CMT celebrates 10 years of Ten Toe Express

In 10 years, more than 8,000 area residents have collectively trekked thousands of miles exploring the St. Louis region through more than 1,200 guided tours that integrate walking with public transit use. This has been accomplished through Citizens for Modern Transit’s award-winning Ten Toe Express Walk Program. Created to inspire St. Louis area seniors, as… Read more »

KC Streetcar Paves the Way for Expanded bus service

  This week, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) Board of Commissioners approved expanded late-night bus service connecting to the soon-to-open downtown streetcar. The new later service on Friday and Saturday nights will be available on three major KCATA routes that serve key employment centers and entertainment venues in Kansas City: Main Street MAX,… Read more »

Metro looking for art submissions for MetroScapes 2016

Metro Arts in Transit is now accepting entries to the 2016 MetroScapes, a public transit art program that showcases local artwork at Metro transit locations. Artists are invited to submit their original artwork for consideration, and if selected, have their work reproduced as large-scale posters that will be installed and on display at more than… Read more »

CMT offering scholarships to Transit Midwest Conference in Kansas City

The four-state Transit Midwest/State Public Transit Partnership Conference is right around the corner this summer August 14-16 in Kansas City, MO at the Westin at Crown Center. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to hear from transit industry experts on the FAST ACT and mobility on demand, check out the new Kansas City Streetcar and learn… Read more »

Transportation Day 2016 at the MO State Capitol

More than 250 transit supporters, providers and friends converged on the State Capitol on Wednesday, March 16 for Transportation Day, hosted by the Missouri Public Transit Association (MPTA).  With a message supporting MO funding for transit, CMT, the MPTA, the ATU of St. Louis and Kansas City, and both rural and urban transit providers, their riders… Read more »

CMT’s Great Race 2016 this Thurs., May 12!

CMT’s Great Race 2016: Linking the Last Mile Don’t miss CMT’s Great Race 2016! Two teams will face off in a fast-paced relay race that integrates transit, biking, carsharing and carpooling as the teams battle rush hour traffic to reach the final destination at Cortex Commons (4240 Duncan Ave.) adjacent to the future site of the… Read more »

New APTA Study Released on Public Transit and its impact on economy

A new study commissioned by APTA reveals that public transportation investments can yield a 2-to-1 return for local “innovation districts” defined as communities with a cluster of business incubators, startups and anchor institutions (such as academic or research facilities). Further, public transportation is the catalyst that attracts most knowledge workers to live and work in these high-growth… Read more »

CMT sees success with Regional Commuters ‘Trying and Riding’ Transit

With more than 3,300 individuals signed up for CMT’s Try and Ride Program, we think it’s fair to say that the ridership incentive program has had success beyond our wildest dreams. And even better than the number of people who enrolled in the program because they wanted to try transit for their commute, over 70% of… Read more »

Don’t miss the upcoming March 14 Metro service changes

March 14 Service Change Highlights North St. Louis County: New MetroBus Service Plan The North County Transit Center will open for service on Monday, March 14. This new transit hub, located at 3140 Pershall Road, allows Metro to operate a new and completely redesigned MetroBus service plan for North St. Louis County, which includes the… Read more »

Stenger urging for doubling of County police on MetroLink

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger is urging Metro to accept a proposal to double the number of County Police officers assigned to the MetroLink system. In January, the CMT Board of Directors passed a resolution calling for a doubling of the number of St. Louis County police officers assigned to the MetroLink system. In… Read more »

Metro to host public open house at North County Transit Center

Metro is planning a public open house at its new North County Transit Center on Sunday, March 13 from 1 to 4 p.m., and YOU ARE INVITED! Come help Metro celebrate the completion of the new Transit Center located at 3140 Pershall Road, 63136.  The center is located on the south side of I-270 between… Read more »