skip to main content

CMT Celebrated 40 Years – Now Stepping into Tomorrow

Members, stakeholders, elected officials and friends joined us on June 20 in celebration of Citizens for Modern Transit’s 40th Anniversary. We reminisced about the organization’s work over the last four decades to champion, challenge, encourage and advocate for public transit – while reaffirming our mission to increase access, drive economic growth and improve quality of … Continued

CMT Welcomes Centene Foundation as New Program Sponsor

Citizens for Modern Transit is pleased to welcome the Centene Foundation as a sponsor of the CMT Ten Toe Express® Fall program, along with long time sponsor AARP® in St. Louis. The Centene Foundation, a private nonprofit focused on investing in economically challenged communities, is the philanthropic arm of Centene. The CMT Ten Toe Express® … Continued

MO Governor Makes Two Appointments to Bi-State Board

On June 5, Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s office announced appointments to various boards and commissions including the Bi-State Board of Directors.   The following appointments include: Winston Calvert, of University City, was appointed from a slate from St. Louis County. Mr. Calvert manages a private consulting firm providing solutions to the complex challenges business and nonprofit … Continued


Citizens for Modern Transit and AARP in St. Louis are seeking public input on the design concepts recently released to transform the MetroBus Stop #9045, located at 13th Street and Gravois Avenue near Soulard in the City of St. Louis. The project is part of the partnering organizations’ next “Transit Stop Transformation” Project. The design … Continued

Metro Transit’s Gateway Go Card Returns for Summer 2024

Metro Transit has announced the return of the Gateway Go Card for the summer of 2024. The pass is valid from June 1 to August 31 and costs $80. To purchase, the individual must be between the ages of 13 and 25. Valid on both MetroBus and MetroLink, the pass provides area youth the ability … Continued

Exchange of Expired Metro Transit Passes Ends June 28

As of June 28, 2024, Metro Transit will no longer accept expired, unused Metro One-Day Passes and MetroLink Tickets in exchange for valid fare. Expiration dates are printed on Metro One-Day Passes and One-Ride MetroLink Tickets. These tickets are not eligible for a refund, but can be exchanged for valid fare from now through June … Continued

CMT Seeking Intern for Fall 2024

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seeking an intern for the Fall 2024 starting in late August/early September. CMT offers paid internship positions every spring, summer and fall, allowing students and recent graduates the opportunity to work closely with our team and gain insight into the public transit arena in addition to nonprofit management, administration, … Continued

Big Wins for Public Transit This Year

Letter to the Editor, Columbia Missourian, May 29, 2024 The Missouri legislative session ended with two key wins for public transit as the state continues to better understand the economics behind transit accessibility. For the first time, Governor Parson recommended transit investment as part of his budget recommendations, and a total of $11.7 million has … Continued

Metro Announces Upcoming Changes to Call-A-Ride Service in the Region

Metro Transit released a series of updates related to their Metro Call-A-Ride program, including changes to look for over the course of the next few months.   Call-A-Ride Phone Provider Change On Friday, May 24, Call-A-Ride is switching to a new phone provider. As this switchover takes place, the primary Call-A-Ride phone number, 314-982-1505, may … Continued

Weigh in on the design for the City Bus Stop at 13th & Gravois

Citizens for Modern Transit is teaming up with AARP in St. Louis and Metro Transit to activate the space around a city bus stop at 13th and Gravois near Soulard. This joint initiative, known as the “Transit Stop Transformation Project,” will transform the area around the MetroBus stop into a welcoming, engaging space that cultivates … Continued

Commuters Encouraged to “Dump the Pump” and Save on June 20

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is teaming up with the St. Clair County Transit District and Metro Transit, in conjunction with National “Dump the Pump” Day on June 20 to encourage area commuters to take transit instead of driving and begin benefitting from the many cost-savings associated with taking the MetroLink and/or MetroBus. Commuters who … Continued

Translate »