Posts By: Kim Cella

CMT offering scholarships to 2017 MPTA Conference in Springfield

The 2017 Missouri Public Transit Association Conference & Expo is right around the corner this summer August 6-8 in Springfield, MO at the University Plaza Hotel. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to meet with other transit professionals, stakeholders, elected officials, and interested citizens to shape policy, develop networks, and collaborate to share knowledge and create new… Read more »

Loop Trolley Company names Executive Director

The Loop Trolley Company is pleased to announce it has selected Kevin Barbeau as Executive Director. Barbeau will be responsible for overseeing the organization’s administration, programs and strategic plan. He will also be in charge of fundraising, marketing and community outreach for The Loop Trolley Company. “We are thrilled to have Kevin join our team,”… Read more »

Transit and Sustainability

More and better transit options in the St. Louis region can be a part of a purposeful strategy to improve upward mobility among St. Louis residents. As the regional transit advocacy organization, CMT continues to advocate for the region to come to consensus on a priority project(s) while simultaneously building a funding package to make those… Read more »

Meet CMT Walk Leaders Norm and Joan Krumrey

As Citizens for Modern Transit prepares to kick off our 11th year of the Ten Toes Express program, we would like to continue highlighting the outstanding walk leaders that make this program so successful. Many walkers familiar with the program know Norm and Joan Krumrey. Brentwood residents Norm and Joan Krumrey walk out of the… Read more »

$6.7 billion in development tracked along Minneapolis Light Rail

The Metropolitan Council, a regional policy-making body, planning agency, and provider of essential services for the Twin Cities, recently announced that $6.786 billion in investment has occurred along the already existing METRO lines and along the proposed extension lines in the Minneapolis/St. Paul region. This amount includes new construction as well as redevelopment or rehabilitation… Read more »

Meet CMT’s Ten Toe Walk Leader Mary Fran Balmer

As Citizens for Modern Transit prepares to kick off our 11th year of the Ten Toes Express program, we would like to highlight the wonderful walk leaders that make this program so successful. Many who have walked with the program over the last 10 years know walk leader Mary Fran Balmer. Mary Fran walks out of… Read more »

CMT releases RFP for 2017 Great Race/Metro Market

Request for Proposals for Graphic Design to Citizens for Modern Transit For the 2017 CMT Great Race CMAQ 5456-612 Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with an advertising campaign on CMT’s 2017 Great Race/Metro Market and the benefits of public transportation in order to increase transit ridership… Read more »

Spring Ten Toe Express is right around the corner

Created to inspire St. Louis area seniors, as well as any other interested individuals, to see how easy it is to integrate walking with public transit use to get around town, the CMT Ten Toe Express Walk Program also promotes the health and well-being benefits of transit commuting. The 2017 spring session gets underway on… Read more »

Be a part of the 2017 Great Race and Metro Market today

On Thursday, May 4, we will host the CMT & AARP Great Race and Metro Market 2017. This event will bring to life the Finish Line Destination area around the Delmar MetroLink Station – which will be one of the most multi-modal sites in the region. The race will integrate transit, biking, and carsharing/Zimride as… Read more »

Transit Funding included in MO Governor’s withholds

Greitens announced Monday afternoon that he was restricting, or cutting, $146.4 million from the current Missouri fiscal year’s budget. Withholdings included nearly $68 million from core funding to four-year colleges and universities and community colleges. Included in his cuts, was $121,250 in transit funding. This represents one-fourth of the funding for transit operations from General Revenue… Read more »

Talking Transit: Northside/Southside MetroLink Study Discussion

Sponsored by Citizens for Modern Transit and the St. Louis Regional Chamber, don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the consulting team leading the efforts on the Northside/Southside MetroLink Study underway in St. Louis City led by CMT member AECOM. Project Manager Dan Meyers will provide background on the study, scope of work and much… Read more »

CMT seeking Office Administrator

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT)  is looking for an individual to fill our Office Administrator position. The candidate must be able to meet requirements and fulfill the necessary duties listed below.  CMT is the regional transit advocacy organization leading efforts for an integrated, affordable, and convenient public transportation system with light rail expansion as the… Read more »

Get on board this spring as a Ten Toe Walk Leader

The Ten Toe Express Spring 2017 session will kick off on April 6, 2017 from a MetroLink Station near you!  In preparation, we are seeking volunteers to help lead walks. The spring session is 12 weeks long and walk leaders can pick the day of the week that works best for them. Sign up for our Walk Leader… Read more »