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 »

CMT honors individuals committed to moving transit forward at Annual Meeting

Citizens for Modern Transit honored an individual and an organization committed to moving transit forward in the St. Louis region at its  29th Annual Meeting on September 13 in Downtown St. Louis.  CMT awarded Delores Lysakowski, chair of the St. Clair County Transit District, the 2013 Service Award. Lysakowski has been with the district since… Read more »

CMT elects new board members at Annual Meeting on Sept. 13

The Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) membership unanimously elected Ann Brand, Governmental Relations Liaison at  St. Louis Community College; Carlo Sanfilippo, co-owner of the The Wexford Group; Scott Schanuel, Senior Director of Marketing, Business Development, and Client Relations at Holland Construction Services; and Marguerite (Peg) Weathers, Assistant Vice President for Community Relations at St. Louis… Read more »

CMT Releases FY13 Annual Report

Citizens for Modern Transit capped off the 29th Annual Meeting with the release of the 2013 Annual Report .  Attendees received copies which highlight some of the successes of CMT in FY13: CMT successfully secured four grant awards this year bringing  more than $1.1 million in federal funding to the St. Louis region to promote transit and increase… Read more »

Financing Infrastructure for TOD Webinar on Sept. 24

Transit-oriented development (TOD) offers a mix of housing, employment, shopping, and transportation choices that can help reduce air pollution and development on open lands and improve water quality and access to jobs. Yet the infrastructure required to create TOD is expensive and funding for infrastructure for new TOD can be difficult to obtain. This webinar,… Read more »

A New Report Finds that 70.5% of Philadelphians Commute Using Transit

Philadelphia has caught the transit bug.  A new report called “How Philadelphia Gets to Work” finds that 70.5% of Philadelphians get to work using transit.  The report, released by the Center City District and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation, was prepared to inform strategic investments in transportation infrastructure based on the understanding that: “Sustained job and… Read more »