CMT Expands Try and Ride Program

On July 15, Metro Transit began relocating and/or removing 450 bus stops in the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County in an effort to create faster and more efficient trips for MetroBus customers. The stops were identified during a comprehensive analysis of the spacing of the more than 5,400 bus stops that are… Read more »

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Metro Planning Elevator Rehab at Three Stations

MetroLink Elevator Rehabilitation Begins July 22 Metro Transit will repair and restore elevators at three MetroLink stations in and near downtown St. Louis beginning on Monday, July 22. To accommodate this rehabilitation work, each of the three elevators will need to be out of service for approximately five months. The first elevator scheduled to go… Read more »

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Thank You to the 2019 CMT Wall of Fame Contributors

CMT’s 35th Anniversary celebration on July 31st is quickly approaching.  We want to give a warm and heartfelt thank you to all the contributors to the 2019 CMT Wall of Fame.  Each contributor will receive an original token from the original production of the 1993 Wall of Fame, still on display at the Convention Center… Read more »

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MPTA Education Series: Recruiting, Hiring, Building, Developing and Retaining a Sustainable Driver Workforce Training

The Missouri Public Transit Association is offering a special one-day training on Recruiting, Hiring, Building, Developing and Retaining a Sustainable Driver Workforce in partnership with the Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) on October 29, 2019 in Jefferson City, MO at MoDOT Central Offices, 1511 Missouri Blvd., Blue Room, Jefferson City, MO. Transit driver recruitment… Read more »

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Ten Toe Express Fall 2019 Registration is Now Open!

Registration is now open for the 2019 Fall Session of the Ten Toe Express! The 12-week walking program hosts hundreds of walkers per session with a variety of dates, times, and destinations.  Participants can register in person on online here. The Ten Toe Express Program is designed to help individuals experience just how easy it… Read more »


Developer expands in Cortex district with $115 million building

Ventas Inc., a Chicago-based real estate investment trust, is expanding in St. Louis with a new $115 million development in the Cortex innovation district. The 320,000 square foot development at 4210 Duncan, expected to be completed by the end of 2021, is located near four other Ventas owned buildings in the district that total 700,000… Read more »

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Metro Changes to Missouri Bus Stops – July 15

On July 15, Metro Transit will begin relocating or removing 450 bus stops in the City of St. Louis and in St. Louis County in Missouri in an effort to create faster and more efficient trips for MetroBus customers. The stops were identified during a comprehensive analysis of the spacing of the more than 5,400… Read more »

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CMT Panel on Development Talks Benefits Beyond the Ride

A safe, reliable public transit system is credited with much more than simply getting people to and from destinations. It plays a key role in stimulating economic development and attracting and retaining business. To further reinforce the impact transit has on our region, CMT brought together local and national experts  to discuss the opportunity that… Read more »


Weigh In Today on Key Enhancements Needed at 5 MetroLink Stations

A Metro study is currently underway being led by consultant WSP to look at enhancements to five stations along the MetroLink alignment: Laclede’s Landing, 8th & Pine, Convention Center, Forest Park and Delmar.   The study will be looking for enhancements/improvements to meet the following goals: enhance customer experience, activate the space around transit stations, and… Read more »

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MetroLink Work Schedule and Clark Avenue Stairway Closure

The MetroLink will undergo scheduled maintenance and infrastructure work along the light rail system that may cause slight delays to their MetroLink trips the week of: June 17-22. MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Brentwood I-64 and Richmond Heights MetroLink Stations to accommodate track maintenance at the following dates and times: Monday,… Read more »


Sponsorship Opportunities for upcoming 35th CMT Annual Meeting

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 »


Transit and Green Infrastructure on the Ten Toe Express     

Citizens for Modern Transit and the Green Business Challenge are teaming up with other local stakeholders to host a special event for the July Green Business Challenge seminar.  The tour will take place on July 10, 2019, from 8:30 am to 11 am, beginning and concluding at the UMSL North MetroLink Station. Green Business Challenge… Read more »


2019 Midwest/SW Transit Conference Agenda Announced

The 2019 Midwest/SW Transit Conference agenda is now available.   The conference is scheduled for September 11-13, 2019.  Visit the conference website to sign up today! WEDNESDAY 10:00 – 4:00 Registration for 2019 Conference 10:00 – 2:00 IA, NE and MO Association Meetings 10:00 – 2:00 SWTA Board Meeting 2:00 – 4:00 FTA PTASP Workshop, Presented… Read more »


IL Infrastructure Bill passes with Funding for MetroLink Expansion

Illinois legislators concluded their spring session on Sunday, June 1, by passing a six-year, $45 billion infrastructure bill. Downstate transit agencies like the St. Clair County Transit District were allocated more than $355 million to support their activities including $96 million for a MetroLink Extension from Scott Air Force Base to MidAmerica Airport. The bill is… Read more »