Metro News

St. Louis will host the 2020 U.S. gymnastics Olympic team trials

St. Louis will host the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team trials ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. USA Gymnastics and the United States Olympic Committee announced Tuesday that they awarded the bid for the 2020 team trials to St. Louis.  The event will take place at Enterprise Center June 25-28, 2020.  The St. Louis Sports Commission

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Better Together says merger could save over $1 billion a year by 2032

Pictured above: Better Together Deputy Director of Community-Based Studies Marius Johnson-Malone, left, answers questions about the merger alongside Stenger, Krewson and Washinton University Chancellor Mark Wrighton at a press conference after the campaign kickoff. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The backers of a city-county merger for St. Louis County and city

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Affton resident honored for 25 years promoting public transit

An Affton resident is being honored for 25 years of working to advance public transit in St. Louis. Kimberly Cella, executive director of Citizens for Modern Transit, or CMT, has been honored for 25 years of furthering public transit in the region. “Public transit in the St. Louis region plays a key role in providing access and equality, creating jobs, building stronger economies and furthering

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John Nations steps down as Metro CEO

Pictured above: John Nations asks the County Council for more funding last year. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Metro CEO John Nations will be leaving the transportation agency this fall, the Bi-State Development Agency announced Tuesday. Nations will leave Metro as the longest-serving president and CEO in its history, the agency said in a news release.

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Metro sets hearings on ‘Metro Reimagined’ bus plan

Metro Transit is gathering public input about changes to MetroBus service. Metro will host six informational meetings and two public hearings in April to share the proposed plan with transit riders and the public. The south county meeting will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at the Affton White-Rodgers Community Center,

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