Tag: metro

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 […]

New fresh food kiosks to open at two Metro Transit Centers in North St. Louis County

On Thursday, the Bi-State Development and Metro will launch two fresh food kiosks to North St. Louis County. The initiative will see the implementation of the Link Market Food Kiosk pilot program that will be located at the North Hanley and Wellston Transit Centers in North St. Louis County. The food kiosks will offer healthier food options to Metro transit riders and nearby residents. According to Bi-State Development, this initiative will help provide fresh food who […]

Metro goes smoke-free on September 5

All Metro transit center properties in Missouri and Illinois will become entirely smoke-free on Tuesday, September 5. While smoking is not currently permitted on Metro vehicles or on MetroLink station platforms, smoking of any kind, including the use of e-cigarettes, will be prohibited at all Metro transit center locations, including: ·         Indoor waiting areas and outdoor areas, including bus shelters ·         MetroLink stations and platforms  ·         Metro Park-Ride lots ·         Metro transit vehicles (MetroBus, MetroLink […]

St. Louis County Blog — 2 p.m. Calls for a reorganized Bi-State board, Caucus chairman discusses leadership process

Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, 2 p.m. Clayton Times: Centene expansion to create 2,000 new jobs If you’re a resident of Clayton, you’ve probably driven by one of the largest construction projects in the city’s history currently underway. Centene’s $770 million campus expansion aims to be one of the biggest employers in the city, located on Hanley right across the street from their main headquarters. Clayton Times: Clayton Parties in the Park Wednesday RELEASE: Central Avenue in Clayton will […]