KCATA takes innovative approach to transit with pilot program

First U.S. public-private collaboration brings together a major U.S. transit system, an automaker and an urban technology company to enhance existing mass transit by providing greater mobility options to residents of Kansas City Ford is exclusive vehicle provider for Ride KC: Bridj because of its commitment to developing smarter transportation systems through its Ford Smart… Read more »

Vote for CMT for the People’s Choice Award

CMT is excited and honored to be a finalist for the St. Louis Regional Chamber’s 2016 Arcus Awards under the new Public Policy category. Awards will be presented on Feb. 25. In addition, this year, the Regional Chamber has added a new category, the People’s Choice Award. This award will be presented to the organization with… Read more »

CMT teams up with the MPTA on Transportation Day in Jefferson City

Citizens for Modern Transit and the Missouri Public Transit Association are teaming up with transit providers, stakeholders and interested citizens from across the state in Jefferson City for Transportation Day 2016 on March 16. Transportation is the key to moving Missouri forward, and there is an opportunity in the 2016 Legislative session to make legislators aware… Read more »

CMT is seeking a Program Associate to join our team

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seeking a talented individual to serve as the Program Associate of the organization. CMT, a 1000-member 501(c)3 organization with a 26-member volunteer board, leads the St. Louis region’s education and advocacy efforts for a robust and expanding transit system, especially light rail, with the goal of building livable, sustainable… Read more »

So why does livability matter to a region?

CMT hosted the Livability Matters: Transportation Choice & Connections this Thursday in partnership with AARP in St. Louis, the St. Louis Regional Chamber and East-West Gateway Council of Governments. Why is CMT talking livability? Transportation choices and connections go hand in hand with the livability of a region, and we know a safe, reliable and… Read more »

Did you know this about Missouri’s transportation system?

Transportation is the key to moving Missouri forward, and there is an opportunity in the 2016 Legislative session to make a difference.   Discussions are underway about an increase in the Missouri gas tax for roads and bridges (SB623). Other discussions are going on about General Revenue funds for transportation.     Funding for TOTAL transportation in Missouri including… Read more »

MISSOURI PUBLIC TRANSIT ASSOCIATION selects new team to lead transit advocacy efforts for the State of Missouri

The Missouri Public Transit Association (MPTA) today announced the selection of its new executive director – Kimberly Cella of the St. Louis-based transit advocacy organization Citizens for Modern Transit. Cella and her team at Citizens for Modern Transit will partner with Michael G. Winter Consultants to lead efforts on behalf of the statewide transit provider… Read more »

CMT is Crushing on Transit

We have a Crush… a crush on Transit! And we’re calling local transit enthusiasts to help us show our Love for Transit on Feb. 11, 2016! The 2nd Annual Transit Crush event offers daily transit commuters, occasional riders, and transit enthusiasts of all stripes the chance to unite in support of their love for transit – and… Read more »

CMT seeking graphic design for 10th Anniversary of 10 Toe Express

Request for Proposals for Graphic Design to Citizens for Modern Transit For 10th Anniversary of the Ten Toe Express Program Federal Project CMAQ-5456-611 Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with the 10th Anniversary spring campaign for CMT’s Ten Toe Express Program to promote ridership on the transit… Read more »

CMT seeking graphic designer for 2016 Great Race

Request for Proposals for Graphic Design to Citizens for Modern Transit For the 2016 CMT Great Race CMAQ 5456-611  Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with an advertising campaign on CMT’s 2016 Great Race and the benefits of public transportation in order to increase transit ridership on… Read more »

2016 Legislative session is underway

The 2016 legislative session kicked off on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016 with discussions ranging from ethics reform to transportation to flood victim assistance.  Transportation discussions have been underway in earnest for the last several months .  There are several bills that may be of interest to transit supporters across Missouri. Bills of interest to Transit Supporters: The… Read more »

Does transportation impact the livability of our community?

Livability Matters: Transportation Choice and Connections Seminar set for Feb. 4, 2016 at the Embassy Suites in Downtown St. Louis Don’t miss this upcoming morning seminar on livability and transportation choice in the St. Louis Region. Opportunity to hear from AARP’s  Jana Lynott, senior strategic policy advisor from Washington D. C. on the release of … Read more »

CMT releases RFP for Public Relations

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is requesting the services of a consulting public relations firm to perform the described professional services for the project included in the  RFP for Public Relation Services for 2016. If your firm would like to be considered for these consulting services, you may express your interest by responding to the… Read more »