John NationsFresh off his April victory as the leader of the Proposition A campaign to renew funding for Metro, John Nations now has a new job overseeing St. Louis' transit agency. Nations -- the current mayor of Chesterfield and an attorney with the Clayton firm Armstrong Teasdale -- will report ... More >>
Mayor Schilly, meet Elliot Davis.For the past two-and-half years a group Crystal City residents have been waging an all-out war with City Hall over a controversial plan to build an iron-ore smelter in the Jefferson County town. The group Concerned Citizens for Crystal City (a.k.a. C4) is dead set ... More >>
Larry Salci, the former president and CEO of Metro, is back in the news. Salci this week announced that his current firm, Colorado Railcar Manufacturing, has ceased operations and will have no employees as of tomorrow, December 31. Salci took over as president and CEO of Colorado Railcar, a manufact ... More >>
Week of December 27, 2007
Everybody is reporting today that embattled Metro chief Larry Salci will soon be out of a job -- perhaps as early as this afternoon -- after the agency lost its lawsuit against the Cross County Collaborative. The office of County Executive Charlie Dooley has called a 2 p.m. news conference on the ... More >>
Gadfly extraordinaire Tom Sullivan has never been one to shrink from a confrontation. Perhaps most famously, Sullivan, who toils by day at his small ad agency in Clayton, took on the Metropolitan Sewer District. After the years (and years) he spent pointing out waste and mismanagement within the age ... More >>
Unreal gets the first crack at the new 'Link. Plus, Bill McClellan takes pride in "his band," and being named one of the nation's angriest cities really pisses us off. Grr.
Week of August 17, 2005
Transit chief Larry Salci knows he has his critics. Ask him if he cares.
A skirmish over Metro's Delmar Streetscape project is headed to court
In the race to return streetcars to St. Louis, Lacy Clay and Joe Edwards chart two very different courses