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.
It appears that shots were meant for a man in a passing car who was struck in the back.
Metro president John Nations says each “articulated” bus is 60 feet long with 54 seats and a lot more room for standing.
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.
Warmer weather is here and more bikers, joggers and walkers are going to be out and about—as well as kids on summer break.
Metro bus drivers reported to work on time this morning and officials with the transit company say everything is running smoothly.
Several Metro bus drivers called in sick this morning, leaving some routes running late as the agency scrambled to find replacements.
Officials with Metro didn’t want to lay out lots of cash for brand new buses, but they needed to increase capacity.
The man who allegedly robbed the Scott Credit Union in O’Fallon, Illinois on Wednesday and tried to get away on a bicycle, was charged today.
The Smart-Card Program could help deter passengers who sneak on without paying.