County Council approves $3 million for MetroLink studies

The St. Louis County Council approved a $3 million appropriation for MetroLink expansion analysis from the Public Mass Transit Fund with a 5-2 vote at its July 26 meeting.  The Council approved the appropriation to the East-West Gateway Council of Governments for the purpose of conducting a MetroLink expansion analysis for three corridors in St. Louis County…. Read more »

Design team led by HNTB selected for new Boyle Street Station

Metro has selected the design team led by CMT member HNTB Corporation for the new Boyle MetroLink Station in the Cortex Innovation Community.  The team also includes KAI, Access Engineering, Glasper Professional Services, TSi Geotechnical and Kivindyo Engineering Services. It is expected to take 10-12 months for the design phase for the new infill station.  … Read more »

Together, Find a Way Forward

There is heavy, ongoing discussion in the St. Louis region right now regarding light rail expansion. The MetroLink corridor studies under consideration by our elected officials will ultimately help determine which potential routes serve the greatest number of residents and employers, while also providing opportunities for economic investment and development in surrounding areas. It is… Read more »

CMT selects consultant for Placemaking campaign

CMT has selected the Design Lab 443 for the 2016 Placemaking campaign. Design Lab 443 was selected from a pool of 4 proposals – one nonresponsive- the remaining 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… Read more »

Corridors to be studied for possible MetroLink expansion

In May 2015, St. Louis County Executive Stenger authorized an initial $1 million to study MetroLink expansion in St. Louis County. Last week, he announced the County would be pursuing feasibility studies on three different corridors, some proposed more than 20 years ago. His announcement named three corridors to be studied: the “Daniel Boone” from Clayton… Read more »

CMT & AARP select team for Environmental Walk Audits of MetroLink Stations

CMT has selected the Arcturis team for the 2016 Environmental Design Audits of MetroLink Stations. Arcturis was selected from a pool of 10 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…. Read more »

CMT seeking graphic designer for Annual Report

Request for Proposals for Graphic Design to Citizens for Modern Transit For FY16 Annual Report Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT on its FY16 Annual Report. Work products will include creation and development of the FY16 Annual Report in both print ready and online versions.  CMT will… Read more »

CMT supports pursuit of further MetroLink study

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) supports the pursuit of furthering MetroLink Expansion. Transit serves as a critical component of the St. Louis region’s transportation system, and MetroLink expansion is a key to providing increased service in the region for current and future riders, jobs and economic development. The MetroLink corridor studies being discussed by our… Read more »

Request for Proposals for launch of Zimride Program

Request for Proposals for Summer Education Campaign on Zimride Federal Project CMAQ-5456-612 Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with the launch of Zimride, a new program being launched in the St. Louis market to navigate the first and last mile of the transit trip. Work products will… Read more »

KC Streetcar ridership continues to grow

The 2 mile Kansas City Streetcar opened for service to much fanfare on May 6, 2016. Since opening date, more than 173,000 people have taken a ride. The weekends are popular times for families, visitors, residents and downtown explorers.  According to the Kansas City Streetcar Authority, the KC Streetcar has had a daily average ridership of 6,435…. Read more »