Posts By: Kim Cella

Metro test drives electric bus on #99 route

Metro transit is test driving an electric bus on the #99 Downtown Trolley route through Tuesday, April 11. Commuters traveling through downtown St. Louis will have an opportunity to ride the bus as the MetroBus operations team evaluates how the 42-foot all-electric bus from Proterra performs on the street. The 42-foot all-electric bus has a… Read more »

Anti-Tolling Language shows up in HB4

On March 29, the House Budget Committee voted HCS HB 4 out of committee. The committee substitute includes language in the title clause prohibiting the use of appropriated funds for any costs associated with the tolling of interstate highways. This language would also prohibit funds from being used to study tolling of interstate highways. The… Read more »

Sponsorship Opportunities available for 2017 CMT Annual Meeting

Please reserve September 13, 2017 for the Citizens for Modern Transit’s 33rd Annual Meeting.  The meeting will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Grand Hotel, Crystal Ballroom, on Washington Ave. St. Louis, MO  63101.  An awards presentation will be held at the meeting as well. We invite you to sponsor this milestone… Read more »

Great Race and Metro Market on track for May 4

Join CMT and AARP St. Louis for the Great Race 2017 Come join in the fun on May 4 at the Wabash Station, 6005 Delmar Blvd., at 4 p.m. as the race between Team MetroLink, Team MetroBus, Team Bike and Team Carshare crosses the Finish Line for a celebration and Metro Market including food, fun… Read more »

Loop Trolley on track for this summer

The Loop Trolley Company (LTC) today gathered key partners and stakeholders to celebrate major milestones recently reached in the project connecting St. Louis City and St. Louis County via an electrically powered, fixed-route trolley. The event also provided an opportunity to communicate important safety information. Attendees on hand for the event, which was held at… Read more »

CMT selected consultant for 2017 Great Race campaign

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

CMT & Regional Chamber talk transit in Northside Southside Corridor

As area leaders continue to examine the benefits of  MetroLink expansion, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) and the St. Louis Regional Chamber hosted an informational discussion this morning designed to update the public on the Northside/Southside MetroLink study which is currently underway in St. Louis City. The discussion was led by Dan Meyers, project manager from AECOM,… Read more »

CMT offering scholarships to 2017 MPTA Conference in Springfield

The 2017 Missouri Public Transit Association Conference & Expo is right around the corner this summer August 6-8 in Springfield, MO at the University Plaza Hotel. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to meet with other transit professionals, stakeholders, elected officials, and interested citizens to shape policy, develop networks, and collaborate to share knowledge and create new… Read more »

Loop Trolley Company names Executive Director

The Loop Trolley Company is pleased to announce it has selected Kevin Barbeau as Executive Director. Barbeau will be responsible for overseeing the organization’s administration, programs and strategic plan. He will also be in charge of fundraising, marketing and community outreach for The Loop Trolley Company. “We are thrilled to have Kevin join our team,”… Read more »

Transit and Sustainability

More and better transit options in the St. Louis region can be a part of a purposeful strategy to improve upward mobility among St. Louis residents. As the regional transit advocacy organization, CMT continues to advocate for the region to come to consensus on a priority project(s) while simultaneously building a funding package to make those… Read more »

Meet CMT Walk Leaders Norm and Joan Krumrey

As Citizens for Modern Transit prepares to kick off our 11th year of the Ten Toes Express program, we would like to continue highlighting the outstanding walk leaders that make this program so successful. Many walkers familiar with the program know Norm and Joan Krumrey. Brentwood residents Norm and Joan Krumrey walk out of the… Read more »