Statistics and information from Fiscal Year 2019

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General Information

Total Passenger Boardings:          17,385,730
Total Revenue Miles:                      20,204,456

Rolling Stock:

  • 87 MetroLink vehicles
  • 408 MetroBus vehicles
    • 15 60-foot articulated buses
    • 107 35-foot buses
    • 287 40-foot buses
  • 126 Metro Call-A-Ride vans

MetroLink

  • 46 miles of light rail
  • 38 MetroLink stations
    • 27 stations in Missouri
    • 11 stations in Illinois
  • Two MetroLink lines
    • Red Line – Operates from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport to Scott Air Force Base
    • Blue Line – Operates from Shrewsbury, Mo. to Fairview Heights, Ill.
  • 98% on-time performance
  • 5,471,900 boardings in FY2021

MetroBus

  • 59 MetroBus routes
    • 47 Missouri routes
    • 12 Illinois routes
  • 93% on-time performance
  • 11,984,941 revenue miles in FY2021
  • 11,498,907 boardings in FY2021

Metro Call-A-Ride

  • 411,400 passenger boardings in FY2021
  • 95.5% on-time performance
  • 3,515,063 revenue miles in FY2021

Metro Transit Facts

  • Based on passenger surveys, 84 percent of Metro transit riders use the system to get to work, and 20 percent to get to school.
  • Studies show that every $1 invested in public transportation produces approximately $4 in economic returns.
  • Since 2011, more than $9.2 billion in commercial development has been completed or is currently under construction within a half-mile radius of MetroLink stations.