Tag Archives: St. Louis

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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Go Green and Take Metro to St. Patrick’s Day Festivities

There are plenty of St. Patrick’s Day events planned in the coming days. Don’t test your luck with traffic or trying to find a place to park downtown — take Metro instead. Saturday, March 14 – St. Patrick’s Day Race and Parade in Downtown St. Louis Before you head downtown for the St. Patrick’s Day […]

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Metro Offers Special Pass for 2015 NCAA Wrestling Championships

Update: Due to time constraints, we’re unable to mail MetroPasses at this time. However, you may still purchase passes by calling the MetroStore at 314-982-1495 or by visiting the MetroStore at 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, Mo. 63101. Metro transit has partnered with the NCAA to offer the 2015 Division I Wrestling Championships MetroPass for fans attending the […]

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New Look for St. Louis Downtown Airport Website

If you haven’t seen the new website for St. Louis Downtown Airport yet, you should check it out. It has a fresh, new design that is mobile friendly and easier to navigate. “Our old site contained useful information, but it wasn’t customized to meet the needs of our pilots or other stakeholders,” said Erick Dahl, St. Louis Downtown Airport Director. “This new […]

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Bi-State Development Agency to Relocate Headquarters

Following an extensive search, the Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) is excited to announce the relocation of its headquarters to the Metropolitan Square Building at 211 North Broadway in downtown St. Louis. The move is planned for summer 2015. Since 1982, BSDA has occupied space at 707 North 1st Street, which currently serves as the agency’s […]

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Holiday Music: Vashon High School, Retro Boogie, & Honeyvox Perform

Need some holiday cheer? You’ll have three opportunities this week to enjoy live music Metro style. The Vashon High School Drum Line and Pep Band will perform a 30-minute concert at 5 p.m. today (Dec. 11) at the Grand MetroLink Station. The performance in the Scott Avenue Transit Plaza area is free to the public. This Saturday, Dec. […]

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