John Nations http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Study Examines Possibility Of A Midtown MetroLink Station http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/study-examines-possibility-midtown-metrolink-station <p><strong>(Updated at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday)</strong></p><p>A pro-transit organization released a study today that could lead to a new MetroLink station in St. Louis’ central corridor.&nbsp;</p><p>A study by Citizens for Modern Transit examined the costs and viability of building a MetroLink station between Sarah and Boyle in Midtown. The station would be located close to CORTEX, a fast-growing bioscience and technology hub. And it would also be close to where furniture retailer Ikea is expected to set up shop in 2015.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:01:00 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 34761 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Study Examines Possibility Of A Midtown MetroLink Station Eads Bridge modernization project to begin soon http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/eads-bridge-modernization-project-begin-soon <p>Rehabilitation of the 138-year-old Eads Bridge is moving forward after two years of delays and ballooning project costs.</p><p>The project was to begin in 2009 with $24 million in federal stimulus funding, but labor disputes between contractors and unions, and the project&rsquo;s pricetag, which inflated to $36 million, kept the bridgework from getting started.</p><p>John Nations, Metro&rsquo;s President and CEO says the bridge&rsquo;s age also made the bidding process difficult.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 May 2012 20:51:44 +0000 Joseph Leahy 3763 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Eads Bridge modernization project to begin soon