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.
$11 million for a MetroLink station in the district was cut by the Governor.
Starting Tuesday night, getting to westbound I-70 from the Poplar Street Bridge will no longer be an option.
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.
She was airlifted to a hospital but died
CORTEX wants a developer to build a residential tower, is preparing for IKEA and has Sen. McCaskill helping fund a new MetroLink stop.
There’s been no expansion of the MetroLink light-rail system since 2006, but that could change in the near future.
Today at East St. Louis City Hal, the public will have a chance to voice their concerns about a possible MetroLink fare hike.
Metro president and CEO John Nations is in Washington D.C. to lobby on behalf of the American Public Transportation Association.
Metro spokesperson Patti Beck says two coworkers were aboard a train heading west on the Blue Line around 6 a.m. when the physical altercation began.