Posts By: CMT Staff

Pop-Up Metro Market on June 14

Citizens for Modern Transit and AARP St. Louis have rescheduled their Spring Metro Pop-Up Market for Wednesday, June 14 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Wabash Station in The Loop located at 6005 Delmar Blvd. The event is designed to temporarily transform the vacant site into an active space that connects people to products,… Read more »

What are other transit agencies doing to focus on safety and security?

Safety and security on St. Louis transit continues to be highlighted on a daily basis.  Transit agencies across the country are working to ensure their riders and transit operators have a safe, secure ride everyday on transit through different programs and services.   So what are other transit agencies doing to ensure a safe ride for all?… Read more »

Take this Walking and Bicycling Survey!

Transportation planners at East-West Gateway Council of Governments are conducting a survey of pedestrians and bicyclists in the St. Louis region. Because walking is such an essential part of public transit, and because multi-modal connections between bicycling and transit are central to our constituents, we want to make sure that you get a chance to… Read more »

Support CMT on #GiveSTL Day, May 11!

Mark you calendars: Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is participating in this year’s Give STL Day on May 11, 2017! Give STL Day is a 24-hour, online giving event organized by the St. Louis Community Foundation to grow philanthropy in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Prize money will be available to amplify charitable donations, and prizes… Read more »

Nearly 90% of All Transit Trips Impact Local Economy

A new report from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), titled Who Rides Public Transportation, details public transit passenger characteristics including where passengers are going, why they’re using public transit, how frequently they utilize transit and more. The report was released earlier this year in January. The study shows that 87% of all trips on… Read more »

CMT is Crushing on Transit

We have a Crush… a crush on Transit! And we’re calling local transit enthusiasts to help us show our Love for Transit on Feb. 11, 2016! The 2nd Annual Transit Crush event offers daily transit commuters, occasional riders, and transit enthusiasts of all stripes the chance to unite in support of their love for transit – and… Read more »

We have a Crush…

We have a Crush… a crush on Transit! And we’re calling local transit enthusiasts to help us show our Love for Transit! Love will be in the air along the MetroLink alignment on Feb. 11, 2016. The 2nd Annual Transit Crush event offers daily transit commuters, occasional riders, and transit enthusiasts of all stripes the… Read more »

Hundreds participate in CMT Fall Ten Toe Express

CMT’s Ten Toe Express hit some high notes this fall with high participation, increased participation in walking groups, number of special walks and much more. We had 325 seniors sign up for the program, with 78 percent coming from Missouri and 22 percent from Illinois. The largest number of participants enjoyed the walk to the north… Read more »

Maplewood Approves TOD Project

Last Tuesday, November 24th, the Maplewood City Council approved a project that brings transit-oriented development (TOD) to the Sunnen Station. The project, which has been in the works since 2008, is expected to begin construction early next spring. When finished, the site will include a four-story building with 174 apartments with a mix of single… Read more »

Come share your memories of the Wellston Loop

Love transit? Love learning the history of St. Louis neighborhoods built from on our transit lines? Grew up near the Wellston Loop? Don’t miss the Wellston Loop Family Reunion and Exhibit on Saturday,  November 21st from 1-3 P.M.    Come and share stories and pictures about the neighborhood from the past and present. The event will feature a… Read more »

Kansas City investigating “microtransit”

The Kansas City Star recently reported on some changes made by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (ATA) to their service. In addition to lowering fares on certain routes, ATA has moved forward in exploring what’s being called “microtransit,” a term used for transportation that’s in-between single occupancy vehicles and fixed-route mass transit. ATA is… Read more »

Seniors, Sign-Up with Metro for Reduced Fares

If you’re 65 or older, you’re eligible for half price tickets on Metro by obtaining a Senior Reduced Fare Permit. To make it easier for seniors to obtain their permits, Metro is holding eight registration events at local Schnucks stores in October and November. To register for a pass, or renew an expired passes, you’ll… Read more »

CMT achieves goals identified in One STL Plan

Citizens for Modern Transit announces today their achievement of multiple goals in OneSTL, a regional plan for sustainable development that provides a framework for collaboration among local governments as they adapt to the changing needs of the area’s communities. OneSTL is sponsored by four core members — East-West Gateway Council of Governments, the City of St. Louis,… Read more »