Jessica Mefford-Miller http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Get On The Bus: Metro Grapples With Finding Right Formula To Meet Regional Demand http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/get-bus-metro-grapples-finding-right-formula-meet-regional-demand <p>The Number 70 Grand bus is Thelonda Malone’s primary source of transportation — besides her feet.&nbsp;</p><p>Malone uses the Metro Transit's busiest bus route to get to and from work. She says it’s useful. But some aspects of the ride could use some improvement.</p><p>For one thing: When Malone gets off work at 5:30 p.m., she says she has a “50 percent chance of even being able to get on the bus.” If Malone does catch that second bus, she usually has to stand.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 04:36:17 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 33201 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Get On The Bus: Metro Grapples With Finding Right Formula To Meet Regional Demand Metro raises fares http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/metro-raises-fares <p>Metro Transit&rsquo;s governing board voted Friday to increase the cost of passes and transfers starting in July.</p><p>According to Metro&rsquo;s Chief of Planning and System Development, Jessica Mefford-Miller:</p> Fri, 18 May 2012 21:51:41 +0000 Joseph Leahy 3738 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Metro raises fares