Posts By: Kim Cella

N. Hanley Metro Market © Opportunity to (Re)vision Area Around Transit

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) and AARP in St. Louis provided an opportunity for the community to (re)vision the area around the North Hanley MetroLink Station through a pop-up Metro Market © on Wednesday, Oct. 11. The event temporarily transformed a portion of the expansive parking lot into an active space that connected people to products,… Read more »

Join in the #Rally4Transit

Today, Citizens for Modern Transit is joining transit agencies and advocates across the country and urging Congress to support public transit funding in the federal budget and federal infrastructure legislation. We are calling for Congress to renew our nation’s historic commitment to public transportation in the upcoming budget. The Administration and some members of Congress have proposed… Read more »

Northside-Southside Study moves into Phase II

The Northside-Southside Study, which began early this year, is wrapping up Phase I of the 18 month study. The purpose of the study is to confirm and validate the proposed on-street light rail expansion project in St. Louis.   According to a report to the CMT Board on Friday, Oct. 6 by Project Manager Dan Meyers… Read more »

CMT selects consultant for Fall Marketing Program

CMT has selected the Vandiver Group for the 2017 Marketing Campaign. The Vandiver Group was selected from a pool of 5 proposals – evaluated based on the following established criteria: Qualifications of person/firm conducting the work Proposal Quality Product samples – samples provided and/or on firm website need to be relevant to work being asked to be completed. Once the proposals… Read more »

CMT Ten Toe Walk Leaders to be honored at Ageless Remarkable St. Louisan’s Gala

The St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors System today announced the inspiring honorees that will be recognized at its 15th annual Ageless Remarkable St. Louisans’ Gala, celebrating the outstanding achievements of dynamic older adults age 75+ including CMT Ten Toe Walk Leaders Norm and Joan Krumrey.   Scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency… Read more »

Test Drive Public Transit with CMT’s Try and Ride Program

Citizens for Modern Transit  issued a reminder about the availability of its Try & Ride program, which allows area residents to test drive the MetroLink and/or MetroBus for their workday commutes. Targeted at individuals who are new to the public transit system, the popular program provides users with customized route information, helpful tips and free… Read more »

LINK Market coming to Wellston and North Hanley Stations

In a few short weeks groceries will arrive at two MetroLink  Stations – Wellston and North Hanley.   The mission of the Link Market (LINK) is to improve access to healthy, affordable food for hungry people in the St. Louis region. LINK markets are modular grocery stores that serve food desert communities. Customers on their… Read more »

Electeds provide update on action items in MOU at CMT Annual Meeting

St. Louis elected officials joined forces at the CMT 33rd Annual Meeting on Sept. 13 to provide an update on the action items accomplished to date under the security Memorandum of Understanding signed in mid-May. St. Louis City Mayor Lyda Krewson, St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, whose… Read more »

Citizens for Modern Transit Elects New Board Members at 33rd Annual Meeting

The Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) membership elected Sheila Kimlinger, Transportation Group Manager for Thouvenot, Wade & Moerchen, Inc., and Jennifer Obertino, Vice-President Midwest Region at AECOM,  to three-year terms on the board at CMT’s 33rd Annual Meeting on September 13, 2017. “CMT is very lucky to add these individuals to the Board of Directors,”… Read more »

Northside-Southside Light Rail study nears end of first phase

The Northside-Southside Study, which is confirming and validating a proposed on-street light rail expansion project in St. Louis, is nearing the end of its first phase. The study team has been collecting data, doing preliminary engineering studies and collecting initial public feedback on the proposed north-south line. This fall, the Study will present information on… Read more »

CMT receives national AARP Community Challenge Grant

Transit Advocacy Organization was the Only Recipient in State of Missouri Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is excited to announce it has been named a recipient of the first-ever AARP Community Challenge Grant program, which has invested $780,000 in 89 different community projects nationwide to help create change and improve the quality of life for… Read more »

CMT seeking Director, Membership and Programs, to join the team

Director, Membership and Programs, Citizens for Modern Transit Position Summary Full Time, Development, Program Management Comprehensive Package  Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seeking a talented individual to serve as the Director, Membership and Programs, of the organization. The successful candidate should have an understanding of public transit; program management and development; local, state and… Read more »