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CMT leads efforts for an integrated, affordable, and convenient public transportation system with light rail expansion as the critical component that will drive economic growth to improve quality of life in the St. Louis region.

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Final Design Concept Revealed for the Fifth and Missouri Transit Transformation 

After getting input from transit riders, area residents, elected officials and stakeholders through a series of in-person and virtual opportunities, a finalized design concept has been approved for the “Transit Stop Transformation Project” at the Fifth and Missouri Transit Center in East St. Louis, IL.


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It’s Time to Register for the Spring 2023 Ten Toe Express Session 

The 2023 Spring CMT Ten Toe Express session is officially underway.  This award-winning program, hosted by Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) in conjunction with AARP in St. Louis, helps older adults and other interested individuals lead healthier lives by linking activity, sociability, and exercise with the use of MetroLink and MetroBus.

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LTE: Fun Transit Challenge Underscores Importance of Access to Transit 

At St. Louis Community College, our mission is to make education affordable and accessible, and public transportation is a critical component of achieving that goal.


Transit is Good for the Environment

Fact #2

According to national transit experts, public transportation produces 95% less carbon monoxide, 90% less volatile organic compounds (vocs) and about half as much carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide per mile compared to private vehicles.

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