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Gateway Arch (Bi-State Development)

Since the Gateway Arch opened in 1967, Bi-State Development (BSD) has financed and operated the tram system, a one-of-a-kind invention designed to take visitors to discover magnificent views from the top of the Arch.  BSD is also responsible for the Arch ticketing center, as well as sales and marketing for the landmark.

BSD is a partner of National Park Service on Capital Projects and a key partner in the current Gateway Arch improvements that will transform the visitor experience, not only at the Gateway Arch, but also on the St. Louis Riverfront and in downtown St. Louis. As part of the commitment to enhance the riverfront experience, BSD owns and operates the Becky Thatcher and Tom Sawyer riverboats as well as the helicopter sightseeing tours on the riverfront.

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