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Metro quarterly service change scheduled for June 25

MetroLink schedules and 16 MetroBus routes will be adjusted as part of the quarterly Metro Transit service change, effective Monday, June 25. MetroLink arrival times have not been changed for several years, so riders are encouraged to check the new schedules so they can plan their trips to ensure they are able to maintain timely connections with MetroBus routes. Metro monitors and reviews feedback from riders and operators, and uses this information and other trip […]

RELEASE: Ride Metro to the Komen Race for the Cure this weekend

Breast cancer survivors, their families and friends, and volunteers will be heading to downtown St. Louis on Saturday, June 9, for the 2018 Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure, and Metro is a great option for anyone who wants to get to the starting line while avoiding the hassles of parking, traffic and street closures. Racers and walkers can park their vehicles for free at any one of 21 Metro Park-Ride lots in Missouri […]

RELEASE: Healthy Cooking Demonstrations at Two Metro Transit Centers on March 22 and 23

ST. LOUIS, MO: A nutritionist from the University of Missouri Extension will demonstrate how to prepare a one-pot meal on a tight budget using healthy ingredients on March 22 and March 23 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. on March 22 at the North Hanley Transit Center […]

RELEASE: Metro Transit to Host Informational Meetings and Public Hearings About New Transit Plan

[ST. LOUIS, MO]  Metro Transit is asking for public input about a preliminary plan that will change public transit in the St. Louis region. The new strategy will update service options and incorporate innovative transit concepts that will offer Metro riders faster, more frequent service. Metro will host six informational meetings and two public hearings in April to share the proposed plan with transit riders, stakeholders and the public to gather feedback on the service […]

RELEASE: New Community Library Program at Metro Transit Locations to Launch March 29

St. Louis Promise Zone, St. Louis County Library and Metro Transit will announce the launch of a new program to promote literacy and 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 […]

RELEASE: Major MetroLink Elevator Rehabilitation Project Starts February 19

Metro Transit will begin a major rehabilitation project on February 19, to repair and restore elevators at four MetroLink stations in downtown St. Louis. The rehabilitation work will focus on a total of six elevators located at the Union Station, 8th & Pine, Convention Center and Laclede’s Landing MetroLink Stations. To accommodate the work, the elevators will be out of service for approximately 12 weeks at a time, with the project expected to be completed […]

RELEASE: Metro to offer special shuttle service to Soulard Mardi Gras

Metro is offering special shuttle service to the Soulard Mardi Gras, making it easy for families, parade-goers and revelers to enjoy all of the fun and festivities safely and conveniently. Metro will operate special Mardi Gras shuttle buses from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, February 10, between the Civic Center Transit Center in downtown St. Louis and the Mardi Gras venue in Soulard. Round-trip passes for the Mardi Gras Shuttles are $6. No […]

RELEASE: MetroStore Moving to New Location in Downtown St. Louis

After approximately 20 years at its original location, Metro’s transit store is moving to a new location in downtown St. Louis. On February 1, MetroStore will open at its new location, which is adjacent to the 8th & Pine MetroLink Station and near several MetroBus and Madison County Transit express routes. The store will be open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The current location at 7th and Washington in America’s Center […]

RELEASE: 200 MetroBus stops adopted in first year of new program

Metro transit has named the city of Dellwood as its top municipal partner in St. Louis County for the Adopt-A-Stop program. Dellwood has adopted a total of 16 MetroBus stops since the program launched more than a year ago. Dellwood is among the more than 100 organizations and individuals who have adopted and are maintaining 200 MetroBus stops in the City of St. Louis and in St. Louis County. The goal of Adopt-A-Stop is to […]

RELEASE: Metro to Recognize Dellwood as Top Municipality For Bus Stop Adoption

Metro transit will recognize the City of Dellwood on Thursday, November 16, as the municipality that has adopted the most MetroBus stops in St. Louis County during the first year of the Adopt-A-Stop program. Metro launched Adopt-A-Stop with the goal of increasing civic pride while creating a more pleasant transit experience for Metro riders and residents in the neighborhoods and communities Metro serves. The City of Dellwood was an early adopter of the program that […]