Tapping Into Transit on the Grand bus line

CMT held a Tapping Into Transit Happy Hour for Young Professionals last night at Mangia Italiano on South Grand and had a great time!  We enjoyed meeting so many new folks interested in transit.  We are always astounded by the number of people who care about and support growing our transit system in the region…. Read more »

Special thanks to CMT members, friends & Board for an amazing year

 Wow, it has been an amazing year at Citizens for Modern Transit. As we wrap up our fiscal year which ends Aug. 31, special thanks goes to the CMT Board, all the CMT members, and CMT friends for helping us to reach record numbers this year as well as pro-actively taking steps to move transit… Read more »

Weigh in on Bus Rapid Transit for region at upcoming public meetings

Metro and its regional partners – the Missouri Department of Transportation, East-West Gateway Council of Governments, City of St. Louis, St. Louis County – invite another round of public comments on their long range plan called Moving Transit Forward. Upon studying factors like demographics, land use, employment patterns, regional travel demand, and best practices from… Read more »

CMT awarded new federal grant to introduce new riders to transit

On July 31, 2013, the date of MetroLink’s 20th Anniversary, CMT received final approval for a 3 year, federal grant to launch a new education/advocacy program called, Let’s Move with Transit.  The St. Louis region is rated a marginal* non-attainment area for purposes of clean air standards by the Environmental Protection Agency. One of the… Read more »

Cella Re-elected to Missouri Public Transit Association Board

CMT Executive Director Kimberly Cella has been re-elected to another 2 year term on the Missouri Public Transit Association (MPTA) Board of Directors. The term begins December, 2013. The Missouri Public Transit Association was established to represent the interests, policies, requirements and purposes of public transit in Missouri including promoting research and investigations toward improving public… Read more »

Join us for a OneSTL Open House this September

Please mark your calendars for the OneSTL Open House CMT will co-sponsor with East West Gateway and Trailnet on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 from 7:30 – 9:30 am. This will be one in a series of meetings intended to gauge community input on the OneSTL initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban… Read more »

CMT releases RFP for survey work on benefits of living/working near transit

Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking proposals from a consultant to develop and conduct a mail survey to determine baseline data on residents within a half mile radius of MetroLink on the benefits of living/working near transit.  Proposals are due no later than 4:00 p.m. local time on August 29, 2013 to the following… Read more »