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 »

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Coat Donations Needed for Toasty on Transit Pop-up Coat Exchange

To help commuters stay toasty on transit this winter, Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit, AARP in St. Louis, the Bureau of Transit Police, St. Clair County Transit District and UMSL are teaming up to host a Pop-up Coat Exchange. There will be coat racks at the Belleville and North Hanley MetroLink stations from Dec…. Read more »

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St. Clair County Transit District to Introduce MicroTransit in East St. Louis

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) announced the launch of Pilot Program on November 1 to provide flexible, on-demand, shared ride service for areas outside walking distance in East St. Louis to transit.   The St. Clair County Transit District’s six-month pilot program is made possible through a partnership with TransLoc and Southwestern Illinois College… Read more »

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County Council Approves Partial Bi-State 2020 Appropriation

After several months of discussions, the St. Louis County Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to send the Bi-State Development Agency about two-thirds of the money it requested for its 2020 annual budget appropriation.  Each year, Bi-State goes through an appropriation process with both the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County.   This year’s appropriation request… Read more »

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St. Louis County Takes on Action Plan for Walking and Biking

St. Louis County is undertaking an Action Plan for Walking and Biking. The Action Plan will be a countywide plan that provides a guide for improving walking and biking conditions throughout St. Louis County over the next 20 years. “We know that transit riders having a walking component at one or both ends of their transit… Read more »

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Bi-State Development Recognizes CMT for 35 years of Transit Advocacy

Bi-State Development recognized Citizens for Modern Transit at their September Board meeting for 35 years of transit advocacy in the region.   CMT Board Chair June McAllister Fowler and Executive Director Kimberly Cella were on hand to receive the award from Bi-State CEO and President Taulby Roach and Bi-State Board Chair Mike Buehlhorn. “We are honored… Read more »

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RFQ Released for Design Collaborator for Maplewood MetroBus Project

Citizens for Modern Transit, the regional transit advocacy organization, and AARP St. Louis are working to activate the space around a Maplewood MetroBus Stop at the corner of Marshall and Manchester with the help of the City of Maplewood, Citizens National Bank and KaBOOM!, a nonprofit headquartered in Washington, D.C., that helps communities build playgrounds… Read more »

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CITIZENS FOR MODERN TRANSIT ELECTS NEW OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS

The region’s transit advocacy organization, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), elected several new officers and members to its Board of Directors during the organization’s 35th Annual Meeting held in downtown St. Louis. Hart Nelson, associate vice chancellor of workforce solutions at St. Louis Community College, and Sheila Holm, associate state director for community outreach for… Read more »