Category: Transportation

RELEASE: Infrastructure Funding Critical to the Success of St. Louis Regional Economy and Manufacturing Industry

ST. LOUIS, MO –  Securing two billion dollars to fund major transportation infrastructure improvements has been identified as critical so that manufacturing and logistics sectors in the St. Louis region can compete in the global market. That was the key message delivered at a Fall Industry Forum hosted by the St. Louis Regional Freightway in St. Louis last month, which featured a panel of engineers from the Missouri and Illinois Departments of Transportation and a […]

RELEASE: MetroLink announces work scheduled from December 4-8

Construction work for the new Cortex MetroLink Station may result in delays for some Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers during the evenings of December 4 through December 8. Monday through Friday (December 4-8) from 8 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand MetroLink Station, and Blue Line trains will only operate between the Forest Park-DeBaliviere and Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Stations. Westbound Blue Line passengers will […]

New food kiosks at North Hanley and Wellston Transit Centers are officially open for business

The new Link Market food kiosks at the North Hanley and Wellston Transit Centers are now open for business, and transit riders and nearby residents can purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and other healthy food staples at these transit locations. The Link Market kiosks are open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and accept cash, credit and EBT payments. The Link Market food kiosk pilot program is the result of a partnership with […]

RELEASE: Enterprise introducing new Telematics product for truck rental customers

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Enterprise Truck Rental, a service of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, is helping businesses run their fleets more efficiently and meet new federal operating standards with the launch of Enterprise Telematics. With Enterprise Telematics, an optional feature of the overall Enterprise Truck Rental offering in the U.S. and Canada, Enterprise is bringing telematics to the market in a more accessible way than ever before. Any commercial truck renter can utilize Enterprise Telematics when added to the rental […]

RELEASE: 200 MetroBus stops adopted in first year of new program

Metro transit has named the city of Dellwood as its top municipal partner in St. Louis County for the Adopt-A-Stop program. Dellwood has adopted a total of 16 MetroBus stops since the program launched more than a year ago. Dellwood is among the more than 100 organizations and individuals who have adopted and are maintaining 200 MetroBus stops in the City of St. Louis and in St. Louis County. The goal of Adopt-A-Stop is to […]

RELEASE: Metro quarterly service update scheduled for Nov. 27

Minor adjustments to 26 MetroBus routes will go into effect next week on Monday, Nov. 27, as part of Metro’s quarterly service change. This service update will include new bus bay locations for all MetroBus routes serving the Civic Center Transit Center, except for the #4 Natural Bridge. The new bus bay locations will help improve passenger connections and improve on-time performance. The routes affected by the November 27 service change are: #4 Natural Bridge #8 Bates-Morganford #10 […]

Pedestrian struck, killed while trying to cross Telegraph Road

The St. Louis County Police Department on Thursday responded to a call that a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in South County. According to the police, at approximately 5:45 p.m., St. Louis County Police officers from the South County Precinct responded to the 2900 block of Telegraph Road for a report of a person struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, the officers located a male, approximately in his mid-40s, wearing all dark clothing […]

Food delivery service from Uber now available in Clayton

Uber will now not only ferry you across town to your favorite destination but also deliver your food to you in a new service just now hitting select St. Louis areas. The service is called UberEATS, was launched Oct. 18 “in part to better utilize their enormous fleet of drivers during lull periods,” according to Uber. Uber Spokesperson, Charity Jackson, said that they will be offering the delivery service through their independent contracted drivers who […]

RELEASE: Boeing receives final hazardous waste permit to continue cleanup

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Natural Resources issued a final hazardous waste permit for The Boeing Co.-Tract 1 facility, requiring the airline manufacturer to continue performing cleanup activities at its facility. From 1941 until 1997, the McDonnell Douglas Corp. operated an aerospace manufacturing facility at the site, located at James S. McDonnell Blvd. and N. Lindbergh Blvd., next to St. Louis Lambert International Airport, in Hazelwood. Approximately 48 different hazardous waste streams […]

RELEASE: Construction work for new MetroLink Station will result in delays

Construction work for the new Cortex MetroLink Station will result in delays for some Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers Thursday. From 8 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand MetroLink Station, and Blue Line trains will only operate between the Forest Park-DeBaliviere and Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Stations. Westbound Blue Line passengers will need to board a Red Line train between the Fairview Heights and Central West End MetroLink Stations, and travel to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station […]