Tag: John Nations

Mantovani: Resignation of Bi-State Development Agency CEO, John Nations, points to County Executive’s failure to effectively address MetroLink public safety

The resignation of John Nations, President and CEO of Bi-State Development is  “regrettable and a predictable reaction to the lack of cooperation from the St. Louis County Executive,” according to Democrat candidate for St. Louis County Executive Mark Mantovani. “Any reasonable CEO would be frustrated by the County Executive’s failure to effectively address crime and public safety on the MetroLink.” County Executive Stenger took responsibility for MetroLink security in a Memorandum of Understanding dated May […]

RELEASE: Special Metro Transit card will connect young people this summer to brighter futures through jobs, camps and development opportunities

PHOTO: Left to Right: Ken Sharkey, Managing Director of St. Clair County Transit District; Mayor Lyda Krewson, City of St. Louis; John Nations, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bi-State Development. This summer, young people ages 13 to 25 can save big on Metro Transit fares as part of a new pilot program launched on June 1 in the St. Louis region. The Gateway Go Card will provide young people in the bi-state area with an […]

Stenger, Krewson to meet with new Missouri Governor Mike Parson

New Republican Missouri Governor Mike Parson will take time out of his first week in office to meet with local elected officials from the St. Louis area. In a press conference held in North St. Louis County Tuesday, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger said he is set to meet with Parson and St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson in Jefferson City Wednesday. “We’ve already had some communications with his office and we’re going to be […]

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: 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: Bi-State Development names Mark Vago new chief financial officer

Bi-State Development President and Chief Executive Officer John Nations announced that Mark G. Vago has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Bi-State Development. Vago will replace current Chief Financial Officer Kathy S. Klevorn, who is retiring effective July 1, 2018. Vago and Klevorn are working together to ensure a smooth transition of Chief Financial Officer responsibilities, which include financial planning, budget management, accounting and treasury functions for […]

RELEASE: New community library program puts books into the hands of Metro Transit riders

Reading materials for people of all ages are now available at four Metro Transit Centers as part of a new partnership which will put surplus library books in the hands of transit riders in North St. Louis County, who do not have the time, access or transportation to get to the library. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, St. Louis Promise Zone, St. Louis County Library, Bi-State Development and Metro Transit were joined by special […]

RELEASE: New community library program at Metro Transit locations to launch Thursday

St. Louis Promise Zone, St. Louis County Library and Metro Transit will announce the launch of a new program to promote reading and improve the transit experience for Metro riders during a special event on Thursday, March 29. Promise Zone community library boxes are being installed at four transit locations in the region. These boxes will be stocked with reading materials provided by St. Louis County Library, and transit riders will be able to pick […]

RELEASE: Links 2 Health mobile screening unit program introduced

Bi-State Development and the St. Louis County Department of Public Health today unveiled Links 2 Health, a new mobile health screening program that will enhance access to much-needed health care services for residents of North St. Louis County. The Links 2 Health mobile screening vehicle was displayed at the Wellston Transit Center during a special ceremony on December 1. The 18-month pilot program will provide adults 18 years of age and older with health screenings, […]