Posts By: Kim Cella

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 »

CMT releases RFP for Marketing campaign

Request for Proposals for Citizens for Modern Transit For  CMT Employer Transit Programs Marketing Materials Federal Project CMAQ-5456-612 Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seekng a consultant to assist CMT in the creation of a comprehensive marketing package outlining all of CMT’s employer based transit programs including Guaranteed Ride Home Program, Try and Ride Program,… Read more »

CMT wraps up FY17 on a high note with new grant award

For more than three decades, Citizens for Modern Transit’s (CMT) advocacy work has positioned the organization as a strong and effective voice for transit.  And, FY2017 was no exception. Transit was at the center of many regional discussions, and CMT weighed in on a variety of topics ranging from safety and security of the system… Read more »

New locomotives to arrive on MO River Runner shortly

New locomotives are now serving Amtrak customers in Illinois and Wisconsin. They are expected to arrive on the MO River Runner route soon. These Siemens Charger locomotives will please customers with enhanced smoothness, speed capability and safety features – along with reduced exhaust emissions. They carry the new Amtrak MidwestSM logo to promote the five-state… Read more »

Pop-Up Metro Market opportunity to see possibilities around transit

Citizens for Modern Transit and AARP in St. Louis  will host a Metro Market: Growing with Transit on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 4:00 to 6 p.m. at the North Hanley MetroLink Station. Come see the transformation from parking lot to an active space that connects people to products and services while showcasing how areas around… Read more »

Don’t miss upcoming CMT Talking Transit event focused on new MetroBus Study

Sponsored by Citizens for Modern Transit and the St. Louis Regional Chamber, don’t miss this opportunity to hear about the Metro Reimagined Study underway in the St. Louis region. The St. Louis region is constantly evolving. So are its transit needs. To ensure that the transit agency is positioned to more effectively align its service to… Read more »

CMT selects consultant for Fall Try and Ride campaign

CMT has selected 360 Media, Inc. for the 2017 Fall Try and Ride Campaign. 360 Media was selected from a pool of 8 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… Read more »

CMT supports action items in MOU to move regional transit safety efforts forward

As the regional transit advocacy organization representing more than 20,000 constituents, including riders, major employers, academic institutions, labor and community organizations, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is, and will continue to be, committed to advocating for a safe, secure, high-quality transit system for current and future riders.   Ridership on the public transit system has… Read more »

New Partners for Smart Growth Conference set for San Fran in 2018

The 17th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference is taking place in San Francisco on Feb 1-3, 2018.  The program will span three days with pre- and post-conference mobile workshops. The main program will kick off on Thursday afternoon, February 1, with a plenary starting at 1:30 PM, and continue through Saturday morning, February 4,… Read more »

Civic Center Transit Center set to open in August

As construction wraps on the new Civic Center Transit Center, Metro’s new transit hub in downtown St. Louis, Metro will host three events to celebrate the completion of the project and the opening of the new center. For those wanting to learn more about the new transit center, an informational meeting will be held at… Read more »

Transportation Update from Capitol Hill

Update as of 7/28/17: The Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously backed legislation that would provide nearly $19.5 billion in discretionary funding for the DOT in fiscal 2018 — which is $978 million above current level. The Senate bill also would provide $550 million for the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program, which would be… Read more »

CMT seeking graphic design proposals for Fall Try and Ride campaign

Request for Proposals for Graphic Design to Citizens for Modern Transit For 2017 Try and Ride Program Federal Project CMAQ-5456-612 Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with the 2017 campaign for CMT’s Try and Ride Program to promote ridership on the transit system.  The key will be… Read more »

CMT selects consultant for Fall Ten Toe program

CMT has selected Leslie Neese for the 2017 Fall Ten Toe Campaign. Leslie Neese 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… Read more »