, the Billiken from Saint Louis University and Sam Safety from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department surprised MetroBus riders at our Grand MetroLink Station stop. Mystery guests like […]

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Passenger Profile: Chris

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Chris. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. Chris is new to St. Louis. Instead of flipping through travel brochures […]

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Help Paint Murals on the Newest, Biggest MetroBus Vehicle

Metro transit will be putting its first articulated buses into service in the St. Louis region on the #70 Grand Line in June. The 60-foot rebuilt buses, which pivot or bend in the middle, are the most cost effective way to ease overcrowding and add more capacity to Metro’s busiest bus route. To celebrate the […]

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New Play Area at Lambert-St. Louis Int’l Airport

A new children’s play area with a transportation theme opened to the public this morning at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The Magic House’s new children’s exhibit called the St. Louis International Play Port, is located on the Concourse C. The special area for children to burn off energy while they wait with their families before […]

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