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Bi-State Development Recognizes CMT for 35 years of Transit Advocacy

Bi-State Development recognized Citizens for Modern Transit at their September Board meeting for 35 years of transit advocacy in the region.   CMT Board Chair June McAllister Fowler and Executive Director Kimberly Cella were on hand to receive the award from Bi-State CEO and President Taulby Roach and Bi-State Board Chair Mike Buehlhorn. “We are honored … Continued

RFQ Released for Design Collaborator for Maplewood MetroBus Project

Citizens for Modern Transit, the regional transit advocacy organization, and AARP St. Louis are working to activate the space around a Maplewood MetroBus Stop at the corner of Marshall and Manchester with the help of the City of Maplewood, Citizens National Bank and KaBOOM!, a nonprofit headquartered in Washington, D.C., that helps communities build playgrounds … Continued

CITIZENS FOR MODERN TRANSIT ELECTS NEW OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS

The region’s transit advocacy organization, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), elected several new officers and members to its Board of Directors during the organization’s 35th Annual Meeting held in downtown St. Louis. Hart Nelson, associate vice chancellor of workforce solutions at St. Louis Community College, and Sheila Holm, associate state director for community outreach for … Continued

New Public Safety Team on the Job at Metro Transit

As of September 9, Metro Transit welcomed its new safety team – Stephen M. Berry, Kevin B. Scott, and Vernon L. Summers in their new Public Safety leadership roles. “This new team will provide an exciting, fresh start for the Metro Transit Public Safety team toward fulfilling our commitment to a proactive, collaborative approach to security. … Continued

CMT Talking Transit Series Presents Economic Impact of Transit Study Results

Hear from Robert M. Lewis, FAICP, CEcD, who is an independent consultant and assistant professor of Urban Planning & Development at Saint Louis University, on the results of this first-of its-kind study including effect of public transit on the economies of Missouri and the St. Louis metropolitan region. Event Details: When: Oct. 22, 2019 Time: 8 a.m. Registration; … Continued

CMT Wraps Up FY19 on High Note with Promise for Transit

TRANSIT: A Promise for Accessibility, Economic Opportunity and Stronger Communities Public transit goes well beyond the ride. It provides accessibility to jobs, education, and healthcare. It promotes social equality. It positions the region for growth. It promises an economic return. Each of these declarations underscores the difference transit is making in our local communities. It’s … Continued

And the Bragging Rights Go to . . . . UMSL

After a day of checking in on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, bragging rights for the first-ever College Transit Challenge were awarded to the University of Missouri-St.  Louis! UMSL’s students and staff captured the honor by having  the most participation in the challenge, sharing more online posts and pics highlighting their transit use than any other … Continued

St. Louis County Council Moves Bond Refinancing Last Night

The St. Louis County Council perfected legislation last night that would allow the county to sign off on a major bond issue refinancing from the  Cross County MetroLink extension for Bi-State Development that would provide $20 million for new public safety measures on MetroLink. Bi-State will use the $20 million to help pay for security … Continued

Celebrating 35 Years of Advancing Transit

Public transit goes well beyond the ride. It provides accessibility to jobs, education and healthcare. It promotes social equality. It positions the region for growth. It promises economic return. Each of these declarations underscores the difference transit is making in our local communities. It’s also what has fueled Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), the region’s … Continued

CMT Honored by St. Louis County Police

The St. Louis County Police Department (SLCPD) recently awarded Kimberly Cella, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) Executive Director, with a certificate of appreciation for her many years of service and dedication to improving the area’s public transportation system. As part of the presentation, the SLCPD reinforced how her establishment of strong working relationships with local … Continued


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