Metro president and CEO John Nations says they’re in talks with St. Louis city and county police.
Facility on Pershall Road set to open in early 2016.
Rapid Response Team will target popular entertainment districts.
“The potential is there,” says National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jim Kramper. A Joplin-sized tornado “could easily occur right across the Metro-area. If those conditions come together here, it could happen.”
One person was arrested and another is wanted by police after shots were fired into a large crowd of people near the MetroLink station in the Delmar Loop.
Ridership fell by more than 8 percent on Metro trains and buses during the month the Ferguson grand jury decision was looming.
A wooden walking platform was on fire near the light rail tracks on the bridge.
Metro’s parent, the Bi-State Development Agency, is moving west to downtown’s Metropolitan Square building.
Metro bus and train workers have a new 3.5-year union contract.
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.