October 25, 2010
Robert Baer is credited with helping lead the successful campaign to pass a half-cent sale-tax increase in St. Louis County last April that enabled Metro to restore service reductions and finance future expansions and new services.
August 24, 2010
John Nations, a partner in the St. Louis office of Armstrong Teasdale and currently in his third term as mayor of Chesterfield, Mo., will succeed Robert Baer in late October. Baer has served as president/CEO since December 2007.
July 20, 2010
By the end of July, Metro will be able to announce even more improvements to be made in the final round of service restoration on August 30.
May 25, 2010
The budget also includes funds to restore transit services cut in 2009 and freezes on salaries and hiring.
April 20, 2010
Voters in nearly all parts of the County voted to approve Proposition A, which set a sales tax of one-half of 1 percent to fund public transit for the region. Prop A's passage in the County also triggered a one-quarter of 1 percent sales tax in the City of St. Louis that voters there approved in 1997.
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