SLDC Annual Report highlights developments near MetroLink

The 2013 St. Louis Development Corporation Annual Report was released last week in the St. Louis Business Journal.  One of the most interesting highlights of the report was the fact that every development project highlighted is either within walking distance of MetroLink or has high hopes of attracting a station to their site.  CityArchRiver, SLU … Read more »

Transportation Funding: How is the Highway Trust Fund funded?

With discussions happening on the local, state and federal level with regards to funding of transportation/public transit infrastructure – one question continues to pop up – what’s happening to the funding for transportation?  The gas tax, currently paid at the pump by car drivers, has paid for road and transit projects since the 1930’s. However, Americans… Read more »

Who Pays for It?– A Panel Discussion About Financing Development Around Transit

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) will host Who Pays for It – A Panel Discussion About Financing Development Around Transit, on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, featuring: Andrew Geer, VP & Market Leader, Enterprise Community Partner’s Chicago Office Astrid Glynn, Principal, Transportation Planning and Resource Group, LLC. Paul Hubbman, Project Coordinator, East West Gateway For more… Read more »

CMT Seeking a Graphic Designer for Ten Toes Express Advertising

Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic designer to assist with a promotional piece for our Ten Toes Express Program.  This piece will be an informational piece used to recruit new participants to the program.  It will be posted on bulletin boards, shared via e-mail, posted on the website and more.  We will need print specs,… Read more »

A Special Ten Toe Walk Audit from the Rock Road MetroLink Station

Please join us for a special Ten Toes Walk Audit of the community surrounding the Rock Road MetroLink Station in Pagedale, Missouri. Join our Rock Road Ten Toes walkers, CMT, Beyond Housing and Julie Padberg White – the facilitator- as we assess the walking and safety conditions of the neighborhood.  Participants comments will be included in… Read more »

CMT Sponsors and Participates in St. Louis Public Radio's, MetroQuest 2013

In our ongoing effort to encourage and support transit in the region, CMT partners with local organizations also working to support the region’s transit system.  CMT co-sponsored St. Louis Public Radio’s MetroQuest 2013, a scavenger hunt, pub crawl, and trivia contest that utilized public transit and participant’s own two feet to explore the city and… Read more »

City Affair Announces the 6th Annual MetroLink Prom, October 19

City Affair announces its 6TH ANNUAL METROLINK PROM: AN “ALMOST LEGAL” CELEBRATION OF 20 YEARS OF METROLINK! Read the press announcement below.  Will you join them? It’s 1993—Bill Clinton has just become the 42nd President of the United States, Lorena Bobbatt is on trial for an alleged amateur surgical procedure, Jurassic Park is released, and the… Read more »

Metro ridership up over prior year

Metro closed out FY13 on June 30, 2013 with ridership up across the board on MetroLink, MetroBus and Call-A-Ride for more than 47 million rides –  a 0.7 percent increase over the prior year and a 13 percent increase since FY10.  Metro is attributing some of this growth to higher gasoline prices and returning customers… Read more »

Stop By and Say Hi to CMT at the Green Products and Services EXPO

The St. Louis Regional Chamber invites local Business Leaders, Facility Managers, Green Team Leaders, Operations Managers, Purchasing Officers, Sustainability Officers, and City Managers to stop by their Green Products and Services EXPO on Wednesday September 25, 2013. The event will take place from 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Sheet Metal Workers Local 36 Training Center,… Read more »

A Couple Spots Left on CMT's MetroQuest Team! Would You Like to Join Us?

CMT has co-sponsored NPR’s MetroQuest on Saturday, September 21, 2013, and invites CMT’s young transit professionals to join our team for a day of fun and challenges while exploring our city in St. Louis Public Radio’s combination scavenger hunt, pub crawl, and trivia contest. Travel the course by foot or ride the rails St. Louis… Read more »