Missouri Families Create Bus Mural

A group of more than 50 adults and children recently turned a Metro St. Louis bus into an artistic masterpiece on wheels. Last month, the novice painters created a colorful mural along the outside of the bus. It was the collaborative project of the Saint Louis Art Museum and Metro’s Arts in Transit.      AIT, […]

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BW Bus Hub Offers Event Venue

We are looking forward to Blue Water Area Transit’s new transfer center connecting with our community in many ways. Community groups are welcome, for example, to consider the new bus hub as a place to hold special events.      The Whistle Stop Revue hosted the transfer center’s first community event last month. “Music with Heart […]

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New York Offers “Subway Reads”

Metropolitan Transportation Authority subway riders can read free e-books during their New York commute, through an eight-week program launched in collaboration with Penguin Random House. “Subway Reads” started this week and offers free access to five e-shorts and samples from some 175 books.      MTA launched the program to celebrate installing free Wi-Fi in its […]

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$2.5 Million “WOW Factor”

Within the one-block area surrounding Blue Water Area Transit’s new transfer center, the agency has improved the landscaping, lighting, parking, walkways, outdoor seating, roads and more this year. The wide range of downtown area improvements cost more than $2.5 million out of a project total of $9.8 million.         BWAT included design features requested by […]

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Netherlands Driverless Bus Tested

Mercedes-Benz demonstrated this week how its driverless Future Bus could navigate tight turns, intersections and pedestrians along streets and highways in an urban environment in the Netherlands. The bus successfully followed a 12-mile bus rapid transit route between Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport and the nearby town of Haarlem. Mercedes’ vision for the future of public transportation, the […]

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