• Metro Set to Open an Expanded Downtown Transit Center

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  Safety improvements and better bus access are some of the key components of the newly-renovated Civic Center Transit facility across from Scottrade Center in downtown St. Louis. Metro is taking the wraps...

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  • Bi-State Development Sparks Huge Savings With Energy-Efficient Lighting

    From Metro St. Louis:  While it’s true Metro transit is an industry-leader in operational efficiency and reliability, and is known around the world for its innovative maintenance program, there’s one area where we were falling behind. Our...

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  • Absent Needed Transportation Discussion, Here Comes North-South Light Rail Study

    From nextSTL:  There’s a rail advocacy organization in St. Louis. There’s a regional transit entity in St. Louis. There is no transit advocacy organization. The creation of the region’s first not-quite-heavy rail line was a huge move...

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  • CMT & AARP Create Vision of Possibilities Around Transit

    Citizens for Modern Transit and AARP St. Louis temporarily transformed the vacant Historic Wabash Station, located at 6005 Delmar Blvd., on June 14 into an active space connecting people to products, services and green spaces. The free,...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Possible New Housing Development Near Maplewood-Manchester MetroLink Station

    From Citizens for Modern Transit:  Brentwood could soon see transit oriented development (TOD) near the Maplewood-Manchester MetroLink station. A development company out of the Kansas City area, Garrison Development, has been working the last few years on...

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  • Construction of MetroLink Station in Cortex Area to Begin Next Month

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Construction of a MetroLink station in the city’s Cortex tech hub will begin next month, officials with the Metro transit system said Thursday. John Nations, president and CEO of the Bi-State Development Agency...

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  • Pro & Con: Proposition 1, MetroLink, Urban Development

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  On Friday, St. Louis on the Air hosted a moderated conversation about Proposition 1, one of the ballot measures that City of St. Louis voters will decide on during the April 4...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • MetroLink Tax Hike Touted as Way to Move the City Forward

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  In trying to cement his legacy as a mayor who pushed the city forward, Francis Slay is asking voters to approve a half-cent sales tax increase that would help expand MetroLink lines. Setting...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Soccer Stadium Campaign Raises Questions About Public Funding

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  An April ballot proposition would put $60 million in public money toward a new soccer stadium, but campaign ads say city residents won’t pay for it unless they use the stadium. Opponents say...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Waiting to See How Trump’s Infrastructure Plans Will Affect STL

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  While on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump pledged vast infrastructure improvements to the tune of $1 trillion. He has described the nation’s airports as being like those in developing nations and has...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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