Bi-State Development Agency

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Paperwork Snag Could Delay St. Louis Gateway Arch Grounds Renovation

    The $380 million project to renovate the grounds at the Gateway Arch hit an avoidable bureaucratic snag last week that threatens to delay the project's already ambitious timeline. The National Parks Service was scheduled to give federal approval to the renovation project Wednesday but refused becau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Should We Raise Local Taxes to Spruce Up the Arch Grounds? We Don't Own the Property!

    The city and surrounding counties don't own the Arch grounds. The federal government does. It's a national memorial and park run by the National Park Service. So why should WE raise our own local taxes to revitalize that property? That's the multi-million dollar question asked by critics of Board Bi ... More >>

  • News

    August 3, 2005

    Metro Messy

    Transit chief Larry Salci knows he has his critics. Ask him if he cares.

  • News

    April 23, 2003

    Token Support

    Is this Metro's way of backing the war effort?

  • News

    November 6, 2002

    Tombstone Blues

    Wealthy investors spend millions to resurrect the neighborhood near Bellefontaine Cemetery. They discover that money can't do everything.

  • News

    October 3, 2001

    No Mercy for Percy

    The mayor answers critics by giving Green the boot

  • News

    July 4, 2001

    The Transit Authority

    Bi-State is losing riders and money. Mike McGrath, who has driven a bus for more than a year, thinks he knows what's wrong.

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    On a Roll

    Joe Edwards, savior of the Loop, wants to bridge the Skinker Boulevard "moat" with a trolley. Can he get supporters on board?

  • News

    June 14, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Published the week of June 14-20, 2000

  • News

    March 22, 2000

    Deep Doo-Doo

    A professional poop-scoopin' business raises a stink over a crappy ad

  • News

    February 10, 1999