Introducing The Gateway Go Card

The Gateway Go Card is an exciting new option to make it easier for young people in the bi-state region to take Metro Transit to get where they need and want to go this summer.

Gateway Go Card

It’s about connecting young people to more opportunities. Investing in our youth is important for the future of our region, and all of the partners in this pilot program are committed to improving the quality of life for young people in our community.

Transportation is a vital link to jobs, schools, health care, healthy food options, and better wages. Providing access to transit through reduced fares means access to opportunities. When we work together, we make it easier for young people to pursue their dreams and to pave the way for successful lives and careers.

The Gateway Go program will run from June 1 to October 31 and is made possible through a partnership between the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, St. Clair County Transit District, St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, Metro Transit and Bi-State Development.

The special pass will offer mobility and new opportunities through public transit for youth ages 13 to 25 at half the normal price.

Where can I get my Gateway Go Card?

The cards will soon be available at the following locations, all accessible via the Metro Transit system:

After presenting proof of age (driver’s license, state ID, school ID, birth certificate or passport) riders will receive a Gateway Go Card that they or their parents can use to load money onto the card to ride Metro Transit or to purchase 50 percent discounted Metro fares for:

In addition to the two Metro Transit locations, the Gateway Go Card will also be issued at the Gateway Info Bus which will be visiting summer festivals, events and community centers around the bi-state region.

Organizations that serve young people may schedule the Gateway Info Bus to come to their location by calling 314-982-1500 or 618-274-1500, or by e-mail at

Gateway Info Bus – Event Schedule

Stop by the Gateway Info Bus at any of the times and locations listed below, sign up for the Gateway Go Card, and start taking advantage of a 50 percent discount on the Metro Transit system.

Rules for Riding

If you’re new to the Metro transit system, here are some quick tips and guidelines you can use to be a great transit rider:

It’s easy to be courteous to your fellow passengers. Just remember, don’t be that guy.

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