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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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MetroLink Expansion in Illinois is on Track

To help commuters stay toasty on transit – while also spreading a little holiday cheer – Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), Metro Transit, St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), Bureau of Transit Police, Metro Transit Public Safety and other partners will be hosting a public transit rider appreciation effort on Dec. 1, 2022. From 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

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Citizens For Modern Transit Partner With The St. Clair County Transit District To Host “Reindeer Games” Event On Dec. 18th At The Belleville Transit Center

Rudolph might not have been able to join in all the “reindeer games,” but area residents can. Citizens for Modern Transit is partnering with St. Clair County Transit District and Metro Transit, will host “Reindeer Games” on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Belleville Transit Center, which is located at 800 Scheel Street in Belleville.

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Consider a Year-End Gift to CMT to Continue Transit Stop Transformations

As the region’s transit advocacy organization, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) works to champion, challenge and encourage the advancement of public transit access to help better connect communities, promote equity, improve safety and drive economic growth.

Transit Moves People

Fact #25

In 2015, Metro ran 37 MetroLink Stations & provided 7,400 bus stops


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