Posts By: Mallory Box

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Mascots Meetup on MetroLink for the College Transit Challenge

Led by the mascots for each of their schools, students, faculty and staff from five of the St. Louis region’s colleges and universities hopped on board the Metro Transit system Aug. 28 to compete in the first ever College Transit Challenge. Hosted by Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), Metro Transit, St. Clair County Transit District… Read more »

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Metro Transit Schedules Two Public Hearings on New Service Plan

Metro is inviting the public to attend one of two presentations to find out more about the final Metro Reimagined plan. The upcoming bus route changes will provide more frequent service, faster and more direct trips, and improved weekend service. Public Hearing Locations Monday, August 26 | 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. St. Louis Public Library… Read more »

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Pledge Your Participation in College Transit Challenge at Upcoming Events

Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit, and the Bureau of Transit Police are teaming up with St. Louis Community College, Saint Louis University, Southwestern Illinois College, University of Missouri–St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis to host the first-ever College Transit Challenge. On Wednesday, Aug. 28, those affiliated with the respective schools can help… Read more »

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Metro Transit Announces New Public Safety Leadership Team

Metro Transit announced that three individuals have been selected to lead the transit system’s Public Safety team: Stephen Berry, General Manager of Public Safety; Kevin B. Scott, Director of Security; and Vernon L. Summer, Manager of Contract Security. This new leadership team will be responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of the transit system’s… Read more »

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St. Clair County Transit District Hosting Pop-Up Events to Talk IL MetroBus

St. Clair County, IL, August 5, 2019 – St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is conducting an in-depth review of the existing transit network through a study called SCCTD Transit Vision 2020. The purpose of the study is to identify what is and is not working well, where service is and is not needed, and ultimately, how SCCTD… Read more »

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Fall Ten Toe Express Special Walk Line Up Announced

The 2019 Fall Ten Toe Express walking Session is right around the corner and in-person registration events begin August 9th.  Walking schedules for each walking group are being finalized and updated regularly.  Register today for the fall walking session and join us for the special walks below! Fall Registration Link: Registration Required. Fall 2019 Kickoff… Read more »

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“COLLEGE TRANSIT CHALLENGE” SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 28

Public transit is a safe, cost-effective transportation option for people of all ages, and in the St. Louis region, it’s proving to be particularly viable for students. High school, college and university students accounted for nearly 2 million MetroLink and 1.6 million MetroBus passenger trips during the last school year. To underscore the advantages of… Read more »

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Old Town Swansea Pop-Up Bike/Walk Event – Saturday, August 10

Residents and visitors of Swansea are welcome to attend this walk and bike ride to try potential streetscape improvements that could be part of the Old Town Streetscape Master Plan. Attendees will walk, ride, or both in a 1-mile loop (or shorter if you choose) to test out bike paths, sidewalks, multi-use paths, and other… Read more »

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Service Alert: MetroLink Work Scheduled July 22-27

This Monday through Thursday (July 22-25) from 8 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Union Station and Civic Center MetroLink Stations due to work on the overhead power system. During these periods, Blue Line MetroLink trains will only operate between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 and Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink… Read more »

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Registration Now Open for CMT’s 35th Annual Meeting and Luncheon

Please reserve September 19, 2019 for the Citizens for Modern Transit’s 35th Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon. This year, our keynote will be Bi-State’s new President and CEO Taulby Roach. In addition, CMT will be honoring several individuals and organizations for their commitment and leadership in support of the St. Louis’ transit system. The meeting… Read more »

CMT Expands Try and Ride Program

On July 15, Metro Transit began relocating and/or removing 450 bus stops in the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County in an effort to create faster and more efficient trips for MetroBus customers. The stops were identified during a comprehensive analysis of the spacing of the more than 5,400 bus stops that are… Read more »