Apply for a Spring or Summer 2015 Internship with CMT!

Citizen’s for Modern Transit offers paid internship positions every spring, summer and fall, allowing students and recent graduates the opportunity to work closely with our team and gain insight into the public transit arena in addition to nonprofit management, administration, advocacy and fundraising.  Interns will work directly with CMT’s Executive Director and Program Manager, gain… Read more »

RFP for Team Transit T-Shirt Printing

CMT Request for Proposals: TShirt Printing Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a t-shirt vendor to print Team Transit shirts in 3 different colors for a Try & Ride Challenge between local businesses. The Try & Ride Program entices new riders to the transit system with complimentary tickets, personalized route from home to work,… Read more »

CMT MetroLink Monitors watch over MetroLink system throughout the year

CMT’s MetroLink Monitor volunteers gathered for their annual meeting  to review their report findings from the year and to discuss Metro operations with Ray Friem, Metro’s Chief Operating Officer. CMT’s MetroLink Monitor having been ‘watching and reviewing’ the St.  Louis light rail system for 12 years.  Volunteers visit MetroLink Stations throughout the region and assess how… Read more »

Celebrate Transit with CMT’s 30th Year Calendar of Events

This upcoming year is Citizens for Modern Transit’s 30th year and we are planning a full year of events celebrating transit and our members.  This is a work in progress, but we wanted to give you a sneak peak of what’s to come! Start marking your calendars now.  You won’t want to miss! Citizens for… Read more »

Consider joining CMT today to move transit forward in the region

Almost three decades ago Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) began its mission to introduce MetroLink to the St. Louis metropolitan area. Since its opening in 1993, ridership has exceeded expectations with an average of 60,000 people choosing MetroLink each day during summer months. What’s more, because of MetroLink integration with the bus system, St. Louisans… Read more »

CMT releases new RFP for graphic design work

Citizens for Modern Transit Request for Proposals Graphic Design Work CMAQ Contract 5456(611) Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a consultant to assist CMT with a transit community-wide campaign on the “Faces of Transit,” the benefits of public transportation outlined by actual riders and CMT members to increase transit ridership on the system.  The… Read more »

CMT Breakfast Discussion – Transportation in the Next American City

Please Join CMT for an upcoming Breakfast Discussion  with Chuck Marohn, “Transportation in the Next American City” When: Thursday, October 9, 2014 Registration 7:30 am, Presentation 8:00 – 9:00 am Where: Missouri Athletic Club, 405 Washington Avenue; Saint Louis, Missouri 63102 Tickets Cost: $15 CMT Members, $25 Non Members Purchase Tickets Here Transportation in the… Read more »

Join CMT at Railvolution This Year – Sept 21-24, 2014 in Minneapolis

Railvolution 2014 is fast approaching, and CMT encourages any and all transit enthusiasts to attend the conference September 21-24 in Minneapolis/St. Paul this year. Railvolution bills itself “As a learning network, Rail~Volution brings together people, like you, who are passionate about building livable communities with transit. A Movement. A Network. An Event.” At the conference,… Read more »

Crime down 34% on Chicago Transit Compared to 2013

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has been working to decrease overall crime on the system and their efforts seem to be paying off.  The total number of violent crimes and thefts on CTA for the first half of the year has declined 34%. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Police Department and the CTA implemented several… Read more »

Moving forward after Amendment 7

Yesterday, Missouri voters had the opportunity to vote on Amendment 7, a three-fourths of one percent increase in Missouri’s sales tax dedicated to the improvement of priority transportation projects in Missouri.  While Amendment 7 may have failed at the polls, it was a historic move on the part of the Missouri legislature. For the first… Read more »