CMT Giving Tuesday

Stand Alongside CMT with a year-end gift!

Make a difference with charities and causes you will support in 2018, please consider a year-end gift to Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT). As the regional transit advocacy organization, CMT is continually working to improve and expand transit options throughout the St. Louis region. As you know, public transportation provides thousands of local residents with access to jobs,… Read more »

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Fall for MetroLink and MicroBrews

There is still time to sign up to walk, ride and taste with us! The fall MetroLink and MicroBrews walk is right around the corner! Discover Down Town’s Microbreweries with a visit to Brick River Cider Co. and the Schlafly Tap Room via MetroLink on Thursday, November 8th, 2018.  Walkers will depart from the Shrewsbury… Read more »

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Halloween Laughs and Gasps Accessible by MetroBus and MetroLink

St. Louis is full of haunted attractions, from top rated haunted houses with Hollywood-grade special effects, to historical homes inhabited by specters of St. Louisans past.  There are transit accessible tricks and treats across the area including, trips to the pumpkin patch, planning an escape room getaway, or looking for a paranormal experience with a… Read more »

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Invest in CMT, Make a Difference, Drive Transit to Success

Stand alongside Citizens for Modern Transit this Fall because Public Transit Matters In addition to serving as the sole means for many to get to work and access needed goods and services, transit plays a key role in fueling local economies.  It attracts business and  industry, sparks development, influences employee mobility, promotes equality and much…. Read more »

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Metro Transit Seeks Public Input for Network Changes

 Metro Transit will hold informational meetings at transit locations to gather final input for Metro Reimagined plan.  Metro Transit is asking its riders and the public for final feedback on the nearly completed draft of the Metro Reimagined plan, which will impact MetroBus routes in the City of St. Louis and in St. Louis County…. Read more »

SLU President appointed to Bi-State Board of Commissioners

Governor Parson named St. Louis University President Fred Pestello to the 10-member Bi-State Development Agency of the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District board comprised of five Illinois appointees and five Missouri appointees on Thursday, Oct. 18. Dr. Pestello is the President of Saint Louis University, where he is also a professor of sociology. Dr. Pestello has taught… Read more »

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86% of Americans Support Fed Funding for Public Transportation

A new HNTB Corp. America THINKS national public opinion survey finds 86% of Americans believe government should help fund public transportation. According to survey data, this belief is held most strongly among Americans living in urban areas (92%), 85% of suburban respondents, as well as 79% of those living in rural areas agree. According to… Read more »

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CMT Board supports Prop. D While Calling for Additional Investment in Transit

The Citizens for Modern Transit Board of Directors recently endorsed Proposition D in support of transportation infrastructure funding at its Oct. 11 Board meeting, however, the Board also called on  the Missouri Department of Transportation, the Missouri Transportation and Highway  Commission and the Missouri General Assembly to prioritize transit investment as well.   As the legislature and Governor examine… Read more »

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MetroLink Access Pilot Provides Snapshot on Possibilities for MetroLink Security in Future

While the MetroLink Access Pilot only lasted for 26 days, the project provided a snapshot of what could be with regards to access control and opportunities around the MetroLink stations for security measures.  Riders, law enforcement representatives and regional stakeholders weighed in on the increased level of comfort/confidence in the system with the increased attention/presence… Read more »

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CMT Board Elects Brandon Flinn to Three-Year Term on Board

  Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) announced the election of Brandon Flinn to its Board of Directors. Flinn was elected by a unanimous vote at the Oct. 11 CMT Board meeting.  Brandon Flinn is the business manager of the Eastern Missouri Laborers District Council (EMLDC).  Flinn has worked in the field  for various road, bridge… Read more »

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Ten Toe Express® Walk Leader Receives AARP Missouri Andrus Award for 2018

Congratulations are in order for Loretta M. Davis, AARP Missouri Andrus Award Recipient for 2018.  The AARP Andrus Award for Community Service is the association’s most prestigious volunteer tribute and recognizes outstanding individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others.  Loretta is an invaluable part of the AARP… Read more »

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St. Louis Development Boom Accessible by Transit

New developments have been announced across the St. Louis landscape.  Recently, the St. Louis Business Journal published an article detailing the $8 billion worth of projects slated and recently completed between the Arch and Washington University.  CMT dug deeper to find out how many of these new projects are accessible by transit.  The list of… Read more »

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Don’t Miss Panel Discussion on Transit Security Best Practices on November 16

Sacramento, Portland, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Washington DC talking Security on MetroLink Sponsored by Citizens for Modern Transit, St. Louis Regional Chamber, and East-West Gateway Council of Governments, don’t miss this opportunity to hear from experts from other cities on their Transit Security Programs and their thoughts on security on the St. Louis MetroLink System at… Read more »