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Restoration 2010 is the frst phase o
, the region’s long-range transitplan, which is built on a solid oundation oridership demand, public input and transit-planning experience.This new plan is designed to serve the region evenbetter. This plan is not a block-by-block returnto the system citizens had beore the service cutso 2009. It restores the system’s reach andreliability and improves the system’s connections.Metro Transit customers will see many changesin Missouri:
Divided bus routes where there is a cleardierence in travel needs and ridership levels
Improved connections between severalbus routes
Streamlined bus routes, eliminating duplicationo service
Added additional trips throughout the system tobetter accommodate late-evening commuters
Maximizing use o current MetroBus vehiclesRestoration 2010 meets Metro’s continuedresponsibility to provide the most extensive,efcient and cost-eective transit system possible.For more inormation, visit
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On April 6, 2010, area residents votedto invest more in public transit in ourregion. The community said servicerestoration was the frst and highestpublic-transit priority and, since April,Metro has been hard at work to deliveron what was promised. Now, threemonths ahead o schedule, we present
Metro Transit Restoration 2010
— asummary o the fnal phase o MetroTransit service restoration.
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Changes go inTo effeCT augusT 30
Two dierent bus routes replaceservice to customers previously served bythe #11 Chippewa: a shorter #11 Chippewa routeand the #21 Watson. The #11 Chippewa nowoperates along Landsdowne Avenue between theCivic Center and Shrewsbury Transit Centers. Forservice west o Shrewsbury Transit Center, seethe #21 Watson. For service on Watson Road andRiver Des Peres Boulevard, see the #30 Soulard.
Splitting long bus routes like the original #11Chippewa improves the perormance o the routeand the efciency o the Metro system.
Now operates in the service area northo Central West End Transit Center towards WestFlorissant Avenue. For service east o CentralWest End Transit Center along Forest ParkAvenue, see the #42 Sarah. For service east oCivic Center Transit Center along Park Avenue,see #80 Park-Shaw.
These changes are required because o the planned reconstruction o Grand Bridge (beginning early 2011), and to improve perormance o the #13 Union route.
#14 BoTaniCal garden
A new route that replacesservice to customers in the Missouri BotanicalGardens area previously served by the #59 Shaw.West o Botanical Gardens, service continues onShaw Avenue, into the Hill area, Macklind Avenue,and Southwest Avenue.
Provides more direct service around the Missouri Botanical Garden service area into Central West End Transit Center.
Restored to pre-March 2009 servicelevels. Selected trips provide service to W.A.C.Industries. For service along Laclede StationRoad, see the #46 Tesson Ferry.
Improves servicein South County.
Evening trips now include aconnection at Clayton Transit Center.No longer operates on Forsyth Boulevardbetween Hanley Road and Big BendBoulevard.
The route extension to ClaytonTransit Center provides an improved connection or customers transerring rom surrounding communities.
Service extended west o MaplewoodCommons along Big Bend Boulevard toSaint Louis Community College (STLCC) —Meramec. No service on Sundays southo Maplewood Commons.
Provides a direct connection rom the school to several largeemployers and major shopping centersin the region.
#4 naTural Bridge
Service extendedto the west along Market Street pastJeerson Avenue to Harris Stowe Universitybeore returning back to Jeerson Avenue.
Provides a more direct connection to HarrisStowe University.
Replaces servicepreviously provided by the #59 Shaw westo Civic Center Transit Center to TowerGrove Avenue. Continues along Tower GroveAvenue through Tower Grove Park to ArsenalStreet, then along Morganord Road toBates Street and Loughborough Avenue.Service south o Arsenal Street on SubletteAvenue and Macklind Avenue to MorganordRoad is discontinued. For service romCentral West End to the Missouri BotanicalGarden and Hill area, see the #14 BotanicalGarden.
Eliminates service duplication inthe Missouri Botanical Garden service areaand provides more direct connections toCivic Center Transit Center.