Tag Archives: St. Louis

MetroLink Reaches 100 Million Milestone

The  Bi-State Development Agency acknowledged an impressive MetroLink milestone during this morning’s Board of Commissioners meeting. A group of current and former employees, who operated our system from the beginning, attended this morning’s meeting. The City of St. Louis, St. Clair County, and St. Louis County honored this MetroLink milestone by providing proclamations. The light […]

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‘WINSday’ Giveaways A Nice Surprise for Lucky MetroBus Riders

You might say the last few months have been quite lucky for some Metro customers who boarded a specially-wrapped MetroBus vehicle. They each received a special gift in honor of a big birthday milestone. To celebrate the City of St. Louis’ 250th birthday, STL250 teamed up with the Missouri Lottery and Metro to surprise MetroBus […]

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Take Metro to the Veterans Day Parade & Events Tomorrow

Veterans Day is Tuesday, November 11, but tomorrow St. Louis will honor all its veterans who have served over the last 250 years during a parade and other special events at the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum. The celebration begins at 10 a.m. with the U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America playing patriotic music followed by the Veterans […]

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Take Metro to the St. Louis Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series will return to St. Louis for the fourth time Sunday. Marathon participants and observers who want to bypass street closures, traffic congestion and parking in downtown St. Louis, can park free at any Metro Park-Ride lot in Missouri or Illinois and take MetroLink downtown. The Civic Center, Stadium and […]

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MetroStore Gets A Makeover

If you haven’t walked into our MetroStore lately, you should. We’ve jazzed it up a bit. This year, MetroStore underwent a complete makeover that included repainting the walls with an added splash of color that boasts photos of our MetroBus, MetroLink and Metro Call-A-Ride fleet as well as of major St. Louis attractions. The ticket […]

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Passenger Profile: Christine

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Christine. We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. A couple of months ago, Christine experienced her first MetroBus ride and it […]

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Bi-State Development Agency to Lead New Regional Freight Partnership

East-West Gateway Council of Governments voted today to move forward with plans to have the Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) lead a new regional freight partnership aimed at optimizing the region’s freight transportation infrastructure. The plan calls for the establishment of a regional freight district and associated authority called America’s Gateway. The  authority is anticipated to increase national […]

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Passenger Profile: Don

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today’s “Passenger Profile”  features Don. 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 the Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry (CLAM) moved to downtown St. Louis […]

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Local Artists Invited to Enter MetroBus Shelter Competition

Artwork created by local visual artists may be coming to a MetroBus shelter near you. Metro’s Arts in Transit program, in conjunction with Lamar Advertising, is seeking artwork that can be reproduced as large-scale, two-dimensional posters. Arts in Transit will select at least 10 two-dimensional images created by 10 artists for reproduction in large-scale poster form […]

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Passenger Profile: Rich & Alex

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. Today, Rich and Alex are our featured “Passenger Profile.”  We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a future blog. Rarely does a day go by without Alex […]

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