Posts By: Mallory Box

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Metro Quarterly Service Change Scheduled for December 2

Metro Transit will make adjustments to 16 MetroBus routes on Monday, December 2, as part of its quarterly service change. Following the implementation of a redesigned MetroBus service plan on September 30, Metro has been monitoring trip data and reviewing feedback from riders and operators. This information has been used to update MetroBus routes and… Read more »

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Citizens For Modern Transit Partners with Cyberup to Strengthen Local Workforce and Encourage Transit Use

In an effort to strengthen the local cybersecurity workforce and make it easier for those interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity to access training and education, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) has announced a new partnership with St. Louis-based CyberUp that will give students participating in the nonprofit’s eight-week cybersecurity training program the option… Read more »

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Group Releases Survey on Transportation Needs in  O’Fallon, MO

Transportation Access for St. Charles County (TASCC), a group formed to address transportation needs in the area, announced the launch of a survey aimed at assessing the needs and opportunities related to transportation for businesses and their employees in the City of O’Fallon, MO, primarily along the Highway K corridor between Highway P and Interstate… Read more »

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Invest in Transit. See Economic Returns. Help St. Louis Thrive.

You can make a difference this #GivingTuesday, please consider a year-end gift to Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT). As the regional transit advocacy organization, CMT is continually working to improve and expand transit options throughout the St. Louis region. We recently delivered the 2019 Public Transit Impact Study.  Public Transit delivers $3.67 billion in direct and indirect… Read more »

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POP-UP COAT EXCHANGE BEING HELD AT THREE METRO TRANSIT STOPS DEC. 6 – 20

Transit is a viable transportation option in the St. Louis region, especially in the winter months and during inclement weather. To help riders stay warm, Citizens for Modern Transit, the Bureau of Transit Police, Metro Transit, Metro Transit Public Safety, St. Clair County Transit District, AARP St. Louis and University of Missouri–St. Louis are partnering… Read more »

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CMT to Host Two Learning From Place Workshops at Upcoming Walking Summit

National Walking Summit-St. Louis hosted by America Walks is scheduled to take place March 10 – 11, 2020 at the Brown School at Washington University.  Attendees from across the country will have an opportunity to hear new ideas, meet other advocates for walking and health, and participate in interactive discussions and programming including two Learning from… Read more »

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Public Transportation Scores Major Wins in Last Night’s Elections Across the Country

The results are in and voters across America overwhelmingly voiced their support for investing in more public transportation. In large and small communities across the country, voters once again showed that investing in public transit and investing in their local economies is critical to their communities. Yesterday, 6 of 9 public transportation-related ballot measures passed… Read more »

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Metro Transit Expands MetroLink Access Project

An expansion of a MetroLink access pilot project is nearing completion and will change how riders access the platforms at the Delmar Mand Central West End MetroLink Stations. As an expansion of the MetroLink Access Project sponsored by Citizens for Modern Transit that launched in September 2018, fencing and other infrastructure is being installed at… Read more »

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St. Clair County Transit District, Ameren Illinois Partner to Upgrade Lighting at MetroLink Stations

  The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), in partnership with Ameren Illinois, recently completed a new lighting project at all MetroLink stations in its service area.  The lighting project, which included upgrading outdoor lighting from halogen to LED at all 11 Illinois stations, will enhance the rider experience while improving safety, efficiency, and security… Read more »

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CMT Talking Transit: Metro Transit Security Plan Update

Citizens for Modern Transit’s upcoming “Talking Transit” event, sponsored in part by the Lochmueller Group, Metro Transit, and St. Louis Regional Chamber, will provide an update on the transit security efforts underway including a panel of Metro Transit’s new Public Safety leadership team. Jim Wild, executive director of East-West Gateway Council of Governments and sponsor of the MetroLink… Read more »

The New Real Estate Mantra - Locate Near Public Transportation

The New Real Estate Mantra – Locate Near Public Transportation

Neighborhoods located within a half-mile of public transit services outperformed those in areas farther from public transit based on a number of factors, according to a report released today by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the National Association of Realtors®. “The Real Estate Mantra – Locate Near Public Transportation” highlighted the critical role… Read more »