Posts Categorized: General

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 »

Look for Metro’s Quarterly Service update on June 13

 Metro regularly monitors and reviews feedback from passengers and operators as part of the organization’s commitment to build a better transit experience for the St. Louis region. Each quarter, Metro uses this feedback, along with other trip data, to update MetroBus routes and schedules to improve on-time performance and MetroLink connections. Please note that due… Read more »

Welcome aboard to CMT’s new Program Assistant

Citizens for Modern Transit has hired Erika Sparks as the new Program Assistant for the organization. Ms. Sparks will be on board full-time June 2, 2016. Ms. Sparks is a graduate of Harris-Stowe State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and is currently pursuing her Masters degree at Webster University.    She has previously worked for a Missouri House… Read more »

Venture Café offers opportunity to TALK TRANSIT at CMT GREAT RACE

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

CMT GREAT RACE win for TRANSIT & the REGION

Whether a supporter for Team East or Team West for the 2016 CMT Great Race; Linking the Last Mile, the event was a win for the region with the number of partnerships, local media participation and overall community wide advocacy and awareness building for multi-modal options in St. Louis. While Team West took home the win for 2016 and… Read more »

CMT names winners of Fred Epstein Scholarship to the upcoming Transit Midwest Conference

Congratulations to Holly Kreienkamp,  Amy Wasowicz, and Ann Anderson – recipients of the Fred Epstein Scholarship for the upcoming Transit Midwest Conference. CMT offered several scholarships for registration for this upcoming conference in Kansas City, August 14-16. As one of the founders of Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) in 1985, Fred Epstein, whose passions included transit… Read more »

Sponsorship Opportunities for CMT’s 32nd Annual Meeting

Please reserve September 1, 2016 for the Citizens for Modern Transit’s 32nd Annual Meeting focusing on Placemaking Around Transit to Create Safer Communities.  CMT will be hosting Nidhi Gulati, with Project for Public Spaces, as our keynote speaker. The meeting will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Grand Hotel, Crystal Ballroom, on… Read more »

TEN TOE EXPRESS WEBSITE DIFFICULTIES

The Ten Toe Express website has been down for the past week + due to some technical difficulties with the server that hosts it. We’re doing our best to get it back online ASAP! In the meantime, please feel free to contact your respective walking group leaders, or contact Lisa Cagle, Ten Toe Express Program… Read more »

CMT is proud to participate in GIVE STL DAY 2016

CMT is proud to participate in Give STL day 2016! On Tuesday, May 3, St. Louis residents, or donors in general can be part of Give STL Day by donating to their favorite non profits in St. Louis. The 24 hours of giving is sponsored by the Greater St. Louis Community Foundation. This 24-hour giving… Read more »

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 »