$6.7 billion in development tracked along Minneapolis Light Rail

The Metropolitan Council, a regional policy-making body, planning agency, and provider of essential services for the Twin Cities, recently announced that $6.786 billion in investment has occurred along the already existing METRO lines and along the proposed extension lines in the Minneapolis/St. Paul region. This amount includes new construction as well as redevelopment or rehabilitation… Read more »

CMT releases RFP for 2017 Great Race/Metro Market

Request for Proposals for Graphic Design to Citizens for Modern Transit For the 2017 CMT Great Race CMAQ 5456-612 Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with an advertising campaign on CMT’s 2017 Great Race/Metro Market and the benefits of public transportation in order to increase transit ridership… Read more »

Be a part of the 2017 Great Race and Metro Market today

On Thursday, May 4, we will host the CMT & AARP Great Race and Metro Market 2017. This event will bring to life the Finish Line Destination area around the Delmar MetroLink Station – which will be one of the most multi-modal sites in the region. The race will integrate transit, biking, and carsharing/Zimride as… Read more »

Transit Funding included in MO Governor’s withholds

Greitens announced Monday afternoon that he was restricting, or cutting, $146.4 million from the current Missouri fiscal year’s budget. Withholdings included nearly $68 million from core funding to four-year colleges and universities and community colleges. Included in his cuts, was $121,250 in transit funding. This represents one-fourth of the funding for transit operations from General Revenue… Read more »

Talking Transit: Northside/Southside MetroLink Study Discussion

Sponsored by Citizens for Modern Transit and the St. Louis Regional Chamber, don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the consulting team leading the efforts on the Northside/Southside MetroLink Study underway in St. Louis City led by CMT member AECOM. Project Manager Dan Meyers will provide background on the study, scope of work and much… Read more »

CMT seeking Office Administrator

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT)  is looking for an individual to fill our Office Administrator position. The candidate must be able to meet requirements and fulfill the necessary duties listed below.  CMT is the regional transit advocacy organization leading efforts for an integrated, affordable, and convenient public transportation system with light rail expansion as the… Read more »

Get on board this spring as a Ten Toe Walk Leader

The Ten Toe Express Spring 2017 session will kick off on April 6, 2017 from a MetroLink Station near you!  In preparation, we are seeking volunteers to help lead walks. The spring session is 12 weeks long and walk leaders can pick the day of the week that works best for them. Sign up for our Walk Leader… Read more »

MetroLink Expansion Update: County MetroLink study RFQ issued

St. Louis County issued the request for qualifications (RFQ) for a MetroLink study through the County procurement process today (January 30, 2017). The RFQ was originally issued through East-West Gateway, but a consensus on selection was not reached.  The study will examine three corridors in St. Louis County – including the portion of the Northside/Southside… Read more »

Transit a Great Alternative to Forest Park Parkway Closure

MetroLink is an option for residents and commuters in the Forest Park area during construction and closure of Forest Park Parkway. The project to raise Forest Park Parkway even with Kingshighway is now underway. Construction has begun on the project that many hope will help the flow of traffic in the area, as well as create… Read more »

Save the Date! OneSTL Sustainability Summit – April 5, 2017

The St. Louis region will host its first ever OneSTL Sustainability Summit in 2017. The 2017 Sustainability Summit is a collaborative effort by many organizations and businesses, local governments, academic institutions, and non-profits across the region — including Citizens for Modern Transit. The summit will be held at the Eric P. Newman Center at Washington University on… Read more »

CMT selects consultant for 2017 Ten Toe campaign

CMT has selected Sheila Abdullah for the 2017 Ten Toe Campaign. Sheila Abdullah 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 »