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September 11, 2019, 2pm PDT
Long awaited improvements on the Amtrak route between Chicago and St. Louis are being delayed again, this time because of trouble installing positive train control (PTC).
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
September 9, 2019, 2pm PDT
St. Louis University is helping stabilize the neighborhood located near its medical campus—instead of expanding the campus into property it owns around the campus, it is building houses to sell.
St. Louis Public Radio
September 3, 2019, 11am PDT
Cities like St. Louis, Denver, and Minneapolis have have fewer bus drivers than the transit system requires. The shortages are effecting the quality of service.
Streetsblog USA
August 21, 2019, 11am PDT
Cities in flyover country are facing new redevelopment challenges as companies relocate from costly coastal cities. In St. Louis, downtown revitalization has also brought plans to tackle blight, and the consequences for residents could be immense.
CityLab
August 16, 2019, 5am PDT
Are we laughing with the trolley comedian, or at the trolley comedian?
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 12, 2019, 2pm PDT
An Urban Land Institute program brings students into the discussion and gives them the tools to make a difference in the planning processes that define their communities.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 10, 2019, 7am PDT
St. Louis’ Mosaic Project offers an example of how U.S. cities can welcome foreign talent and benefit from their skills.
The Brookings Institute
July 26, 2019, 12pm PDT
Metro Transit recently announced its plans to remove or relocate 450 bus stops systemwide in St. Louis city and county. After adjusting that number to 370 bus stops, the work of consolidating bus stops is underway.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 7, 2019, 5am PDT
The St. Louis Loop Trolley isn't running at full capacity, yet, but it's also falling well short of its projected ridership.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 21, 2019, 7am PDT
St. Louis County is considering fair housing legislation that would prevent source of income discrimination, as many cities in the region have already done, and many more are also considering.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 3, 2019, 2pm PDT
Ten St. Louis organizations worked together to pin down mayoral candidates on concrete questions about racial equity—but first they had come to consensus on what issues to focus on.
Shelterforce Magazine
April 18, 2019, 8am PDT
Critics are pointing to a discrepancy between the plan and the reality in terms of how much private property must be acquired through eminent domain to make the state of Missouri's Hyperloop dreams come true.
The Kansas City Star
March 13, 2019, 10am PDT
Missouri state legislators have created a task force aimed at delivering a hyperloop route between Kansas City and St. Louis.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
March 12, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Transit app will replace the Metro on the Go app for multi-modal trip planning around St. Louis.
Government Technology
January 12, 2019, 1pm PST
The higher speed train route between the two cities, funded by the recession-era stimulus package, is capable of 90 to 110 mph, but is stuck at 78.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 29, 2018, 11am PST
The Loop Trolley in St. Louis will be closed, after short notice, for maintenance this weekend.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 6, 2018, 11am PST
St. Louis transit planners are evaluating the reasons behind a decline in transit use as the Metro Transit system prepares its first light expansion in years.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 21, 2018, 7am PST
Special suits give property owners an opportunity to fix up rundown properties before the city sells them.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 18, 2018, 1pm PST
First, a snow day delayed the opening of the Loop Trolley in St. Louis. Then, the trolley didn't runt the full route. Finally, the trolley line became a crime scene.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
September 28, 2018, 12pm PDT
Despite the disappointment of losing a stadium deal to the financial concerns of St. Louis voters, Major League Soccer is willing to give the city another look.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch