Holiday Travel http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Homebound Soldiers To Swell Pre-holiday Rush At Lambert Airport http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/homebound-soldiers-swell-pre-holiday-rush-lambert-airport <p>Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is preparing for a surge in visitors as the busy travel period surrounding Christmas and New Year’s Day begins Friday.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Public Relations Manager Jeff Lea says the airport is expecting a 15 to 20 percent increase from normal passenger traffic at peak travel times over the next two weeks.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“The biggest travel day prior to Christmas for air travel is going to be Friday,” he said.</span></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:23:43 +0000 Joseph Leahy 32400 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Homebound Soldiers To Swell Pre-holiday Rush At Lambert Airport State Highway Patrol Puts More Officers On Roads And In Water For Holiday http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/state-highway-patrol-puts-more-officers-roads-and-water-holiday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Missouri State Highway Patrol will be in full effect this Independence Day, with more officers on the road to enforce speed and safety rules. Interstates 44, 55, and 70 will have state troopers stationed every twenty miles on July 3 and July 7.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 19:57:49 +0000 Erin Williams 27932 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org State Highway Patrol Puts More Officers On Roads And In Water For Holiday