Posts By: Mallory Box

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Celebrate 35 Years of Transit Advocacy with CMT

Join Citizens for Modern Transit for our 35th Anniversary Celebration on July 31, 2019, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Innovation Hall. The celebration will include hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and remarks from distinguished guests. Click here to register now! Please consider taking MetroLink to this event. RSVP – Member $ 50.00 RSVP – Nonmember… Read more »

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CMT Talking Transit Presents: Developing Community Through Transit

CMT’s next Talking Transit event, Developing Community Through Transit, a Panel Discussion on Opportunities around St. Louis MetroLink, will be held on June 21, 2019, at Innovation Hall,  4220 Duncan Avenue – First Floor, St. Louis, MO 63110, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  The Panel Discussion will include developers, funders and neighborhood representatives talking about the opportunities… Read more »

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SCCTD Hosts Rails, Trails and Art Event May 11

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is hosting a public event celebrating Rails, Trails and Art with food, fun, and prizes along the MetroBikeLink featuring local architect-artist, Gary Karasek’s Schtick People Sculptures on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Belleville MetroLink Station and along the MetroBikeLink Trail. Sponsored by… Read more »

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CMT Helps Coordinate Micromobility Pop-Up for NACTO Conference

CMT recently teamed up with the St. Louis Bike-Share Working Group and assisted in the planning and execution of two public visioning sessions held during the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Micromobility Conference at T-Rex in downtown St. Louis on April 29-30, 2019. Events included a visioning of what could be rather than… Read more »

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Transit is a Home Run for Baseball Crowd

Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit, the MetroLink Police Unit, St. Clair County Transit District and University of Missouri – St. Louis  teamed up to brag about the advantages of public transit and thank riders for choosing transit to get to the ball game. On Wednesday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., representatives… Read more »

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Ten Toes Special Walks Explore Illinois

Recently, the Ten Toe Express explored historic Belleville with the Belleville Historic society with a tour of the Hexenbuckel Historic District.  The Hexenbuckel Historic District is a pre-civil war residential neighborhood featuring a variety of historic homes.  After the informative guided tour, the group stopped for lunch in downtown Belleville before returning to the MetroLink… Read more »

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National NACTO Event on Micromobility to be Hosted in St. Louis

CMT has teamed up with the Bike-Share Working Group to assist in the planning of two public visioning sessions held during the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Micromobility Conference at T-Rex in downtown St. Louis scheduled for April 29th to May 1, 2019. The visioning sessions are designed to garner public input on… Read more »

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April 25 is #GetOnBoard for Public Transit Day

April 25th is Get on Board for Public Transit Day. The new national awareness and advocacy day encourages people to support public transportation and showcases the benefits it brings to communities.  Each weekday in the U.S., 34 million people board public transportation. Missouri public transit providers alone provide more than 62 million rides a year. Additionally,… Read more »

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St. Clair County Transit District Issues Selfie Shtick Challenge

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) teamed up with Art on the Square, UMB Bank and local architect-artist Gary Karasek to bring art to life along eleven miles of the MetroLink and MetroBikeLink trail in St. Clair County.  Sponsored by UMB Bank, Rails, Trails and Art is a series of vibrant, moving Shtick People Sculptures that… Read more »

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Ten Toe Express® AARP Breakfast Bunch Walk Announced for June 1

Explore new areas of St. Louis, get in some exercise, and have a good meal with the AARP St. Louis Breakfast Bunch. On select Saturdays this session, AARP volunteer-led groups of Ten Toe participants will ride the MetroLink then walk to one of our many great St. Louis area restaurants to enjoy a yummy breakfast… Read more »

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Regional Leaders Celebrate Successful Debut of Metro Landing of Swansea

Southwestern Illinois Development Authority (SWIDA) and Bywater Development Group joined with Bi-State Development and other key stakeholders and guests for the official ribbon cutting celebrating the grand opening of Metro Landing of Swansea. The $11 million, transit-oriented development (TOD) introduces senior apartment living adjacent to the Swansea MetroLink Station in Swansea, Ill., and has opened… Read more »