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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 Secure Platform Plan Moves Forward as Phased Approach


At the past Bi-State Board of Commissioners’ Safety and Security Meeting, the discussion centered on moving the MetroLink Secure Platform Plan forward in a phased approach.

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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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CITIZENS FOR MODERN TRANSIT TO HOST NEXT “TALKING TRANSIT” EVENT ON FEB.1 – Discussion to Highlight Status of Transit in the St. Louis Region in 2023

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) – the St. Louis region’s transit advocacy organization – has announced plans for its next virtual “Talking Transit” event, which is set for Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 8:30 a.m. via ZOOM. This event will highlight the trajectory of transit in the St. Louis region in 2023.


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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