Test Drive Public Transit with CMT’s Try and Ride Program

Citizens for Modern Transit  issued a reminder about the availability of its Try & Ride program, which allows area residents to test drive the MetroLink and/or MetroBus for their workday commutes. Targeted at individuals who are new to the public transit system, the popular program provides users with customized route information, helpful tips and free… Read more »

LINK Market coming to Wellston and North Hanley Stations

In a few short weeks groceries will arrive at two MetroLink  Stations – Wellston and North Hanley.   The mission of the Link Market (LINK) is to improve access to healthy, affordable food for hungry people in the St. Louis region. LINK markets are modular grocery stores that serve food desert communities. Customers on their… Read more »

Electeds provide update on action items in MOU at CMT Annual Meeting

St. Louis elected officials joined forces at the CMT 33rd Annual Meeting on Sept. 13 to provide an update on the action items accomplished to date under the security Memorandum of Understanding signed in mid-May. St. Louis City Mayor Lyda Krewson, St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, whose… Read more »

Citizens for Modern Transit Elects New Board Members at 33rd Annual Meeting

The Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) membership elected Sheila Kimlinger, Transportation Group Manager for Thouvenot, Wade & Moerchen, Inc., and Jennifer Obertino, Vice-President Midwest Region at AECOM,  to three-year terms on the board at CMT’s 33rd Annual Meeting on September 13, 2017. “CMT is very lucky to add these individuals to the Board of Directors,”… Read more »

Northside-Southside Light Rail study nears end of first phase

The Northside-Southside Study, which is confirming and validating a proposed on-street light rail expansion project in St. Louis, is nearing the end of its first phase. The study team has been collecting data, doing preliminary engineering studies and collecting initial public feedback on the proposed north-south line. This fall, the Study will present information on… Read more »

CMT receives national AARP Community Challenge Grant

Transit Advocacy Organization was the Only Recipient in State of Missouri Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is excited to announce it has been named a recipient of the first-ever AARP Community Challenge Grant program, which has invested $780,000 in 89 different community projects nationwide to help create change and improve the quality of life for… Read more »

CMT seeking Director, Membership and Programs, to join the team

Director, Membership and Programs, Citizens for Modern Transit Job Posting Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seeking a talented individual to serve as the Director, Membership and Programs, of the organization. The successful candidate should have an understanding of public transit; transit oriented development (TOD); local, state and federal governmental entities, and public policies affecting… Read more »

CMT releases RFP for Marketing campaign

Request for Proposals for Citizens for Modern Transit For  CMT Employer Transit Programs Marketing Materials Federal Project CMAQ-5456-612 Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seekng a consultant to assist CMT in the creation of a comprehensive marketing package outlining all of CMT’s employer based transit programs including Guaranteed Ride Home Program, Try and Ride Program,… Read more »

CMT wraps up FY17 on a high note with new grant award

For more than three decades, Citizens for Modern Transit’s (CMT) advocacy work has positioned the organization as a strong and effective voice for transit.  And, FY2017 was no exception. Transit was at the center of many regional discussions, and CMT weighed in on a variety of topics ranging from safety and security of the system… Read more »

New locomotives to arrive on MO River Runner shortly

New locomotives are now serving Amtrak customers in Illinois and Wisconsin. They are expected to arrive on the MO River Runner route soon. These Siemens Charger locomotives will please customers with enhanced smoothness, speed capability and safety features – along with reduced exhaust emissions. They carry the new Amtrak MidwestSM logo to promote the five-state… Read more »

Downtown Multimodal Study wants Your Feedback!

Join the City of St. Louis in discussion about the future of the Downtown transportation system! The City of St. Louis is currently conducting a Downtown Multimodal Study to develop a plan for Downtown St. Louis that supports a well-connected, robust multimodal transportation system, for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit users, motorists, and commercial… Read more »

Join CMT at MetroQuest 2017!

Generation Listen STL, the young friends group of St. Louis Public Radio, will host their 6th annual MetroQuest event next month on Saturday, September 16. MetroQuest is part scavenger hunt, part pub crawl, and part St. Louis city trivia competition — all on foot or MetroBus. Citizens for Modern Transit continues its sponsorship of this event… Read more »

Pop-Up Metro Market opportunity to see possibilities around transit

Citizens for Modern Transit and AARP in St. Louis  will host a Metro Market: Growing with Transit on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 4:00 to 6 p.m. at the North Hanley MetroLink Station. Come see the transformation from parking lot to an active space that connects people to products and services while showcasing how areas around… Read more »

Don’t miss upcoming CMT Talking Transit event focused on new MetroBus Study

Sponsored by Citizens for Modern Transit and the St. Louis Regional Chamber, don’t miss this opportunity to hear about the Metro Reimagined Study underway in the St. Louis region. The St. Louis region is constantly evolving. So are its transit needs. To ensure that the transit agency is positioned to more effectively align its service to… Read more »