Category: Transportation

RELEASE: MetroLink work scheduled May 21-25

On Monday, May 21, through Friday, May 25, from 11:30 p.m. until the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand MetroLink Station to accommodate construction work for the new Cortex MetroLink Station. Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers may experience 5 to 10 minute delays during the single-track operation. Updates on MetroLink operations can be found at metrostlouis.org in the Rider Alert section.

Privatization process of Lambert Airport hits another snag as city officials delay vote to approve advisers yet again

In yet another sign that the process to privatize St. Louis Lambert International Airport still has a long way to go, St. Louis city officials delayed a vote on whether or not to approve a team of advisers for the second time. The Board of Estimate and Apportionment, comprised of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, Comptroller Darlene Green and Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed, was set to vote on the matter Wednesday, but city officials […]

RELEASE: MetroLink work scheduled May 14-20

Construction work for the new Cortex MetroLink Station may result in delays for some Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers May 14-20. 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 during the following times: Monday through Wednesday, May 14, May 15; & May 16:  From 8 p.m. to end of service Friday, May 18:  […]

RELEASE: MetroLink work scheduled May 8-13

Construction work for the new Cortex MetroLink Station may result in delays for some Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers this week. On Tuesday, May 8 through Sunday, May 13, 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 […]

RELEASE: MetroLink to operate on a new track starting Monday

Construction of a new section of rail for the Cortex MetroLink Station project has been completed, and MetroLink will begin operating on this new track starting on Monday, April 30. Work to accommodate this change in operation may result in delays for some Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers this weekend. A new section of rail has been installed north of the existing MetroLink tracks between Sarah Street and Boyle Avenue. This rail connects […]

RELEASE: Transform a MetroBus into a portrait of downtown St. Louis at the ‘Be a Tourist in Your Own Town’ event on May 2

People of all ages are invited to transform a MetroBus into a captivating piece of moving art featuring the iconic symbol of St. Louis: the Gateway Arch. To celebrate the grand opening of the Museum at the Gateway Arch on July 3, Metro Arts in Transit and the Gateway Arch are teaming up for a special Art in Motion bus painting on Wednesday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Explore St. Louis […]

RELEASE: Bi-State Development Operating and Capital Budget Approved For Fiscal Year 2019

The Board of Commissioners of Bi-State Development approved the operating and capital budget for the Fiscal Year (FY) that begins July 1, 2018, at the Board meeting on April 27. The budget outlines operational expenses before depreciation of $369 million for FY 2019, and projected operational expenses before depreciation of $378 million for FY 2020 and $387 million for FY 2021. The budget does not include a fare increase for the Metro transit system in […]

RELEASE: Trans States Airlines and SONIC Tools Announce Partnership

ST. LOUIS, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Trans States Airlines is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with SONIC that will allow our mechanics to work smarter, faster, and more efficiently during their shifts. In the agreement, SONIC and Trans States have committed to implement an apprentice supplied toolset and box as well as a streamlined process for maintenance employees to obtain new and replacement tools. SONIC’s top-notch Aviation A&P Kits, along with fast and affordable solutions […]

RELEASE: Learn How to Prepare a Healthy, Hearty Breakfast on Budget April 18 and 19 at Two Metro Transit Centers in North County

ST. LOUIS, MO: Metro Transit riders and area residents will learn how to prepare a hearty breakfast on a budget using fresh ingredients available from the Link Market on April 18 and April 19.  The food demonstrations at Metro Transit locations in North St. Louis County are part of the Link Market fresh food kiosk program’s focus on nutrition and healthy eating. A nutritionist from the University of Missouri Extension will demonstrate how to make […]

Krewson, Stenger ask governor to fill long vacated Bi-State Development Board seat

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger sent a letter to Governor Eric Greitens on Wednesday requesting that he fill a long vacant position on the Bi-State Development Agency board. Krewson and Stenger originally requested the governor to fill the seat back in August and submitted potential nominees to fill one Missouri vacancy and to replace four Missouri members on the Bi-State Development Agency board whose terms have expired. The main […]