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Flood Drive

SMTS and the Dockins Broadcast Group wish to announce that donations are being gathered to assist our friends and neighbors that have been impacted by the recent flooding.  To participate in this Community Flood Drive, please take your donations to the front entrance of SMTS at 700 East Highway 72 in Fredericktown, across from the Fredericktown High School.  Donations may also be taken directly to the Dockins Broadcast Group in Farmington and Piedmont.  SMTS proudly serves the needs of our

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Cancellations Due to Flooding

UPDATE 5/4: Services are once again being provided to St. Louis from southeast Missouri areas. Expect delays. Original Post: All of the SMTS routes into St. Louis via Jefferson County are, or will be closed due to flooding of the Meramec River. This includes Interstate 44, Highways 21, 30, 61/67, 231 and Interstate 55.  For more details, see the MoDOT Traveler Information map at Regretfully, SMTS is cancelling all scheduled trips to St. Louis for Wednesday (May 3) and Thursday (May 4) at

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Flooding Update

From our Executive Director, Denny Ward:   In the wake of this weekend’s flooding, there are many Missouri roads that remain closed.  Please note that SMTS may be unable to access certain areas in all twenty counties we serve.   As soon as officials have notified us that these closed roads are safe to travel, we will be back on schedule to meet your transportation needs.  In some instances, alternate routes may be utilized, which can create delays, so please be

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Now Hiring: Drivers for Perry, Ste. Gen, Pemiscot & New Madrid Counties

SMTS has an immediate need for full- and/or part-time driving staff in Perry, Ste. Genevieve, Pemiscot & New Madrid Counties. Successful applicant does not need to reside in the county that they will service. Drivers are an integral part of SMTS operations. Without caring drivers who safely and efficiently transport our riders to their destination. Click here to read more and apply NOW!

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Ride FREE to Vote!

Please contact your local SMTS office to schedule or call 1-800-273-0646 for more information! *Subject to availability of vehicles and staff. Those wishing to vote absentee, can contact their county court house to obtain a ballot, which must be returned by November 5th     

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SMTS Management Team Attends Transit Midwest Conference

As the Missouri Public Transit Association (MPTA) celebrated its 35th anniversary, SMTS and others from around the Midwest gathered in Kansas City for the Transit Midwest Conference on August 14-16.  A reception was held Sunday evening in the Historic Union Station. Monday and Tuesday were filled with exhibits, Bus Expo, meetings, keynote addresses and speakers including MoDOT Director, Patrick McKenna, Federal Transit Administration’s Executive Director, Matt Welbes, FTA Region 7 Director, Mokhtee Ahmad and Homeland Security Officers.  Other topics were

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