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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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Spring 2021 Ten Toe Express Registration Now Open

Hop aboard the 2021 Ten Toe Express! The Ten Toe Express is a walking program linking transit and your own ten toes through group walks that meet at MetroLink stations and take Metro transit to fun destinations exploring the St. Louis region.

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CMT Looks to the Future of Public Transportation in the St. Louis Region During Virtual “Talking Transit” Event

Despite unprecedented challenges presented by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, public transit remains an essential component of the St. Louis region’s transportation system. In honor of Rosa Parks Transit Equity Day, which commemorates Parks’ birthday on Feb. 4 and declares that equal access to public transit is a right for all, Citizens for Modern Transit hosted a virtual “Talking Transit” event via Zoom. It highlighted how work continues to positively influence public transit in the bi-state area. Key learnings from presenters included details of the MetroLink expansion in Illinois, the Northside-Southside transit corridor study, current shift in focus to Community Mobility Hubs, funding strategies and more.

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Quarterly Metro Security Scorecard Demonstrates Progress on Several Fronts

Progress has been made on security strategies according to the December issue of the Metro Security Scorecard. Since September 2019, WSP and East-West Gateway have presented the Scorecard updates each quarter.

Fact #12

Enhanced productivity and improved labor-force access from investment in transit results in a $1.1 billion tax boost for state and local governments.

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