Archive for the “Transit FAQ” Category

Where do I find MetroTransit fares, schedules, and maps?

“Metro Transit is best known as the operator of the public transportation system for the St. Louis metropolitan region, with MetroLinkMetroBus and Metro Call-A-Ride.  But did you know that Metro Transit also oversees operations of the St. Louis Downtown Airport, the Gateway Arch trams and the Gateway Arch Riverboats?” – Metro Transit St. Louis Website.

For information about fares, schedules and maps, click here.

Metro also has a handy trip planner.

Which car do I get in with my bike on MetroLink trains?

Passengers 13 or older, and children accompanied by an adult, are welcome to bring their bicycle onboard MetroLink. Wait until all other passengers have boarded or exited the train, and enter the train at the rear door of the first train car or the front or rear door of the second train car. Two bicycles are permitted in each area. If a train is too crowded, you may have to wait for the next train before boarding with your bicycle.

While onboard MetroLink, please stand with your bicycle. Do not leave your bicycle unattended or put it on its kickstand. For more information, click here.


How do I load my bike on a MetroBus or MCT Bus rack?

Illinois’ Madison County Transit buses and Missouri and Illinois MetroBuses are equipped with a two-bike rack available on a first-come, first-served basis.

View the following videos for using a Madison County bike rack and a Metro bike rack.

Where do I find Madison County Transit fares, schedules and maps?

“MCT provides the community with numerous public bus routes, a Paratransit service for the disabled and elderly, bikeway development, as well as overseeing RideFinders, the St. Louis regional rideshare program. Working in conjunction with the other St. Louis area organizations, MCT provides an important link in the chain of seamless regional transportation services.” – Madison County Transit Website.

Click on these links for schedules and maps and fare information.