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  • Bi-State Development Introduces Two New Additions to Its Management Teams

    Bi-State Development has filled two key manager positions in the organization. After interviewing candidates from around the nation for both positions, Trenise Winters was named General Manager of MetroBus Operations and Gregory A. Smith was selected as Vice President of Procurement and Materials Management for Bi-State Development. Trenise Winters – General Manager of MetroBus Operations Trenise Winters was promoted to

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  • Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Renamed Gateway Arch National Park

    The National Park Service has announced that Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is now Gateway Arch National Park, better communicating to the public its status as a national park and home of the internationally recognized Gateway Arch. “Gateway Arch National Park helps visitors connect the Arch to the National Park Service,” says Mike Ward, Superintendent at the Gateway Arch National Park.

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  • St. Louis Downtown Airport Welcomes West Star Aviation As Newest Tenant

    St. Louis Downtown Airport today announced it has entered into an agreement with West Star Aviation to launch a new operation at the Cahokia-based airport. West Star Aviation, which also has operations in East Alton, Ill., is a Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Organization (MRO). The company specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, windows, and engines, as well as

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  • Registration Now Open for Chancellor’s Certificate in Fundamentals of Economic Development

    Public sector development staff, private sector specialists and anyone interested in community development have the opportunity in March and April to learn economic development concepts from senior practitioners in the industry. Bi-State Development has partnered with the Urban Land Institute and the Public Policy Administration Program of the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) to offer a Chancellor’s Certificate Program in

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  • Regional Leaders Break Ground for Senior Apartments at Swansea MetroLink Station

    Southwestern Illinois Development Authority (SWIDA), in partnership with Bywater Development Group and Bi-State Development, joined with federal, state and local elected officials and other stakeholders and guests today to mark the official start of construction on Metro Landing of Swansea. The $10.9 million, transit-oriented development (TOD) will bring senior apartment living adjacent to the Swansea MetroLink Station in Swansea, Illinois.

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  • Request for Proposals for Northside-Southside Development Study

    One of the questions we get asked frequently is: “Where is the next MetroLink line going to be built—South County, St. Charles County, maybe Chesterfield?” The answer is – Metro doesn’t make that decision. Regional leadership through the East-West Gateway Council of Governments decides if and where MetroLink would be expanded, if funding is secured. There are extensions currently being

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  • Nutritionists Will Highlight Healthy Food Options During Link Market Food Demonstrations at Metro Transit Centers

    ST. LOUIS, MO: Nutritionists from the University of Missouri Extension will conduct monthly food demonstrations starting next week at two Metro transit center locations to reinforce the recently launched fresh food kiosk program’s focus on nutrition and healthy food options. Weather permitting, these demonstrations will occur at the Link Markets from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20

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  • Links 2 Health Mobile Screening Unit Program Introduced

    Bi-State Development and the St. Louis County Department of Public Health today unveiled Links 2 Health, a new mobile health screening program that will enhance access to much-needed health care services for residents of North St. Louis County.  The Links 2 Health mobile screening vehicle was displayed at the Wellston Transit Center during a special ceremony on December 1. The

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  • New Food Kiosks at North Hanley and Wellston Transit Centers Are Officially Open For Business

    The new Link Market food kiosks at the North Hanley and Wellston Transit Centers are now open for business, and transit riders and nearby residents can purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and other healthy food staples at these transit locations. The Link Market kiosks are open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and accept cash, credit and EBT

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  • Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’ James Bullard Highlights St. Louis As a Metropolitan Area with One of the Highest Standards of Living in the Nation

    James Bullard, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, discussed living standards in American metropolitans areas as he gave the keynote address at the 2017 Bi-State Development Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri on October 6. Bullard, who is considered one of the most influential economists in the world, highlighted the importance of adjusting

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