Concerned with TRANSIT in MO? Help make the case for transit funding

Are you concerned with transit and transit funding in MO? Citizens for Modern Transit believes now is the time to make the case for transit funding in MO. The facts show investment in transit increases access to jobs, education and healthcare; creates development opportunities; and provides reinvestment in disadvantaged areas of the state. However, Missouri’s… Read more »

Transportation Secretary Foxx announces new round of TIGER Funding

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced $500 million will be made available for transportation projects across the country under an eighth round of the highly successful Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant program. “The TIGER program funds vital transportation projects that provide real benefits to communities all across the country.  Every year, we see… Read more »

CMT announces selection for 2016 Great Race

CMT has selected Leslie Sheets for the 2016 Great Race Campaign. Leslie Sheets was selected from a pool of 8 proposals evaluated based on the following established criteria: Qualifications of person/firm conducting the work Proposal Quality Product samples – samples provided and/or on firm website need to be relevant to work being asked to be completed. Once the… Read more »

Don’t miss opportunity to sponsor CMT’s Great Race 2016

On Thursday, May 12, CMT will host CMT’s Great Race 2016: Linking the Last Mile. It will integrate transit, biking, carsharing, and carpooling as the teams race to the final destination at Cortex Commons in Midtown St. Louis. This new approach will help to raise awareness about the viable alternative transportation options that exist, demonstrate… Read more »

CMT seeking proposals for graphic design for Spring Campaign

Request for Proposals for Graphic Design to Citizens for Modern Transit For  Spring Education Campaign on Transit Federal Project CMAQ-5456-612 Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with a spring education campaign, Test Drive Transit for Change, on the benefits of transit to increase ridership on the system… Read more »

KCATA takes innovative approach to transit with pilot program

First U.S. public-private collaboration brings together a major U.S. transit system, an automaker and an urban technology company to enhance existing mass transit by providing greater mobility options to residents of Kansas City Ford is exclusive vehicle provider for Ride KC: Bridj because of its commitment to developing smarter transportation systems through its Ford Smart… Read more »

Vote for CMT for the People’s Choice Award

CMT is excited and honored to be a finalist for the St. Louis Regional Chamber’s 2016 Arcus Awards under the new Public Policy category. Awards will be presented on Feb. 25. In addition, this year, the Regional Chamber has added a new category, the People’s Choice Award. This award will be presented to the organization with… Read more »

CMT teams up with the MPTA on Transportation Day in Jefferson City

Citizens for Modern Transit and the Missouri Public Transit Association are teaming up with transit providers, stakeholders and interested citizens from across the state in Jefferson City for Transportation Day 2016 on March 16. Register today! Transportation is the key to moving Missouri forward, and there is an opportunity in the 2016 Legislative session to make… Read more »

CMT is seeking a Program Associate to join our team

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seeking a talented individual to serve as the Program Associate of the organization. CMT, a 1000-member 501(c)3 organization with a 26-member volunteer board, leads the St. Louis region’s education and advocacy efforts for a robust and expanding transit system, especially light rail, with the goal of building livable, sustainable… Read more »

So why does livability matter to a region?

CMT hosted the Livability Matters: Transportation Choice & Connections this Thursday in partnership with AARP in St. Louis, the St. Louis Regional Chamber and East-West Gateway Council of Governments. Why is CMT talking livability? Transportation choices and connections go hand in hand with the livability of a region, and we know a safe, reliable and… Read more »

Did you know this about Missouri’s transportation system?

Transportation is the key to moving Missouri forward, and there is an opportunity in the 2016 Legislative session to make a difference.   Discussions are underway about an increase in the Missouri gas tax for roads and bridges (SB623). Other discussions are going on about General Revenue funds for transportation.     Funding for TOTAL transportation in Missouri including… Read more »

MISSOURI PUBLIC TRANSIT ASSOCIATION selects new team to lead transit advocacy efforts for the State of Missouri

The Missouri Public Transit Association (MPTA) today announced the selection of its new executive director – Kimberly Cella of the St. Louis-based transit advocacy organization Citizens for Modern Transit. Cella and her team at Citizens for Modern Transit will partner with Michael G. Winter Consultants to lead efforts on behalf of the statewide transit provider… Read more »

CMT is Crushing on Transit

We have a Crush… a crush on Transit! And we’re calling local transit enthusiasts to help us show our Love for Transit on Feb. 11, 2016! The 2nd Annual Transit Crush event offers daily transit commuters, occasional riders, and transit enthusiasts of all stripes the chance to unite in support of their love for transit – and… Read more »

CMT seeking graphic design for 10th Anniversary of 10 Toe Express

Request for Proposals for Graphic Design to Citizens for Modern Transit For 10th Anniversary of the Ten Toe Express Program Federal Project CMAQ-5456-611 Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with the 10th Anniversary spring campaign for CMT’s Ten Toe Express Program to promote ridership on the transit… Read more »