• Bi-State’s New Leader Ousts Metro Security Chief, Top Assistant

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Metro Transit’s top two security officials were ousted Friday amid what the operation’s new chief executive said is an effort to coordinate better with local police departments in protecting MetroLink passengers. Sources said...

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  • New Bi-State CEO Pledges to Improve Security on Metro

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  Bi-State Development named Taulby Roach as its next president and CEO today. Roach will take office Jan. 1, 2019, replacing John Nations, who is stepping down after eight years to return to private...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Forest Park DeBaliviere TOD Announced

    From NextSTL:  Metro announced on its blog today a plan to develop the area around the Forest Park DeBaliviere Station. The project will replace the parking lot, strip mall, and  turn-around across DeBaliviere. The developer is Pearl Properties who...

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  • Developer Plans 265 Apartments, Retail Around Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  An Indianapolis developer plans to transform the block around the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink station with a $70 million development adding 265 apartments and 34,000 square feet of retail. The Bi-State Development Board of...

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  • Talking Transit Event Set for Nov. 16 to Highlight Transit Security Best Practices

    Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), the St. Louis Regional Chamber and East-West Gateway Council of Governments are inviting area residents to take part in a special “Talking Transit” event that will highlight transit security best practices from...

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  • Commentary: Transit Access Part of Development Boom

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  Economic development is booming in St. Louis’ core. As outlined in the St. Louis Business Journal’s recent article titled, “Who knew: $8 billion in projects from Arch to Wash U,” nearly $8 billion in...

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  • Commentary: A New Vision for Transit in St. Louis

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  For any business to survive — and to succeed — it must be able to evolve. Metro Transit has already started its evolution. Cities across the country have been experiencing a decline...

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  • CMT Teams with Metro and Other Partners to Pilot MetroLink Access Project

    Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) and announced it will be teaming up with Metro, East-West Gateway Council of Governments, St. Clair County Transit District, the Organization for Black Struggle and local law enforcement to pilot a MetroLink...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • East-West Gateway Board adopts first phase of a locally preferred alternative in Northside-Southside Corridor

    From Citizens for Modern Transit:  The Northside – Southside Study was an 18-month effort, led by the East-West Gateway Council of Governments, to study light rail investment in the corridor connecting Goodfellow and I-70 on the Northside...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • East-West Gateway Moves Forward with MetroLink Expansion

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  East-West Gateway’s board of directors voted Wednesday to approve a route for the north-south expansion of MetroLink that would cost $667 million and take nearly eight years to complete. The vote means the city of St....

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