Posts Categorized: General

LOCAL MEDIA PERSONALITIES JOIN CMT TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS THROUGH CMT’s GREAT RACE

 Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) has recruited media personalities and other local influentials to compete in the organization’s 5th annual Great Race competition, which plays off the CBS television hit “The Amazing Race” to raise awareness about the many viable transportation options available in our region. CMT’s GREAT RACE 2016: Linking the Last Mile will… Read more »

2016 Transit Midwest Partnership Conference right around the corner

You are invited to join transit providers, stakeholders and riders on  August 14-17, 2016 at The Westin at Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri for the joint 2016 Transit Midwest/State Public Transit Partnership Conference, a cooperative effort among the states of Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas & Missouri, and the FTA state partnership meeting of AASHTO, APTA, & CTAA! The planning… Read more »

Join us to Talk Transit at Venture Cafe, Thurs. May 12, 2016!

As part of the focus on transportation options in the St. Louis region, CMT’s 5th annual “Great Race” Finish Line Celebration will also feature a panel discussion on “Rethinking the Last Mile with CMT” at Thurs., May 12’s Venture Cafe Gathering. Venture Cafe is an non-profit organization supporting the innovation and entrepreneurial community. Their flagship event, the Venture Cafe… Read more »

CMT selects consultant for 2016 Test Drive campaign

CMT has selected Design Lab 443 for the 2016 Test Drive Transit for Change Campaign. Design Group 443 was selected from a pool of 3 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 »

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 »

Transit Tips to make your trip more enjoyable & safe

Using public transportation is an easy way to travel. Below you will find information about how to use public transportation, along with safety guidelines and etiquette tips. Transit Riding P’s & Q’s go a long way to creating a more enjoyable ride for all . . . Being respectful of your fellow commuters will make for a… 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 »

CMT opposes legislation for conceal and carry on transit

Various bills have been introduced in the MO House of Representatives and the MO Senate this session which would allow individuals with conceal/carry permits to carry their firearms on public transit buses, vans, trains, and other spaces owned or operated by a public transit provider.  In light of the current ongoing discussion in St. Louis… 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 »

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 »