CMT Offers a New Opportunity for Corporate Sponsors

CMT is pleased to announce a new and exciting sponsorship opportunity for organizations and businesses vested in ensuring St. Louis’ transit system grows and improves, spurs economic development, and assists the region’s efforts to attract and retain top business talent. Your company is now able to SPONSOR CMT’s EBLAST which reaches approximately 4,000 people each… Read more »

Companies Can Win a Best Workplaces for Commuter Membership with CMT

Do you work for a Workplace where how you get to work is important? Do you receive benefits, subsidies, or flexibility in order to make a choice for your commute?Thanks to a 2014 APTA grant, CMT will award one company in the St. Louis Region a membership to the Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) program… Read more »

What should be the St. Louis region’s priority for transportation?

What should be the St. Louis region’s vision for the future of transportation? What should be the priorities for this region if funding were to become available? What type of projects would you support?  Weigh in on CMT’s survey here. The Missouri Legislature is going to give voters the opportunity to weigh in on their… Read more »

Metro Board approves Fare Increase slated for July 1

Transit fares are set to rise on July 1 in the St. Louis region.  Following public meetings and a public hearing, the Bi-State Development Agency/Metro narrowed the fare increase structure to one which was passed by its Board of Commissioners on Friday, May 23rd, 2014. The public was given the chance to weigh in on… Read more »

Old Pictures from the Wabash Station Needed

As you know, CMT and the Skinker DeBaliviere Community Council are holding a Public Visioning session for the historic Wabash Station on Saturday, June 7 from 8:30 am – 12:00.  RSVP here if you can join us!  AND we hope you could help! We are seeking old photographs from the station when it was in… Read more »

The Economic Impact of Public Transit Investment

APTA announced the release of a new study showing the Economic Impact of Public Transportation Investment run by the Economic Development Research Group.  The report focused on how investment in public transportation affects the economy in terms of employment, wages, and business income.  It updates a 2009 report with the same title. The report shows… Read more »

MO House gives voters opportunity to decide on transportation funding

By a vote of 105 to 43, the Missouri House passed the Senate Substitute for HJR 68, a ¾ percent general sales tax for transportation in Missouri.  This referendum will now go before Missouri voters in November.   Unlike the Missouri gas tax which under the Missouri Constitution requires all funds be spent on roads and… Read more »

CMT Metro Market highlights possibilities around MetroLink infrastructure

          What better way to show potential development in an area than to actually have that development “pop-up” for all to see.  That was just CMT’s idea when it launched the CMT Metro Market at the finish line celebration of CMT’s Great Race on May 8 at the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne MetroLink Station. Dining? Shopping? Entertainment? A… Read more »

CMT Metro Market looking beyond sea of cars to destination development

Dining? Shopping? Entertainment? A Sea of Cars?  What kind of development would you like to see around the St. Louis region’s light rail system? Yes, that is the question Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) will ask the public on May 8 when it hosts  its first-ever Metro Market at the Shrewsbury MetroLink Station from 5… Read more »

TODAY consider CMT & TRANSIT for GIVESTLDAY!

I am sure you have already received quite a few requests this morning asking for your gift for Give STL Day.  TODAY is a 24 hour, community-wide online giving initiative coordinated by the Greater St. Louis Community Foundation.  I hope you will seriously consider transit and Citizens for Modern Transit today when deciding where to… Read more »