Tag: Metro Transit

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 […]