Tag: Metro Transit

The Muny Trolley is your ticket to a summer of laughter, drama, thrills and romance at Forest Park

The Muny in Forest Park is celebrating its 100th season this summer, and Metro Transit makes it easy to enjoy all of the sights, sounds and excitement of one the St. Louis region’s most popular summertime attractions. The #3X Muny Trolley is back in service this year to provide Muny-goers with direct service between the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Transit Center and The Muny for all 53 of its scheduled performances from June 11 to August 12. […]

RELEASE: Take Metro to Cardinals Home Opener Festivities on April 5

Metro Transit is your ticket to convenient, easy access to get to baseball opening day festivities in downtown St. Louis on April 5. Thousands of baseball fans will be heading downtown for the St. Louis Cardinals home opener game at Busch Stadium. With rallies and special events planned throughout the day leading up to the evening game, Metro is a great option, not only for baseball fans, but for downtown St. Louis workers who want […]

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: Metro to conduct cooking demonstrations at two transit centers

UPDATE: Due to the forecast, Friday’s Link Market cooking demonstration at the Wellston Transit Center has been canceled. An update will be provided if the event is rescheduled. 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 […]

Metro Transit lands $1.75 million grant to add electric bus technology to fleet in 2020

Metro Transit will soon add two pollution-free, battery-powered electric buses to its fleet. The Federal Transit Administration awarded Metro a $1.75 million grant that will enable the St. Louis-based public transit agency to two replace diesel buses with electric buses. The FTA funds came from its Low or No Emission Vehicle Program, Metro announced Wednesday. That money will be used to purchase two extended-range battery electric buses that will be added to Metro’s clean-burning diesel […]

RELEASE: Metro Quarterly Service Change Scheduled for March 12

Minor adjustments to eight MetroBus routes will go into effect on March 12 as part of Metro Transit’s quarterly service change. Metro monitors and reviews feedback from riders and operators, and uses this feedback and other trip data to make updates to MetroBus routes and schedules. These service updates improve on-time performance and MetroLink connections, and are a part of Metro’s commitment toward building a better experience for the transit riders throughout the region. Details […]