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Quarterly Metro Incident Report Demonstrates Progress with Law Enforcement Partners

Metro Public Safety releases a quarterly incident report in partnership with the MetroLink Task Force each quarter. The report highlights incidents in comparison to the prior year. The 3rd Quarter report for 2022 (July-September) demonstrates incidents per MetroLink boardings are holding at .0001 (10 incidents per 100,000 boardings). MetroLink boards in the third quarter increased … Continued

Next Metro Transit Hiring Event Scheduled for January 28

The next Metro Transit hiring event is scheduled for Saturday, January 28, 2023,  This event will be held at the Metro Transit Central Facility located at 3300 Spruce Street in St. Louis. On-site interviews will be conducted from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on January 28 for MetroBus operators, Metro Call-A-Ride operators, Transit Service Managers … Continued

State Investment in Transit Tops List of CMT’s Legislative Priorities for 2023

While 2022 delivered a legislative win for transit, transit investment and addressing the operator shortage top the list of legislative  priorities as the organization moves into 2023.  The CMT Board of  Directors passed their 2023 Policy Agenda CMT at their December meeting, and state investment in Missouri and Illinois are top priorities. STATE Missouri saw … Continued

Missouri River Runner Suspension Extended

Amtrak’s temporary suspension of the Missouri River Runner route has been extended.  Trains #311 and #316, which normally operate between St. Louis and Kansas City will not be running through December 15, 2022.  Amtrak plans to resume normal operations on December 16. Amtrak is dealing with a lack of available rail cars, as well as … Continued

CMT Selects Consultant for Transit Transformation Graphic Design Project

CMT has selected Karbel Multimedia for its Transit Transformation campaign. Karbel Multimedia was selected from a pool of 5 proposals – evaluated based on the following established criteria: 1. Qualifications of person/firm conducting the work 2. Proposal Quality 3. Product samples – samples provided and/or on firm website need to be relevant to work being … Continued

MetroLink Expansion in Illinois is on Track

    The St. Clair County Transit District has released an RFP for construction for the MetroLink expansion project in St. Clair County to MidAmerica Airport.   Bids are due in January with the goal to have the project awarded by the end of January, 2023.    If there are no delays, construction would begin in March … Continued

Missouri River Runner Service Reductions Extended Past Thanksgiving

Amtrak’s temporary service reductions for the Missouri River Runner have been extended.  Trains #311 and #316, which normally operate between St. Louis and Kansas City will not be running through December 4, 2022.  Amtrak plans to resume normal operations on December 5. Amtrak is dealing with staffing shortages impacting their ability to perform necessary preventative … Continued

Metro Service Change: Monday, November 28

Metro Transit will make schedule and service adjustments to MetroLink and 42 MetroBus routes in Missouri and Illinois beginning on Monday, November 28. This includes returning Blue Line MetroLink service to the Fairview Heights MetroLink Station and suspension of service on the #71 Patterson-Redman MetroBus route. These service adjustments will improve MetroBus-MetroLink connections and should … Continued

VOTERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY SUPPORT PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AT THE BALLOT BOX

According to Center for Transportation Excellence, 29 out of 36 measures supporting public transit passed so far Voters on Tuesday demonstrated overwhelming support for public transit by approving 14 out of 19 measures supporting public transit. According to the Center for Transportation Excellence,  last night’s results add to the 15 public transit measures already passed by … Continued

Consider a Year-End Gift to CMT to Continue Transit Stop Transformations

As the region’s transit advocacy organization, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) works to champion, challenge and encourage the advancement of public transit access to help better connect communities, promote equity, improve safety and drive economic growth. Its vision, tenacity and extraordinary leadership continues to play a fundamental role in maintaining a safe, integrated and affordable … Continued


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