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Metro’s Gateway Go Card Summer Youth Program Returns

The Gateway Go Card, which provides area youth a 50 percent discount to ride MetroLink and MetroBus returns this summer.  Like the successful 2018 pilot program, the program aims to provide mobility and independence to young people in the St. Louis region. The Gateway Go Card gives youth, ages 13 to 25, an affordable option… Read more »

Sports Fans Encouraged to Take Metro Transit Downtown This Weekend

Sports Fans Encouraged to Take Metro Transit Downtown This Weekend

  As Tens of thousands of sports fans descend on the streets of downtown St. Louis this weekend for the St. Louis Blues Stanley Cup Finals and the St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs game. Transit is a great option to enjoy all of the excitement without getting stuck in major traffic on the highways, crowded downtown streets and… Read more »

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Metro Transit Quarterly Service Change Scheduled for June 10

Metro Transit will make adjustments to two Illinois MetroBus routes on June 10 as part of a 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. Details of the Quarterly Service Change Effective June 10:  Illinois… Read more »

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MO TRANSIT Providers Offer More Than Just Rides Especially During Emergencies

Transit providers across the country play a vital role in our communities.  Several benefits and services that public transportation provides are evident, while some are less obvious.  One vital way that transit providers support their communities is by providing much-needed support during emergencies.  Buses are deployed to offer temporary shelter during extreme weather events, natural… Read more »

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Metro Transit and moovel to Pilot New Mobile Ticketing Platform

Metro Transit is partnering with moovel (becoming REACH NOW) to pilot a new mobile app that will allow Metro Transit customers to purchase transit fares direct to their mobile device for select transit trips. The Metro Mobile app, available on iOS and Android devices, will begin as a pilot program to test how mobile ticketing… Read more »

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2019 Legislative Session – Missouri’s Limited Transit Investment Remains Unchanged

Missouri’s investment in transit for 2019 continues to remain the same. The Missouri Legislature just wrapped its 2019 session including its work on the FY 2020 budget. House Bill 4 (HB4) contains $100 million in general revenue for transportation infrastructure funding. It only includes $1,710,875 in State Transportation funds for transit.  Funding from General Revenue for transit… Read more »

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Celebrate 35 Years of Transit Advocacy with CMT

Join Citizens for Modern Transit for our 35th Anniversary Celebration on July 31, 2019, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Innovation Hall. The celebration will include hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and remarks from distinguished guests. Click here to register now! Please consider taking MetroLink to this event. RSVP – Member $ 50.00 RSVP – Nonmember… Read more »

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Work. Play. Everyday. Take Transit to Go Your Way.

Headed to the office, school, the zoo or a play? To the dentist, the mall, or a quick getaway? Or, maybe to one of the airports, Belleville or the Central West End? To a concert, a ball game or a night out with friends? Remember … for work or play – you can take transit… Read more »

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COMMUTERS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE TRANSIT DURING JB BRIDGE CLOSURE

Citizens for Modern Transit’s FREE Try & Ride Program Makes it  Easy for First-Time Riders to Navigate the System With the westbound lanes of the Jefferson Barracks Bridge closed for emergency repairs and heavier volume along alternative bridges and routes, Citizens for Modern Transit is encouraging commuters to take public transit. The organization has a FREE… Read more »

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CMT Talking Transit Presents: Developing Community Through Transit

CMT’s next Talking Transit event, Developing Community Through Transit, a Panel Discussion on Opportunities around St. Louis MetroLink, will be held on June 21, 2019, at Innovation Hall,  4220 Duncan Avenue – First Floor, St. Louis, MO 63110, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  The Panel Discussion will include developers, funders and neighborhood representatives talking about the opportunities… Read more »

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General Assembly Passes Budget with $100 million for Transportation

The Missouri General Assembly wrapped up its work on the FY 2020 budget last week. House Bill 4 (HB4) contains $100 million in general revenue for transportation infrastructure funding. It only includes $1,710,875 in State Transportation funds for transit.  Funding from General Revenue for transit was zeroed out in 2017.  This $1.7 million will be… Read more »

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SCCTD Hosted “Rails, Trails and Art” Event on May 11 in IL

Public Event featured Dedication of New Art Installation Along the MetroBikeLink and a Free Ride Zone on the MetroLink The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD hosted an event in celebration of the new “Rails, Trails and Art” installation featuring ten, vibrant, moving Shtick People Sculptures created by local architect-artist Gary Karasek, which are now… Read more »

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SCCTD to Host “Rails, Trails and Art” Event on May 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. including Free Ride Zone on MetroLink

Public Event to Feature Dedication of New Art Installation Along the MetroBikeLink, a Free Ride Zone on the MetroLink, Interactive Scavenger Hunt and More The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is hosting an event in celebration of the new “Rails, Trails and Art” installation featuring ten, vibrant, moving Shtick People Sculptures created by local… Read more »

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SCCTD Hosts Rails, Trails and Art Event May 11

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is hosting a public event celebrating Rails, Trails and Art with food, fun, and prizes along the MetroBikeLink featuring local architect-artist, Gary Karasek’s Schtick People Sculptures on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Belleville MetroLink Station and along the MetroBikeLink Trail. Sponsored by… Read more »