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February 19, 2020

Take Metro Transit to the St. Louis BattleHawks Home Opener

Professional football returns to St. Louis this weekend as the St. Louis BattleHawks take on the New York Guardians at the Dome at America’s Center on Sunday, February 23. Metro Transit makes it easy to enjoy all of the excitement of the XFL without worrying about finding a place to park or navigating through crowded downtown streets.

MetroLink

MetroLink provides a direct connections to the Dome at America’s Center in downtown St. Louis via the Convention Center MetroLink Station.

Football fans can park their vehicles at any of the 21 free Metro Park-Ride lots at MetroLink stations in Missouri and Illinois, and hop on the train to the Convention Center Station in downtown St. Louis. The station is located just south of the Dome at America’s Center.

A round-trip ticket on MetroLink is just $5. Tickets can be purchased at Ticket Vending Machines located at every MetroLink station. Metro Transit will have extra security and personnel available to assist passengers on February 23.

MetroBus

MetroBus is another option for getting downtown to the big game. The #32 ML King and #40 N. Broadway routes both serve stops near the Dome at America’s Center. A one-ride fare on MetroBus is $2, and a 2-Hour Pass (good on MetroLink and MetroBus) is $3. Fares can be purchased onboard the bus — exact change is required.

Plan Your Trip

To plan their Metro Transit commute to the BattleHawks home opener, football fans can download the Transit app to their mobile devices, use the Trip Planner on metrostlouis.org, or contact Metro Transit Information, available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 314-231-2345 (phone) or 314-207-9786 (text).

About Metro Transit
Metro Transit operates the St. Louis region’s public transportation system which includes 400 clean-burning diesel buses that serve 77 MetroBus routes in eastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois. Metro also operates MetroLink light rail vehicles on 46 miles of track serving 38 stations in the two-state area, and operates Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 122 vans. Metro Transit is a Bi-State Development enterprise.