Posts By: Lisa Cagle

Fall Ten Toe Express registration now open!

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 Fall session gets underway on… Read more »

Annual Great Race next week; team updates announced!

The date is set, the teams are selected and St. Louis media is on board to help promote some of the most viable transportation options offered in the region through this year’s Great Race hosted by CMT and AARP St. Louis. Join us next Wednesday afternoon, June 14 at the historic Wabash Station on Delmar… Read more »

Regional Sustainability Summit, April 5, 2017

The St. Louis region has, in general, a robust foundation for sustainability: a collectively developed regional sustainability plan (OneSTL), a thorough City of St. Louis Sustainability Plan, and a multitude of initiatives dedicated to making St. Louis a more sustainable and resilient place. The OneSTL Sustainabilty Summit: “Setting Targets for our Shared Future”,  to be… Read more »

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Spring Ten Toe Express schedule filled with Special Walks

The Ten Toe Express program kicks off its 11th year next month, and we’ve got several special walks already on the books for program participants! The Spring 2017 Ten Toes Express session – sponsored by AARP St. Louis and CMT — will kick off on Thursday, April 6, 2017 with a special walking tour of the… Read more »

Calling All Transit Lovers!

CMT’s Transit Crush: South City Bus “Crawl” is this Thursday evening, February 14, and we’re super excited about it! Are you looking for something fun to do tomorrow night? Did you miss having a Valentines Day date with your crush or longtime plus one? Do you just want to learn more about what’s happening around… Read more »

Transit Crush 2017 – Fall in Love with South City Neighborhoods!

Forget the old “dinner and flowers” routine this February 14. Are you looking for a few ideas to set your Valentine’s Day apart from the rest? Get on board with Citizens for Modern Transit and explore what South City has to offer — via MetroBus! CMT, in partnership with local businesses, is organizing a Valentine’s  South… Read more »

Save the Date! OneSTL Sustainability Summit – April 5, 2017

The St. Louis region will host its first ever OneSTL Sustainability Summit in 2017. The 2017 Sustainability Summit is a collaborative effort by many organizations and businesses, local governments, academic institutions, and non-profits across the region — including Citizens for Modern Transit. The summit will be held at the Eric P. Newman Center at Washington University on… Read more »

CMT Introduces Zimride by Enterprise to the St. Louis Region

  New Ridesharing Program Aims to Benefit  Transit Users Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) launches Zimride by Enterprise this month, a service of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, in the St. Louis area. The online ride-matching service connects drivers and passengers with similar commutes. CMT will be working in partnership with Enterprise to administer this free program, which can benefit… Read more »

CMT welcomes new team members

CMT is happy to welcome two new members to the CMT team. Meredith Muehler and Sara Feagans, both natives to the St. Louis region, join CMT this fall.   Meredith Muehler joined CMT in August as Program Assistant. Muehler comes to CMT from teaching fourth grade in the Lindbergh School District. While she admits that she… Read more »

4 Light Rail Expansion Routes to be Studied Concurrently in St. Louis Region

  The East-West Gateway Council of Governments, the metropolitan planning organization for the St. Louis Metro Region, posted two RFQs this past summer for conceptual analysis of various MetroLink expansion corridors in the region. Two Studies St. Louis City will fund one study to examine a portion of the route known as the Northside/Southside that runs through… Read more »

MetroLink-Adjacent Development in the Delmar Loop set to open by Fall 2017

By Meredith Muehler, CMT Program Assistant With the Delmar Loop Trolley scheduled to open next Spring, there is still more to come to the ever growing and popular Delmar Loop area. Autumn 2017 will bring the opening of The Everly, a 14-story high rise housing and retail development project bordering both the Delmar Loop MetroLink Station… Read more »

CMT #TransitForward Happy Hour set for September 15

Are you a Bus or MetroLink rider? Do you care about transit, city planning, community building, the built environment, social justice, environmental issues, people power, or do you just love St Louis? Do you have ideas for improving public transportation in the St Louis metro region? Please join us for our first CMT #TransitForward Happy… Read more »

Corridors to be studied for possible MetroLink expansion

In May 2015, St. Louis County Executive Stenger authorized an initial $1 million to study MetroLink expansion in St. Louis County. Last week, he announced the County would be pursuing feasibility studies on three different corridors, some proposed more than 20 years ago. His announcement named three corridors to be studied: the “Daniel Boone” from Clayton… Read more »