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Metro Transit has Released a Statement on COVID-19

St. Louis Metro Transit has released the following statement and list of resources regarding the COVID-19 virus.  The full statement and original page can be viewed here. “We are keeping a close eye on COVID-19 developments and are in communications with local, regional and state health officials. As a precaution, we have enhanced our cleaning… Read more »

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CMT Seeking Graphic Designer for Spring Campaign

Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with the campaign for CMT’s Transit: Passport to STL education program to promote ridership on the transit system.  The goal will be to increase ridership on the system over the summer months. Work products will include creation of one transit passport,… Read more »

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St.  Louis Looks to MicroTransit for First, Last Mile Journeys and Beyond

As Metro Transit and the St. Clair County Transit District undergo changes with the complete re-visioning of their bus systems in Missouri and Illinois, MicroTransit is beginning to fill not only first/last mile needs but the gaps in service where a large, fixed-route bus no longer makes sense.   MicroTransit is demand-responsive transportation that offers flexible… Read more »

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Amtrak’s Missouri River Runner Updates Departure Times for Missouri

The Amtrak Missouri River Runner, train #311.  Starting on March 23, the departure time of #311 will be 8:15 am from Amtrak’s St. Louis, Missouri – Gateway Station with the following arrival times for each destination: Kirkwood: 8:44 am Washington: 9:21 am Hermann: 9:49 am Jefferson City: 10:36 am Sedalia: 11:49 am Warrensburg: 12:20 pm Lee’s Summit: 1:04… Read more »

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Dozens of Missouri MetroBus Route Updates to Come March 16

Metro Transit will make adjustments to more than two dozen MetroBus routes in the City of St. Louis and in St. Louis starting Monday, March 16, as part of the quarterly service change. Following the implementation of a redesigned MetroBus service plan last fall, Metro has been closely monitoring trip data and reviewing feedback from… Read more »

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Benefits of Locating near Transit Highlighted at latest Talking Transit Event

Locating near transit has a direct impact on property values according to Hugh Morris, Smart Growth Program Director at the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).  CMT’ Talking Transit featured the recently released results of the NAR and American Public Transit Association (APTA) report, “The Real Estate Mantra:  Locate Near Transit. ”  Morris shared insights from… Read more »

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And the 2020 Bus Crush Poetry Contest Winner is…

Congratulations to John Robertson for winning the CMT 2020 Bus Crush poetry contest.  John’s winning poem can be found below.  Participants were asked to submit a love poem for public transit to reveal their “Bus Crush.” Poets were required to use #LoveInMotion or #IHeartTransit when posting their poems to social media to be eligible to win.  After a round of… Read more »

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CMT Honored with 2020 Arcus Award

The St. Louis Regional Chamber and presenting sponsor RubinBrown announced 2020 Arcus Awards last night during a live reveal streamed event on Facebook and live-tweeted on Twitter. The Arcus Awards celebrate extraordinary achievements of private businesses, governmental organizations, innovators and non-profits that are making the St. Louis region an attractive place to live, work and… Read more »

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Bi-State Area Leaders Sign Metro Transit Security Agreement

An agreement that outlines a framework for providing a safer, more secure and more comfortable ride for Metro Transit customers was signed today by St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern and Bi-State Development President and CEO Taulby Roach at East-West Gateway… Read more »

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Commuters “Hopping on Transit” at Select Transit Centers POSTPONED

This event has been postponed.  A new date will be set for late Spring. Thanks.  Transit is a safe, beneficial transportation option utilized daily by thousands of St. Louis area residents. To demonstrate appreciation to these individuals and reinforce why transit is a sweet ride, representatives of Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit, Metro Transit… Read more »

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Cancelled – COMMUNITY PAINTING EVENT SET FOR MARCH 14 in MAPLEWOOD

Update: As conditions continue to change rapidly right now around the corona virus in St. Louis, we are canceling the community paint event scheduled for this Saturday for the Maplewood MetroBus Stop to ensure the safety of the participants. Thank you for your understanding.     The Maplewood Transit Stop Transformation project is a joint initiative… Read more »

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2020 Bus Crush Poetry Contest Vote

Update: Voting has closed. You can view all poem entries below. The 2020 Bus Crush poetry contest has come to an end. What did we learn? The bus is your friend! Now cast your vote through the survey below. Do it today, and don’t be slow! Deadline Friday, February 28th, 2020. 2020 Entries:    … Read more »

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Spring 2020 Ten Toe Express Walks Announced

The Ten Toe Express kicks-off on April 1, 2020 with a special walk of the St. Louis Armory with real estate developer Green Street.  Find out more and stay up to date on all upcoming Ten Toe Express walks and register for the spring session at tentoes.cmt-stl.org. Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – Kickoff Walk: St. Louis… Read more »

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Be a Voice for Transit Investment

Public transportation serves as a link between people and possibilities. It’s also delivering on a PROMISE to promote equality, job creation, stronger economies and the vibrancy of local neighborhoods. Unfortunately, the lack of state funding over the past several years is negatively impacting transit access. We need your help. Please consider making a difference by voicing… Read more »