Posts By: Kim Cella

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CMT Elects New Chair of the Board – June Fowler

We are excited to announce June McAllister Fowler of BJC HealthCare has been elected the Chair of the CMT Board of Directors , effective immediately. Fowler succeeds Rose Windmiller of Washington University, who has been a member of CMT’s board for over a decade, serving at the helm since 2014. Windmiller was named to the… Read more »

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MO Governor Appoints former CMT Board Chair to Bi-State Development Board

Governor Parson named former CMT Board President Rose Windmiller to the 10-member Bi-State Development Agency of the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District board comprised of five Illinois appointees and five Missouri appointees. Windmiller is the associate vice chancellor of government and community relations at Washington University in St. Louis. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science… Read more »

Registration for CMT’s 34th Annual Meeting Now Open

Save the date for CMT’s 34th Annual Meeting on September 7 featuring a keynote from local stakeholders on “Transit Benefits Beyond the Ride.” “Transit, from simple bus stops to light rail stations, can be natural focal points for activity and revitalizing adjacent neighborhoods. Transit benefits go well beyond the ride from point a to point b.  Area… Read more »

St. Clair County Transit District Assists Homeless Veterans after Storm

  District provides much needed transportation as part of community efforts The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) partnered with local and community leaders last Friday to assist area homeless veterans after the storms. When storms ravaged St. Clair County, IL last Thursday knocking out power to thousands of area residents, SCCTD stepped in to… Read more »

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St. Louis Embraces Bike-Share and its Connection with Transit

Bike-share was introduced into the St. Louis area in April of 2018.  Riders have already taken over 100,000 rides with an average of 1200 rides a day!  The average trip of a typical bike-share ride in St. Louis is half a mile.  This highly accessible mode of transportation extends the reach of the current transit… Read more »

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MetroLink Security Assessment Update

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) and the St. Louis Regional Chamber hosted a special “Talking Transit” event highlighting the MetroLink Security Assessment currently underway in the St. Louis region. The presentation was led by Lurae Stuart and Angela Starr of the New-York based consulting firm hired to execute the 8-month, $400,000 study. The MetroLink Security… Read more »

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Consultants unveil results of Northside/Southside MetroLink Study on Sept. 13

Sponsored by Citizens for Modern Transit and St. Louis Community College, don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the consulting team on the results of the  Northside/Southside MetroLink Study in St. Louis City led by CMT member AECOM. Project Manager Dan Meyers will lay out the results of the 15 month study including recommendations and… Read more »

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Parker Hill selected to build mobile app for transit

CMT has selected Parker Hill to build a mobile app as a part of its new ridership grant. Parker Hill was selected from a pool of 7 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… Read more »

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Metro Quarterly Service Update

Metro has released their quarterly updated route information.  For details on each schedule change click here.  To see MetroLink weekday schedule changes click here, for weekend schedule changes click here. MetroLink schedules and 16 MetroBus routes will be adjusted as part of the quarterly service change, starting Monday, June 25. It has been several years… Read more »

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New Metro Go Card Will Connect Young People to Transit

Metro recently announced a new program for young people ages 13 to 25 can purchase Metro Transit fares at a discounted rate throughout the  St. Louis region by way of the Gateway Go Card.  This will provide young people in the bi-state area with an easy and affordable option to commute to summer jobs, summer… Read more »

CMT honored to play a key role in Cortex MetroLink Station Development

As Metro prepares to open the new Cortex MetroLink Station, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) would like to salute the transit agency, and the many others, who worked to make this development a reality. CMT is honored to have played a key role in this project, particularly in its early stages… Well done St. Louis…. Read more »