Cars dominate a key St. Louis transit hub — but a different Grand Boulevard is possible

Evie Hemphill

A decade ago, Citizens for Modern Transit commissioned an in-depth study of the Grand MetroLink Station and its Midtown environs, highlighting the St. Louis transit hub’s role in the neighborhood and in fostering future possibilities for development.

A decade ago, Citizens for Modern Transit commissioned an in-depth study of the Grand MetroLink Station and its Midtown environs, highlighting the St. Louis transit hub’s role in the neighborhood and in fostering future possibilities for development.


Since then, a few things have changed based on recommendations from the study. CMT Executive Director Kim Cella points to the creation of the St. Louis Midtown Redevelopment Corporation and plans for the Brickline Greenway as two key shifts in the right direction.


“But we are always stuck with this issue of this doughnut hole where the Grand MetroLink Station is,” Cella told St. Louis on the Air.


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