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Photo: KMOX

Metro Bus, Train Workers Approve New Contract

Metro bus and train workers have a new 3.5-year union contract.

09/26/2014

Photo courtesy of Flickr, Metro St. Louis

Union Members to Vote on New Agreement with Metro Today

For the first time in three years, Metro’s bus and train drivers and mechanics could have a new contract by the end of today.

09/25/2014

Metro President and CEO John Nations. Photo: KMOX

Metro CEO Reacts to Allegations of Race Baiting During Oreo Cookie Incident

You may have heard the commercials from the Amalgamated Transit Union criticizing a Metro board member for handing out a recipe for Oreo cookies to union negotiators.

09/12/2014

Transit Union workers protest a $75,000 raise for Metro CEO John Nations. (Photo: Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Metro Workers Continue to Protest Nations’ Wage Hike

The union has held several demonstrations this week to call attention to Metro CEO John Nations getting a $75,000 wage hike, while workers remain in a contract dispute.

08/29/2014

Photo courtesy of Flickr, Metro St. Louis

Metro Workers Take Their Contract Quest To Commuters

Union workers at Metro, the local transit agency, are meeting and greeting commuters this morning to call attention to their quest for a new contract.

08/25/2014

Photo courtesy of Flickr, Metro St. Louis

Passenger Attacks Metro Bus Driver

The bus then veered off the road and hit a fence.

07/14/2014

Photo: KMOX

Metro Fare Increase Takes Effect Today

Metro spokesperson Patti Beck says the fare increase marks the latest phase of their long-range plan, and will boost passenger income by more than $2 million a year.

07/01/2014

Stock photo from Metro

Occupied Metro Bus Grazed with Bullets

It appears that shots were meant for a man in a passing car who was struck in the back.

06/09/2014

Photo: Brett Blume/KMOX

Metro’s ‘Bendy’ Buses Hit the Road

Metro president John Nations says each “articulated” bus is 60 feet long with 54 seats and a lot more room for standing.

06/06/2014

Photo: KMOX

First MetroLink Rate Hike in 2 Years Passes

Metro Transit’s governing board has decided to raise the fare for MetroLink train travel by $.25 per ride, making a one-way ticket cost $2.50 come July 1.

05/23/2014

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