Tag: MetroLink

RELEASE: Learn How to Prepare a Healthy, Hearty Breakfast on Budget April 18 and 19 at Two Metro Transit Centers in North County

ST. LOUIS, MO: Metro Transit riders and area residents will learn how to prepare a hearty breakfast on a budget using fresh ingredients available from the Link Market on April 18 and April 19.  The food demonstrations at Metro Transit locations in North St. Louis County are part of the Link Market fresh food kiosk program’s focus on nutrition and healthy eating. A nutritionist from the University of Missouri Extension will demonstrate how to make […]

Krewson, Stenger ask governor to fill long vacated Bi-State Development Board seat

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger sent a letter to Governor Eric Greitens on Wednesday requesting that he fill a long vacant position on the Bi-State Development Agency board. Krewson and Stenger originally requested the governor to fill the seat back in August and submitted potential nominees to fill one Missouri vacancy and to replace four Missouri members on the Bi-State Development Agency board whose terms have expired. The main […]

RELEASE: Take Metro to GO! St. Louis Marathon and St. Louis Cardinal games this weekend

Runners, race spectators, families and baseball fans will be heading into downtown St. Louis on Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8 for the GO! St. Louis Marathon and two St. Louis Cardinals games at Busch Stadium. Metro makes it easy to take part in all of the fun without having to deal with traffic jams, street closures, road construction or having to find a place to park. Race participants and sports fans can park […]

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 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: Metro quarterly service change scheduled for March 12

Metro will make adjustments to eight MetroBus routes on March 12, as part of its 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 of the Quarterly […]

RELEASE: Union Station MetroLink Station Elevator Out of Service Starting March 1

The elevator at the Union Station MetroLink Station will be out of service for approximately 12 weeks beginning on March 1 for repairs and restoration. MetroLink riders who normally use the elevator at the Union Station MetroLink Station are encouraged to access the MetroLink platform instead at the Civic Center Transit Center during the elevator rehabilitation project. The Civic Center Transit Center is located two blocks east of the Union Station MetroLink Station at 14th […]

RELEASE: MetroLink work scheduled Feb. 26 – March 2

Evening construction work for the new Cortex MetroLink Station may result in brief delays for some Blue Line and Red Line MetroLink passengers February 26 through March 2. Monday through Wednesday (February 26-28) from 8 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand MetroLink Station, and Blue Line trains will only operate between the Forest Park-DeBaliviere and Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Stations. Westbound Blue Line passengers will need to […]

RELEASE: MetroLink maintenance work scheduled for Feb. 17 & 19

Maintenance of the light rail system may result in brief delays for Blue Line and Red Line passengers on Saturday, February 17 from 11:30 p.m. to end of service. MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand MetroLink Station to accommodate nearby construction work, and Blue Line and Red Line MetroLink passengers may experience delays of up to 10 minutes. Metro Transit will begin a major rehabilitation project on Monday, February 19, to […]