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 »


St. Louis County Council Moves Bond Refinancing Last Night

The St. Louis County Council perfected legislation last night that would allow the county to sign off on a major bond issue refinancing from the  Cross County MetroLink extension for Bi-State Development that would provide $20 million for new public safety measures on MetroLink. Bi-State will use the $20 million to help pay for security… Read more »


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 »

College Transit


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 »


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 »


Celebrating 35 Years of Advancing Transit

Public transit goes well beyond the ride. It provides accessibility to jobs, education and healthcare. It promotes social equality. It positions the region for growth. It promises economic return. Each of these declarations underscores the difference transit is making in our local communities. It’s also what has fueled Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), the region’s… 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 » (2)

CMT Honored by St. Louis County Police

The St. Louis County Police Department (SLCPD) recently awarded Kimberly Cella, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) Executive Director, with a certificate of appreciation for her many years of service and dedication to improving the area’s public transportation system. As part of the presentation, the SLCPD reinforced how her establishment of strong working relationships with local… Read more »


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 »