CMT Metro Market opportunity to see beyond cars near MetroLink

Dining? Shopping? Entertainment? A Sea of Cars?  What would you like to see around the St. Louis region’s light rail system? Yes, that is the question CMT is going to be asking the public on May 8 when CMT unveils its Metro Market at the Shrewsbury MetroLink Station (The picture to the right is the station… Read more »

Alternative modes to go head-to-head on May 8 for CMT’s Great Race

Race will Culminate with a Metro Market from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Shrewsbury MetroLink Station Team TRANSIT, Team BIKE, Team CARSHARE and Team CARPOOL will compete in a head-to-head competition to raise awareness about the viable transportation options available in our region as part of Citizens for Modern Transit’s Great Race. The event,… Read more »

CMT releases list of employers within half-mile of MetroLink

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) has released a list of employers located within half a mile of every MetroLink station throughout the region on their website.  This list is intended to help job seekers find employers along the light rail alignment or connecting MetroBus system.  This list is a resource to further the region’s investment… Read more »

CMT unveils members of Great Race Teams

It’s hard to believe the Great Race is just a little more than a month away. I hope you are all getting pumped for the excitement surrounding May 8. This year’s race will start at the Fortels Pizza Den (7359 Forsyth Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63105) at 4:30 p.m. and culminate at approximately 5:30 p.m…. Read more »

East-West Gateway to build regional transportation priority list – weigh in today!

East-West Gateway has begun a process to build a list of regional transportation priorities for the region.  This process coincides with the debate going on in the MO legislature on HJR68/SJR48- the proposed one-cent general sales tax for transportation in MO.   Provisions of this bill include the development of a list of transportation projects to be funded… Read more »

CMT discusses possible new addition to Light Rail system in STL

CMT hosted more than 80 members and interested citizens for a Report to the Community on the results of a Feasibility Study for a possible new light rail station in the Midtown area this morning.  The study is an analysis of transit alternatives in the Central Corridor – defined as the area along the existing MetroLink alignment… Read more »

Why try Transit in May? Work. Play. Everyday. Transit is going your way

Why transit and why during May should you give transit a try?  CMT ‘s primary mission is to expand the public transit system we have in St. Louis to build livable, sustainable communities with light rail as the critical component.   So why do we continually push St. Louisans to give transit a try? If you… Read more »

Major Developments in Downtown St. Louis have great transit access

 Downtown St. Louis is one of the best transit served neighborhoods of the region and we are excited to celebrate the new developments our transit system supports. In addition to the $380 million redevelopment of the Gateway Arch, most closely served by the Arch-Laclede’s Landing station, there are several other big developments to mention. The… Read more »

Pagedale Board of Aldermen Adopts Transit Oriented Development Form Based Zoning District around Rock Road MetroLink Station with help of CMT and others

The Pagedale Board of Aldermen passed an ordinance establishing the “E – Transit Oriented Development Form Based Zoning District” in the City of Pagedale Zoning Code on Feb. 13 at their meeting.  This process was made possible through a unique collaboration of community stakeholders and local organizations who see the value in building around the… Read more »

CMT releases new tool for development around transit

We know that development around Light Rail is the key to moving the St. Louis region and transit system forward, and CMT has released a resource to encourage  Transit Oriented Development that the region needs.  In partnership with Metro, CMT has created real estate spec sheets for the areas around all 37 MetroLink Stations.  These… Read more »