Metro

The St. Louis Metro: Two States, One City, Thousands of Strangers

I am certainly no expert voice on transit, nor on St. Louis. But what I can do is hold a microphone (read: my horribly cracked iPhone 7, opened to Voice Memos) to people I hope have more authority on the Metro and their city than I do — everyday riders.

| Managing Scene Editor

Metro revamps Green Line, cutting stops and frequency

Metro, the St. Louis area public transportation operator, implemented changes to the Green Line, Sept. 30.

| Senior Editor

Keeping up with the Cards: The perfect game day

The MLB regular season started this Friday, and as most Washington University students know, the St. Louis community thrives during the summer for one reason in particular: the St. Louis Cardinals.

Tom Ratts | Contributing Writer

Proposed changes to parking policy would institute new zones, hours

Student will see dramatic changes to the University’s parking policy should a proposed system be implemented for the 2017-2018 school year.

| News Editor

Through the city by metro: Taking a day trip to Soulard

d has much more to offer than cheap beads, and it’s easily accessible for anyone with a U-Pass. As the oldest neighborhood in St. Louis, it’s a mix of historic red brick residences and thriving nightlife.

Hanusia Higgins | Staff Writer

Through the city by metro: Taking a trip down to Cherokee Street

Without a car—and with an unwillingness to pay for Uber or cab rides—it can be difficult to get around St. Louis. That’s where the Metro comes in.

Hanusia Higgins | Staff Writer

The St. Louis Metro is your friend, and other transport observations

It’s Sunday, and the MetroLink is packed with football fans. I emulate my inner-sardine and stand to one side of the door, barely clutching onto a pole. I’m from the fringe of Chicago, so I’m no stranger to public transportation. Being cramped in a small space where the awkward, accidental groping of sweaty strangers is inevitable almost feels like second nature.

Rima Parikh | Contributing Writer

Clayton, MO

Washington University sits on a corner of Clayton, and students wishing to visit its heart need only travel west along Forsyth Blvd. to reach it. Downtown Clayton is a business district, and most of its establishments cater to that crowd.

| Editor in Chief

A transit champion transitions on to new work

The tiara-wearing Miz MetroLink became a familiar face on Washington University’s campus last year. Urging people to support the sales tax measure Proposition A to fund more transit service, the crowned figure was actually Liz Kramer, a University administrator.

| Enterprise Editor

Metro to add service in 3 phases following approval of tax hike

Metro will gradually phase in expanded transit service following St. Louis County voters’ approval on Tuesday of a sales tax increase for Metro, top Metro officials said late last week. Chief Operating Officer Ray Friem said service will be restored in phases over the next 12 months. The first changes will come June 28 after a series of public hearings in the coming weeks.

| Enterprise Editor

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