Illinois Bike Summit Scheduled for April 15, 2014

The League of Illinois Bicyclists and Champaign County Bikes is co-sponsoring their third annual Illinois Bike Summit on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Bicycle advocates and interested professionals are invited to enjoy a day of learning, networking, and training to help make IL towns more bike-friendly. REGISTER FOR THE 2014 ILLINOIS BIKE SUMMIT – By April… Read more »

Experience Cakeway to the West on a TRANSIT CAKE WALK!

By now, you’ve likely seen at least one of the #STL250 Cakes that have been installed across town to help celebrate St. Louis’ 250 anniversary this year.  Named Cakeway to the West, the cakes are intended to be ” one part public art exhibit, one part scavenger hunt and one part history lesson – all… Read more »

Thank Transit Commuters with CMT and Y98′s Entourage On Friday, May 23rd

Volunteers Needed for CMT’s Wake Up to a Sweeter Commute Event on Friday, May 23rd at 7:00 am at the Fairview Heights MetroLink Station! CMT, Y98′s Entourage, and YOU will post between  7:00 a.m. and  8:30 a.m. at the Fairview Heights MetroLink station to thank morning transit, bicycle and walk commuters for leaving their cars… Read more »

Metro Board approves FY15 Budget

The Board of Commissioners of the Bi-State Development Agency/Metro (BSDA/Metro) approved the budget for the new fiscal year which begins on July 1, 2014. The budget, which incorporates a planned 2.5 percent fare increase, outlines $315.9 million in operational expenses before depreciation and a $602.8 million (three year) capital budget for Fiscal Year 2015 (FY2015)…. Read more »

East-West Gateway to build regional transportation priority list – weigh in today!

East-West Gateway has begun a process to build a list of regional transportation priorities for the region.  This process coincides with the debate going on in the MO legislature on HJR68/SJR48- the proposed one-cent general sales tax for transportation in MO.   Provisions of this bill include the development of a list of transportation projects to be funded… Read more »

CMT discusses possible new addition to Light Rail system in STL

CMT hosted more than 80 members and interested citizens for a Report to the Community on the results of a Feasibility Study for a possible new light rail station in the Midtown area this morning.  The study is an analysis of transit alternatives in the Central Corridor – defined as the area along the existing MetroLink alignment… Read more »

Why try Transit in May? Work. Play. Everyday. Transit is going your way

Why transit and why during May should you give transit a try?  CMT ‘s primary mission is to expand the public transit system we have in St. Louis to build livable, sustainable communities with light rail as the critical component.   So why do we continually push St. Louisans to give transit a try? If you… Read more »

Public meetings set for this week on Metro fare increase

Bi-State Development Agency/Metro will host three public information sessions this week and a public hearing next week about a proposed fare increase that would go into effect in July 2014. Public Meetings   Tuesday, March 25, 2014                                                                                                              Thursday, March 27, 2014 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.                                                                                                                     4 p.m. – 6 p.m. St. Louis City Hall                                                                                                                            … Read more »

Apply for an 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 »

CMT Kicks Off Spring 2014 Ten Toes with African American Heritage Tour of Downtown

CMT Kicks Off its Spring 2014 Ten Toes Express Session with an African American Heritage Tour of Downtown St. Louis led by the National Park Service  Citizens for Modern Transit’s (CMT) successful Ten Toe Express program, with over 7,000 participants, many over the age of 60, will kickoff its spring 2014 session on April 3… Read more »