Tag Archives: St. Louis

Take Metro Transit to the St. Louis Earth Day Festival This Sunday

The St. Louis Earth Day Festival will be celebrating its 25th year in Forest Park this Sunday, April 27, and you can park the car and take Metro transit to get there. The festival grounds are only a half mile from the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station. You can get some exercise and walk from the […]

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Passenger Profile: Emma

Thousands of customers depend on Metro transit every day to get to work, to school and other important destinations. We are going to share some of their transit stories as part of a new feature called “Passenger Profile.”  We’re interested in your transit story too. Email me at mrhibbard@metrostlouis.org and we may share your story in a […]

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GO! St. Louis Marathon Events to Affect MetroBus Routes

Race day is still a few days away, but before you head downtown this Sunday for the Go! St. Louis Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay, here’s what you’ll need to know if you plan to take Metro to get to the race or are a MetroBus customer. The April 6th events will have a […]

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Metro Transit Passengers to be Interviewed During Final Phase Of Regional On-Board Survey

The final phase of a regional on-board public transit survey by the East-West Gateway Council of Governments is now underway with random Metro transit customers being asked to participate. The purpose of the On-Board Transit Survey is to predict future transportation needs in the region. The Metro transit portion of the regional survey involves two […]

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MetroLink 20th Anniversary Celebration Kicked Off Today

MetroLink will officially turn 20 years old on July 31. Today St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern, former U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello from Illinois, a representative for St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, and former Bi-State Development Agency Executive Director Jack Leary joined Bi-State Development Agency/Metro officials, employees, retirees, […]

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MetroLink 20th Anniversary Celebrations This Weekend

1993. It was a year that gave us Beanie Babies and $1.16 gas; The World Wide Web and $4.14 movie tickets. Closer to home, 1993 was the year that MetroLink trains started operating in the St. Louis region. On July 31, 1993, a MetroLink train pulled out of the Union Station MetroLink Station, bringing light […]

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Where’s Tony Transit? Tony Hops on MetroLink to Give Away $50 Visa Cards Today

Free money… That phrase always has a nice ring to it. While you can save gas money each and every day by taking Metro transit instead of driving to work, “Tony Transit” Patrico of KPNT 105.7 FM The Point will literally be giving away $50 Visa gift cards and other prizes again today (June 20) […]

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Enhanced MetroLink Service for Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure This Saturday

Metro Transit will provide enhanced MetroLink service this Saturday, June 15, from 6 a.m. until noon to accommodate the large crowd of participants and volunteers attending the 2013 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 […]

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Flashback Friday: Take a Ride on the Gateway Arch Special!

Were you able to guess when this week’s Flashback Friday photo was taken? This photo was taken in August 1967. The Bi-State Development Agency bus is traveling east on Chestnut Street crossing Broadway — right past the corner of the parking garage that houses Caleco’s Bar & Grill. This Gateway Arch Special was a Bi-State […]

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Metro Transit to Host Job Fair on June 1: Immediately Hiring Part-Time MetroBus Operators

Metro Transit is looking for energetic, reliable, responsible and safe drivers to join the MetroBus team as part-time operators. A Job Fair to identify interested candidates will be held on Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the MetroBus Central Facility located at 3300 Spruce Street, near Compton and Market Streets in […]

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