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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.

RFQ for Design

RFQ Released for Design Collaborator for Emerson Park Transit Project
Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), St. Clair County Transit District, and   AARP St. Louis are working to activate the space around the MetroBus area at the Emerson Park MetroLink Station in East St. Louis. This joint initiative, known as the “Transit Stop Transformation Project,” will transform the area between the MetroBus boarding area and the entrance to MetroLink – into a fun, artistic space that encourages active play, cultivates community and increases transit use.

From the Blog

2020 St. Louis Transit Security Survey – Weigh In Now

Over the last year there have been many new security measures put in place on the St. Louis transit system.  Please weigh in with your thoughts on how you think transit security has been impacted over the last year by filling out the survey by clicking on the picture above.

Talking Transit Dec. 4


Citizens for Modern Transit, in partnership with ULI St. Louis and St. Louis REALTORS®, has announced plans for its next virtual “Talking Transit” event, which is set for Friday, Dec. 4 at 8:30 a.m. via ZOOM. The event will highlight the development currently underway near the Forest Park-DeBaliviere and Swansea Transit Centers and well as a discussion on how equitable and sustainable investments like these help create more viable communities. The event is free and open to public, but pre-registration is required.

Transit Moves People

Fact #25

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

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