Today, the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission approved a list of priority projects to  fund through Amendment 7 including more than $800 million in transit projects over the next ten years including committed matches to Amendment 7 funding from regional sources.  Amendment 7, a three-fourths of one percent increase in Missouri’s sales tax for priority transportation… Read more »

Why Yes on 7?

Amendment 7 is the only proposition before us now to provide additional resources for public transit.  Currently, Missouri ranks near the bottom of the list nationally with regards to state funding for transit.  Last year , Metro received less than $400,000 in state funds for the operation of a $250 million plus budget.  Citizens for Modern Transit endorses… Read more »

Take Metro To Fair St. Louis

In light of the construction at the Arch Grounds, Fair St. Louis will be held in this is a great opportunity to give transit a try.  Metro is even stepping up service operations to accommodate fair goers. There will be additional MetroLink service on Thursday, July 3; Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5.  MetroLink… Read more »

CMT & the St. Louis Green Business Challenge Focus on CarSharing in St. Louis

CMT and the St. Louis Green Business Challenge presented a panel discussion on the ins and outs of CarSharing in St. Louis on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Jean Ponzi of the St. Louis Green Business Challenge and Missouri Botanical Gardens introduced the Green Business Challenge and the benefits to companies for participating.  She highlighted that… Read more »

Metro fare increase set for July 1

A Metro transit fare increase approved last month by the Bi-State Development Agency Board of Commissioners will go into effect on July 1. The cost of a MetroLink one-ride trip, as well as the weekly, monthly, and university semester passes will change. The cost of the one-ride MetroLink fare will increase from $2.25 to $2.50,… Read more »

Sponsor CMT’s 30th Annual Meeting!

Citizens for Modern Transit 30th Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony Sold Out! Please reserve September 12, 2014 for the Citizens for Modern Transit’s 30th Annual Meeting.  This event will mark the kick-off of CMT’s 30th year celebrations.  The organization is more committed than ever to ensure St. Louis will continue developing our award winning transit… Read more »

CMT releases RFP for public relations consultant

CMT is seeking a Public Relations consultant for a one and half year period which will be responsible for planning, executing and promoting these events and messaging items in partnership with the Citizens for Modern Transit staff. Work products will include press releases, website updates, execution of events, and outreach programs on the following topics… Read more »

CMT releases RFP for Graphic Design

CMT is seeking a Graphic Design consultant to develop a new logo/brand for Citizens for Modern Transit. This logo/design will be released as a part of CMT’s 30th Annivesary year-long celebration of events. Work products will include: New Logo with standards New Stationery design New tagline Logo file in several layouts and file types CMT… Read more »

East West Gateway to Hold a 4 Part Speaker Series on Transportation

As a part of the long range transportation plan for the St. Louis region, East West Gateway is holding a 4 part speaker series called Connected 2045.  It will be a regional conversation about the future of transportation in St. Louis and will take place at the Missouri History Museum.  We hope you’ll join CMT… Read more »