CMT and GRG Partner on the Ten Toe Express Fall 2014

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is partnering with Great Rivers Greenway (GRG) to better link transit and area trails through its Ten Toe Express program. This fall, a series of new detailed walk maps will be available to help direct program participants as they utilize MetroLink Stations to gain access to five different trails in… Read more »

Metro Rolls Out a New Ticket to Ride – The Gateway Smart Card!

Metro unveiled the new name and design for their promised Smart Card program.  The Gateway Smart Card design is described as, “an arch designed into the Gateway logo that flows into a wave, depicting the Mississippi River.”  Read more here. Smart Cards provide a more convenient, secure way to pay transit fares and can replace… Read more »

Wabash Station Survey Results

CMT and the Skinker DeBaliviere Community Council asked residents what they wanted to see happen at the Historic Wabash Station and the responses had several themes, all with the emphasis of bringing it back to life along with activating the street around the station.  Do you have a preference on the suggestions? Entrance to the MetroLink… Read more »

Bringing Smart Cards to the Region

By CMT Intern, Sarah Casteel:  Advancing technology has led to increasing convenience in many aspects of our lives.  In fact, the Metro system has the potential to become the most convenient method of transportation for commuters in Saint Louis.  Luckily for these commuters, an important new aspect of public transportation is on its way. The… Read more »

CMT Issues RFP for DOTNetNuke Website Update

Citizens for Modern Transit RFP for Website Updates CMAQ MO 5401-639 Grant July 15, 2014 CMT Issues an RFP for DOTNetNuke update of Ten Toes Website. The Ten Toe Express is a highly successful walking program that links MetroLink & MetroBus with residents’ own Ten Toes to get exercise, learn to ride the Metro system,… Read more »

A YES on Amendment 7 is a YES for TRANSIT

For the first time in Missouri history, voters have the opportunity to support a dedicated funding source for public transportation. The Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission approved a list of priority projects to  fund through Amendment 7 including more than $800 million in transit projects over the next ten years including committed matches to Amendment 7… Read more »

Final Report of the Central Corridor Feasibility Study Released

CMT Releases the final Central Corridor Feasibility Study Report. The Central Corridor Feasibility Study study was an analysis and feasibility study of transit alternatives in the Central Corridor – defined as the area along the existing MetroLink alignment between the Central West End and Grand stations – near the CORTEX development. For the first time… Read more »

MORE THAN $800 MILLION DEDICATED TO TRANSIT ON AMENDMENT 7 PRIORITY LIST

Today, the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission approved a list of priority projects to  fund through Amendment 7 including more than $800 million in transit projects over the next ten years including committed matches to Amendment 7 funding from regional sources.  Amendment 7, a three-fourths of one percent increase in Missouri’s sales tax for priority transportation… Read more »

Why Yes on 7?

Amendment 7 is the only proposition before us now to provide additional resources for public transit.  Currently, Missouri ranks near the bottom of the list nationally with regards to state funding for transit.  Last year , Metro received less than $400,000 in state funds for the operation of a $250 million plus budget.  Citizens for Modern Transit endorses… Read more »