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March 23, 2018

Metro Transit to Host Informational Meetings and Public Hearings About New Transit Plan

Metro Transit is asking for public input about a preliminary plan that will change public transit in the St. Louis region. The new strategy will update service options and incorporate innovative transit concepts that will offer Metro riders faster, more frequent service. Metro will host six informational meetings and two public hearings in April to share the proposed plan with transit riders, stakeholders and the public to gather feedback on the service options being considered.

Metro launched Metro Reimagined, a comprehensive analysis of the MetroBus system, in July 2017 to ensure that Metro is positioned to meet the evolving transportation needs of the St. Louis region, today and in the future. Combined with input from transit users and the public, the information collected through the Metro Reimagined study has allowed Metro planners to identify enhancements to the transit system and develop a new service plan that will improve the customer experience, increase access to destinations throughout the area and address the future mobility needs of the region.

The public is invited to attend the informational meetings to learn more about the proposed plan, speak with a transit planner, ask questions and share their feedback. Information about the new plan, including detailed maps and an online feedback survey, are also available at metrostlouis.org/reimagined.

Informational Meetings

Tuesday, April 3 | 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
North Hanley Transit Center
4300 N. Hanley Road, Berkeley, MO 63121

Wednesday, April 4 | 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Ballas Transit Center
790 S. New Ballas Road, St. Louis, MO 63141

Thursday, April 5 | 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
North County Transit Center
3140 Pershall Road, Ferguson, MO 63136

Tuesday, April 10 | 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Thomas Dunn Learning Center
3113 Gasconade Street, St. Louis, MO 63118

Wednesday, April 11 | 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Affton White-Rodgers Community Center
9801 MacKenzie Road, St. Louis, MO 63123

Tuesday, April 17 | 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
St. Louis Public Library, Central Library
1301 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

Public Hearings

Wednesday, April 18 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
St. Louis City Municipal Court Building
1520 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

Thursday, April 19 | 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
The Heights Community Center
8001 Dale Avenue, Richmond Heights, MO 63117

Metro employees will also hand out informational brochures to Metro riders about Metro Reimagined the week of March 26. They will be at the Civic Center Transit Center on March 26 from 6-9 a.m., and on March 28 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. at both the Riverview Transit Center and the Shrewsbury Lansdowne I-44 Transit Center.

About Metro Transit

Metro Transit operates the St. Louis region’s public transportation system which includes 400 clean-burning diesel buses that serve 83 MetroBus routes in eastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois. Metro also operates MetroLink light rail vehicles on 46 miles of track serving 37 stations in the two-state area, and operates Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 122 vans. Metro Transit is one of five enterprises operated by Bi-State Development.  

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