Tag: Bi-State Development Research Institute

RELEASE: Metro to conduct cooking demonstrations at two transit centers

ST. LOUIS — A nutritionist from the University of Missouri Extension will demonstrate how to prepare a one-pot meal on a tight budget using healthy ingredients Thursday and Friday at two Metro Transit locations. The food demonstrations are part of the Link Market food kiosk program’s focus on nutrition and healthy eating. The demonstrations will take place from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the North Hanley Transit Center and from 2 p.m. to 4:30 […]

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 […]

Feasibility study of on-site basic health services at MetroLink Stations in underserved areas of St. Louis region released

Findings reveal potential opportunities for launch of mobile health clinics [ST. LOUIS, MO] The Bi-State Development Research Institute finds both a significant need for accessible health care services in targeted areas of North St. Louis County, and opportunities for providers to address those needs through the use of mobile health clinics. The feasibility study conducted by the Research Institute was supported and funded by the Missouri Foundation for Health. It examined the practicality of establishing […]