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September 2, 2015

Metro to Operate Special LouFest Shuttles on September 12 & 13

LouFest returns to Forest Park on September 12 and September 13 this year, and Metro makes it easy for concert-goers to enjoy the music, fun and excitement of the two-day festival while not having to worry about parking or traffic. Metro will operate special LouFest MetroBus Shuttles that weekend to transport music fans directly between the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station and the north entrance of the LouFest grounds at the corner of Grand and Faulkner Drive in Forest Park.

Concert-goers can park at any one of 21 free Metro Park-Ride lots in Missouri and Illinois and ride MetroLink to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station, or ride the #1 Gold or #90 Hampton MetroBus routes to connect with the station. The LouFest Shuttle pick-up and drop-off area is located just north of the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station on the west side of DeBaliviere Avenue.

The shuttles will operate every 10 minutes from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 12, and on Sunday, September 13, and will operate as frequently as needed after 8 p.m. as concert-goers head home from LouFest both nights. The LouFest Shuttle is free for passengers who show their LouFest ticket, and will cost $2 for riders who do not have a LouFest ticket.

For more information, or to plan your trip on Metro, visit metrostlouis.org or contact Metro Transit Information at 314-231-2345 or 618-271-2345, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

About Metro

Metro is the operator of the St. Louis region’s public transportation system, which includes the 87 vehicle, 46-mile MetroLink light rail system; 391 MetroBus vehicle fleet that operates on 77 MetroBus routes in Missouri and Illinois; and Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 120 vans. Metro is an enterprise of Bi-State Development (BSD), which also owns and operates St. Louis Downtown Airport and its surrounding industrial business park; the Gateway Arch Riverboats, as well as operates the Gateway Arch Revenue Collections Center and Gateway Arch trams. BSD also operates the Bi-State Development Research Institute and the Regional Freight District.

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