St. Louis #1

In something good for once. According to yesterday’s St. Louis Business Journal, St. Louis has had the largest growth in light-rail use over the last year in the entire nation. Ridership was up 38% in the first six months of 2007 over the first six months of 2006. We also rocked out in the number of folks using public transportation to get to work, the number of folks trying public transportation for the first time, and the number of riders who use transit five or more days a week. (I average six days of use per week–aren’t I special? Well, according to these statistics, I guess I’m not.) Okay, now let’s expand this Metrolink!

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