Purchase a Team Transit Shirt!

Would you like your very own Team Transit shirt from CMT’s Great Race 2014 T-Shirt, designed by STL-Style? Purchase one now for $10.00 while supplies last and join us for the Great Race and Metro Market on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the Shrewsbury MetroLink Station. Send me a Great Race T-shirt Today! ***To ensure… Read more »

New Date for Ten Toes Express Spring African-American Heritage Tour

The Ten Toe Express Kick Off Walk originally scheduled for April 3, 2014 has been rescheduled!  The walk on April 3rd was cancelled due to severe weather forecasts.  New RSVPs are required and the details are below.  We hope to see you there! NEW DATE! – Ten Toe Express Spring 2014 Kick-off Walk – National… Read more »

Grow America Act and Public Transportation

The Administration unveiled a new a multi-year surface transportation re-authorization proposal today called the GROW AMERICA Act which will provide a $302 billion, four-year multi-modal national vision for the country’s transportation network.  $72 billion of those dollars is dedicated to public transportation. The GROW AMERICA Act would authorize a nearly 70 percent increase in transit… Read more »

MO Senate passes HJR 68 with amendment

The Senate took up HJR 68 late yesterday afternoon.  Senator Mike Kehoe offered a floor substitute which clarified no gas taxes or toll roads can be adopted while the tax increase is in effect.  The most significant change was the lowering of the tax from one percent to three quarters of a percent. The distribution… Read more »

CMT’s ULI TAP Recommendation Coming to Life at University Square

In 2012, CMT partnered with the Urban Land Institute to hold a Technical Assistance Panel, exploring development around the UMSL South MetroLink Station.  One recommendation of that panel was to build a new mixed-use street and corridor around the MetroLink station, to terminate the street in an event space, to brand the new mixed-use, Transit… Read more »

CMT provides testimony on proposed 1% sales tax for transportation

  Senate Transportation Committee, April 16, 2014 TESTIMONY SUBMITTED: Transportation is key to moving Missouri forward.  You will hear testimony on the proposed one percent sales and use tax for transportation in Missouri in HJR 68/SJR 48.  We commend you taking up this critical discussion on funding for Missouri’s total transportation system.  Investing in transit… Read more »

Let’s Show the Region St. Louis Wants Transit on Give STL Day

Did you see CMT on the St. Louis Business Journal’s listing of non-profits to which you can donate on Give STL Day?  Give STL Day is a 24-Hour Community-Wide Online Giving Initiative on Tuesday, May 6th, hosted by The Greater St. Louis Community Foundation. Give to CMT on Give STL Day and show the country… Read more »

Wake Up To a Sweeter Commute in May with CMT & Y98

Please join CMT and the Y98 Entourage on three Fridays in May to Wake Up to a Sweeter Commute! Morning transit, bicycle and walk commuters can stop by a local MetroLink Station for a complimentary snack, a thank you for riding, and information on the Guaranteed Ride Home program. “Wake Up to a Sweeter Commute”… Read more »

Smart Card Testers needed by Metro

Metro’s transition to a new smart card payment system is moving forward.  The hardware installation at MetroLink stations has been completed and they need your help to test the equipment. Smart Card Testers: Will continue to pay for their own fares during the testing period. Will be entered into a drawing for a chance to… Read more »

CMT Metro Market opportunity to see beyond cars near MetroLink

Dining? Shopping? Entertainment? A Sea of Cars?  What would you like to see around the St. Louis region’s light rail system? Yes, that is the question CMT is going to be asking the public on May 8 when CMT unveils its Metro Market at the Shrewsbury MetroLink Station (The picture to the right is the station… Read more »

Alternative modes to go head-to-head on May 8 for CMT’s Great Race

Race will Culminate with a Metro Market from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Shrewsbury MetroLink Station Team TRANSIT, Team BIKE, Team CARSHARE and Team CARPOOL will compete in a head-to-head competition to raise awareness about the viable transportation options available in our region as part of Citizens for Modern Transit’s Great Race. The event,… Read more »

House passes transportation bill today 96 to 53

House Joint Resolution (SJR) 68 a proposed 1% temporary increase in the state sales and use tax for transportation in Missouri passed today 96 to 53 -63 Republicans and 33 Democrats supporting the measure .    Eleven members were absent . This is a companion bill to SJR 48 sponsored by Senator Mike Kehoe.  This bill was sponsored… Read more »