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Sponsorship Opportunities for upcoming 35th CMT Annual Meeting

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 »

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Transit and Green Infrastructure on the Ten Toe Express     

Citizens for Modern Transit and the Green Business Challenge are teaming up with other local stakeholders to host a special event for the July Green Business Challenge seminar.  The tour will take place on July 10, 2019, from 8:30 am to 11 am, beginning and concluding at the UMSL North MetroLink Station. Green Business Challenge… Read more »

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2019 Midwest/SW Transit Conference Agenda Announced

The 2019 Midwest/SW Transit Conference agenda is now available.   The conference is scheduled for September 11-13, 2019.  Visit the conference website to sign up today! WEDNESDAY 10:00 – 4:00 Registration for 2019 Conference 10:00 – 2:00 IA, NE and MO Association Meetings 10:00 – 2:00 SWTA Board Meeting 2:00 – 4:00 FTA PTASP Workshop, Presented… Read more »

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IL Infrastructure Bill passes with Funding for MetroLink Expansion

Illinois legislators concluded their spring session on Sunday, June 1, by passing a six-year, $45 billion infrastructure bill. Downstate transit agencies like the St. Clair County Transit District were allocated more than $355 million to support their activities including $96 million for a MetroLink Extension from Scott Air Force Base to MidAmerica Airport. The bill is… Read more »

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Metro’s Gateway Go Card Summer Youth Program Returns

The Gateway Go Card, which provides area youth a 50 percent discount to ride MetroLink and MetroBus returns this summer.  Like the successful 2018 pilot program, the program aims to provide mobility and independence to young people in the St. Louis region. The Gateway Go Card gives youth, ages 13 to 25, an affordable option… Read more »

Sports Fans Encouraged to Take Metro Transit Downtown This Weekend

Sports Fans Encouraged to Take Metro Transit Downtown This Weekend

  As Tens of thousands of sports fans descend on the streets of downtown St. Louis this weekend for the St. Louis Blues Stanley Cup Finals and the St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs game. Transit is a great option to enjoy all of the excitement without getting stuck in major traffic on the highways, crowded downtown streets and… Read more »

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Metro Transit Quarterly Service Change Scheduled for June 10

Metro Transit will make adjustments to two Illinois MetroBus routes on June 10 as part of a quarterly service change. Metro monitors and reviews feedback from riders and operators, and uses this feedback and other trip data to make updates to MetroBus routes and schedules. Details of the Quarterly Service Change Effective June 10:  Illinois… Read more »

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MO TRANSIT Providers Offer More Than Just Rides Especially During Emergencies

Transit providers across the country play a vital role in our communities.  Several benefits and services that public transportation provides are evident, while some are less obvious.  One vital way that transit providers support their communities is by providing much-needed support during emergencies.  Buses are deployed to offer temporary shelter during extreme weather events, natural… Read more »

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Metro Transit and moovel to Pilot New Mobile Ticketing Platform

Metro Transit is partnering with moovel (becoming REACH NOW) to pilot a new mobile app that will allow Metro Transit customers to purchase transit fares direct to their mobile device for select transit trips. The Metro Mobile app, available on iOS and Android devices, will begin as a pilot program to test how mobile ticketing… Read more »

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2019 Legislative Session – Missouri’s Limited Transit Investment Remains Unchanged

Missouri’s investment in transit for 2019 continues to remain the same. The Missouri Legislature just wrapped its 2019 session including its work on the FY 2020 budget. House Bill 4 (HB4) contains $100 million in general revenue for transportation infrastructure funding. It only includes $1,710,875 in State Transportation funds for transit.  Funding from General Revenue for transit… Read more »

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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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Work. Play. Everyday. Take Transit to Go Your Way.

Headed to the office, school, the zoo or a play? To the dentist, the mall, or a quick getaway? Or, maybe to one of the airports, Belleville or the Central West End? To a concert, a ball game or a night out with friends? Remember … for work or play – you can take transit… Read more »

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COMMUTERS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE TRANSIT DURING JB BRIDGE CLOSURE

Citizens for Modern Transit’s FREE Try & Ride Program Makes it  Easy for First-Time Riders to Navigate the System With the westbound lanes of the Jefferson Barracks Bridge closed for emergency repairs and heavier volume along alternative bridges and routes, Citizens for Modern Transit is encouraging commuters to take public transit. The organization has a FREE… 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 »