Tag Archives: Weather

On Board With Our Airport Director, Starting His Career Hanging over the Airport Fence as a Kid

Peter Pan said to fly, all you needed was ‘faith and trust and just a little bit of pixie dust.’ Well, what you really need is to know someone with a plane and love for flying. But seriously, have you ever wanted to fly? St. Louis Downtown Airport and Heliport Director Bob McDaniel has wanted […]

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Top Ten Things to Know Before You Go Transit in Severe Weather

This spring has been a constant deluge of thunderstorms, wind and tornadoes in St. Louis and the entire Midwest. Due to the swift nature of these storms, with or without warning, here is a list of information you can use to help prepare yourself. 1. Take an umbrella or water-repellent jacket. That’s what your mom […]

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Metro Transit Service Update February 3, 2011

MetroLink is running a normal schedule this morning.  MetroBus may experience some delays due to road conditions, moving towards normal weekday schedule.  Thank you for all of your patience during this winter weather, and thank you for riding transit.

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Metro Transit Service Update February 2, 2010 – Weather Conditions

Update 5:15 p.m. Metro is currently single-tracking between the Grand and Stadium Stations until crews can remove a stalled train.  Red Line is in operation between Lambert Airport and Shiloh-Scott. Metro is operating the Shrewsbury branch as a shuttle (operating back and forth between Forest Park and Shrewsbury Stations only.) All passengers traveling to or […]

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MetroLink/MetroBus Weather Update February 1, 2011 4:00 a.m.

METROLINK WEATHER UPDATE: February 1, 2011 4:00 a.m.: MetroLink Red Line trains are currently operating between Fairview Heights Station  and Lambert Airport Terminal #1. MetroLink Blue Line trains are currently operating between the Fairview Heights Station and the Clayton Station. A bus bridge has been established and MetroBus Shuttles are available to transport passengers east of the Fairview […]

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Find Out The Latest Information Before You Go Metro Transit in the Storm

Winter weather is not all the same for transit agencies.  Ice or freezing rain brings a new set of challenges than snow, even heavy snow.  Since both types of inclement weather is predicted for the next couple of days in St. Louis, here’s what you need to know before you go transit. Check for rider […]

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Metro’s Snow Patrol: Before the First Flake Falls, The Fight is On

It’s 2 a.m. in the small conference room decked out in white boards and regional maps.  All four phones on the walls are ringing.  The television is on, turned to the regional weather channel.  The coffee pot is hissing while someone relays the latest alert from the weather service.  Eight hours into a 12-hour shift, […]

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Getting Ready for First Major Snowfall of 2010

It’s that time of year in St. Louis – INCLEMENT WEATHER!  St. Louis weather is notoriously fickle, jumping from a blustery chill to warmer temperatures in a matter of days.   Metro Transit Operations has to be ready for the worst wintery weather, including snow and ice, and all of the slushy, slippery and wet […]

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My Top 10 Ways to Keep Warm Using Transit (keep your metallic pants at home)

Hey St. Louis, guess what!  It’s winter!  (OK, maybe not yet technically, but according to my internal thermometer, it’s cold.) If you take transit, that means dealing with the elements.  Here are my tips to to best deal with the elements while using public transit: 1. Wear layers. I know, typical cold weather routine.  But […]

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