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Metro Announces Upcoming Changes to Call-A-Ride Service in the Region

Metro Transit released a series of updates related to their Metro Call-A-Ride program, including changes to look for over the course of the next few months.   Call-A-Ride Phone Provider Change On Friday, May 24, Call-A-Ride is switching to a new phone provider. As this switchover takes place, the primary Call-A-Ride phone number, 314-982-1505, may … Continued

Weigh in on the design for the City Bus Stop at 13th & Gravois

Citizens for Modern Transit is teaming up with AARP in St. Louis and Metro Transit to activate the space around a city bus stop at 13th and Gravois near Soulard. This joint initiative, known as the “Transit Stop Transformation Project,” will transform the area around the MetroBus stop into a welcoming, engaging space that cultivates … Continued

Commuters Encouraged to “Dump the Pump” and Save on June 20

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is teaming up with the St. Clair County Transit District and Metro Transit, in conjunction with National “Dump the Pump” Day on June 20 to encourage area commuters to take transit instead of driving and begin benefitting from the many cost-savings associated with taking the MetroLink and/or MetroBus. Commuters who … Continued

2024 Legislative Session Wraps with Momentum Continuing for Transit Funding

The 2024 Missouri Legislative session wrapped on Friday, May 17 with a third year of increased investment in transit. HB 2004 which was approved includes $10 million in General Revenue plus $1.7 million from the State Transportation Fund for transit operations, a retention of the funding levels from 2023 which marks a 34 percent increase over 2022 … Continued

CMT/SCCTD Select Firm for Programming and PR

CMT in partnership with the St. Clair County Transit District has selected the Hauser Group for its recent RFP for PR and programming services to build ridership on transit in Illinois. The Hauser Group was selected from a pool of 3 proposals – evaluated based on the following established criteria: Qualifications of person/firm conducting the … Continued


Discussion to Highlight the Significance of Transit-Oriented Development Opportunities   As the St. Louis region looks to expand its integrated public transit system through the proposed light rail expansion project known as St. Louis MetroLink Green Line, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is raising awareness about the significance of transit-oriented development and pointing to case … Continued

Citizens for Modern Transit Welcomes New Member to the Team for Summer

Citizens for Modern Transit recently welcomed Ally Smith to the team. Smith has joined as an intern for the summer. Smith is a junior at the University of Missouri-Columbia, dual majoring in Graphic Design and Marketing. In this role, Smith will support office operations, assist with programming, and represent CMT at various community events and … Continued

Latest News on Metro’s Call-A-Ride Service

Metro Transit recently provided a series of updates on the status of their efforts to improve Metro Call-A-Ride service. Metro ADA Customer Advisory Group: Metro’s ADA Services Team is working to re-establish the ADA Customer Advisory Group. This group, made up of individuals with disabilities and connections to the disability community, are working on creating … Continued

Development Continues in Cortex Innovation District Adjacent to MetroLink

The Cortex Innovation District, a 200-acre district which houses many of St. Louis’ technology, research, and development companies, will soon see the transformation of a historic building into office and lab space. In 2019, Washington University purchased the Goodwill Building on Forest Park Avenue and Sarah Street. The school now has plans to build a … Continued

Metro Transit Update on Progress of the Secure Platform Plan

Metro Transit recently released an update on the progress of the Secure Platform Plan. When the Secure Platform Plan was initiated, it was divided into six packages to ensure progress across the system could be seen as individual packages reached completion. The following outlines the status of each of the six packages. Package 1 – … Continued

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