Nearly 90% of All Transit Trips Impact Local Economy

A new report from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), titled Who Rides Public Transportation, details public transit passenger characteristics including where passengers are going, why they’re using public transit, how frequently they utilize transit and more. The report was released earlier this year in January. The study shows that 87% of all trips on… Read more »

Sponsorship Opportunities available for 2017 CMT Annual Meeting

Please reserve September 13, 2017 for the Citizens for Modern Transit’s 33rd Annual Meeting.  The meeting will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Grand Hotel, Crystal Ballroom, on Washington Ave. St. Louis, MO  63101.  An awards presentation will be held at the meeting as well. We invite you to sponsor this milestone… 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 »

Great Race and Metro Market on track for May 4

Join CMT and AARP St. Louis for the Great Race 2017 Come join in the fun on May 4 at the Wabash Station, 6005 Delmar Blvd., at 4 p.m. as the race between Team MetroLink, Team MetroBus, Team Bike and Team Carshare crosses the Finish Line for a celebration and Metro Market including food, fun… 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 »

Loop Trolley on track for this summer

The Loop Trolley Company (LTC) today gathered key partners and stakeholders to celebrate major milestones recently reached in the project connecting St. Louis City and St. Louis County via an electrically powered, fixed-route trolley. The event also provided an opportunity to communicate important safety information. Attendees on hand for the event, which was held at… Read more »

CMT selected consultant for 2017 Great Race campaign

CMT has selected Leslie Sheets for the 2017 Ten Toe Campaign. Leslie Sheets was selected from a pool of 5 proposals – evaluated based on the following established criteria: Qualifications of person/firm conducting the work Proposal Quality Product samples – samples provided and/or on firm website need to be relevant to work being asked to be completed. Once the… Read more »

CMT & Regional Chamber talk transit in Northside Southside Corridor

As area leaders continue to examine the benefits of  MetroLink expansion, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) and the St. Louis Regional Chamber hosted an informational discussion this morning designed to update the public on the Northside/Southside MetroLink study which is currently underway in St. Louis City. The discussion was led by Dan Meyers, project manager from AECOM,… Read more »

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 »

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 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 »