Category: Transportation

RELEASE: Learn how to make healthy summertime recipes during food demonstrations at North Hanley and Wellston Transit Centers

Metro Transit riders and area residents can learn more about preparing and eating fresh local ingredients during four food demonstrations this month at the North Hanley Transit Center (4398 Hanley Road) and the Wellston Transit Center (6402 Plymouth Avenue).  A nutritionist from the University of Missouri Extension will conduct the food demonstrations, which are part of the Link Market food kiosk’s focus on healthy eating for families living on a tight budget. Wednesday, June 6 […]

President and Chief Executive Officer of Bi-State Development to step down this fall

ST. LOUIS —  The President and Chief Executive Officer of Bi-State Development has announced his departure to the Board of Commissioners. John Nations, the President & Chief Executive Officer of of the organization since 2010, has informed the Board of Commissioners of his intention to leave the organization, effective this fall. Nations said he is announcing his departure now to give the Board adequate time to find a successor and guarantee a smooth transition. Nations, […]

RELEASE: MetroLink work scheduled June 4-8

On Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8, 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 delays of 5 to 10 minutes during the single-track operation. Updates on MetroLink operations can be found at metrostlouis.org in the Rider Alert section. About Metro Transit Metro […]

RELEASE: New mobile health screening van to start serving Metro Transit locations in city of St. Louis

Starting June 5, Metro Transit riders and local residents will have access to free mobile health screening services at four locations in the City of St. Louis. A Mobile Health Van operated by Betty Jean Kerr People’s Health Centers will provide free blood pressure screenings and other health assessments to transit riders and nearby residents on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., alternating locations each week during the month. The first Tuesday of the […]

RELEASE: MetroLink work scheduled May 29 – June 3

Construction work for the new Cortex MetroLink Station may result in brief delays for MetroLink riders May 29 through June 3. Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, May 29, May 30, June 2 and June 3: From 8 p.m. through the 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 during these times. Westbound […]

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 […]