metro cutbacks

Federal, state funding helps Metro restore some bus service

This week, Metro bus service, which had been cut back earlier this year, was restored to parts of St. Louis. About 55 percent of the bus service Metro cut in March was reinstated.

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WU continues pushing for Metro funding

Metro’s service cutbacks may have gone into effect, but that’s not stopping a number of Washington University students and administrators from continuing to advocate funding for the transit agency.

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Metro plans service cuts, reduces staff

St. Louis Metro President and Chief Executive Officer Robert Baer announced a proposed plan to cut $36.7 million from the Metro operating budget, on Jan. 9. The St. Louis Metro Operations and Strategic Planning Committee will consider the proposal. If no cuts are made, Metro will lose $50 million in the 2010 fiscal year. As […]

| Staff Reporter

Help stop Metro cutbacks

For the many Washington University students who possess U-Passes, the MetroBus system has become indispensable as a mode of transportation. Students use the buses to travel to school from their off-campus apartments (into which they move in order to avoid exorbitant on-campus housing prices), to pick up food and basic household supplies from Schnucks and […]

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