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May 3, 2021

Via Metro STL Expands Service in North and Southwest St. Louis Counties

New operating hours for North St. Louis County service area

Metro Transit is making changes to Via Metro STL, the region’s on-demand transit service, to make it even easier for riders to travel in North and Southwest St. Louis Counties with new expanded service areas and new operating hours in North St. Louis County. These changes to Via Metro STL service go into effect today, Monday, May 3.

Via Metro STL, which launched in June 2020, is an affordable and convenient on-demand transit option that allows riders to hail a vehicle directly from their smartphone using the Via app, and travel to any location within the service area during operating hours.

North St. Louis County | Expanded Service Area and New Operating Hours

Via Metro STL service in North St. Louis County has been expanded to include more communities, including Glasgow Village, Calverton Park and other neighborhoods south of Interstate 270. In addition, to better match transportation needs for riders during the evening, operating hours for service in North St. Louis County are now 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., seven days a week.

Via Service Area Map for North St. Louis County

Southwest St. Louis County | Expanded Service Area

Via Metro STL service in Southwest St. Louis County has been expanded to include more key destinations, including St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital, Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living Facility, and St. Louis County Library’s Grand Glaize Branch. The service will continue to operate from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.

Via Service Area Map for South St. Louis County

A single trip on Via Metro STL is only $2. Riders can combine their Via Metro STL and Metro Transit trip for just $3, which includes a single Via Metro STL trip and a mobile Two-Hour Pass that can be used on MetroBus or MetroLink. For more information on Via Metro STL service, please visit metrostlouis.org/via or call 636-251-3328.

About Metro Transit
Metro Transit operates the St. Louis region’s public transportation system which includes more 400 clean-burning diesel buses that serve 68 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 123 vans. Metro Transit is a Bi-State Development enterprise.