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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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Citizens for Modern Transit Teams up with St. Louis’ Own Professional Midfielder for Transit Campaign

On the heels of Metro Transit announcing schedule and routing adjustments to 41 MetroBus routes in Missouri and Illinois as part of the quarterly service change, Citizens for Modern Transit is hosting a “Candid Online Conversation” with Metro Transit officials via Zoom on Thursday, June 8, at noon.


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CMT “Talking Transit” Will Look to Future of MetroLink Expansion on June 27

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) will host its next virtual “Talking Transit” event on June 27 at 8:30 am via Zoom.  This event will examine the route alternatives being analyzed for the North St. Louis County portion of the Northside-Southside MetroLink expansion project.

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Sponsorship Opportunities for the Upcoming 39th CMT Annual Meeting

Transit is on the move in the St. Louis region – exciting things are happening including light rail expansion, placemaking, and more around the St. Louis transit system. With that said, we are happy to announce the Citizens for Modern Transit 39th Annual Meeting will be in person this year on September 15, 2023. We invite you to join us as a sponsor of this year’s event.


Transit Drives the Economy

Fact #1

Four in five Americans believe that increased investment in public transportation strengthens the economy, creates jobs, reduces traffic congestion and air pollution and saves energy.

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