95% of the jobs in Metro’s service area— which is St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Clair County—are accessible by Metro public transit
According to Metro in 2014, $51 million in Annual Passenger Revenue on Transit.
According to Metro in 2014, 47 million + annual transit boardings, 17 million on MetroLink Alone.
According to Metro in 2014 Metro provides 5.7 million + Call-A-Ride service Miles.
Metro runs 22 million + annual bus and rail service miles, according to Metro in 2014.
In 2014, Metro ran 37 MetroLink Stations & provided 7,400 bus stops
59 are in Missouri and 17 in Illinois, according to Metro, 2014
Since 2011, over $1.8 billion built, under construction or committed in projects within 1/2 mile of MetroLink Stations.
In MO Alone, 146,000 jobs are within a 1/2 mile of MetroLink Alignment
70% of Metro Customers are Commuting to Work, and 25% to School
Enhanced productivity and improved labor-force access from investment in transit results in a $1.1 billion tax boost for state and local governments.
Investment in public transportation offers an economic return of $4 for every $1 invested.
Investment in public transportation will lead to 50,700 jobs per $1 billion invested, according to a recent study by the American Public Transportation Association.
Transit use has increased nationally faster than any other mode of transportation. It increased 34% between 1995-2011.
Residential, commercial or business real estate parcels served by public transportation are valued more highly than similar properties not located near transit.