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County Council Advances Transit Funding in Bill 62

Last fall, the County Council withheld $5 Million from the Bi-State appropriation requesting an update on safety/security before the remaining funds would be appropriated. After several meetings with Bi-State CEO Taulby Roach and St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, the council voted 7-0 last night to advance Bill 62 to a final vote next week… Read more »

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Spring 2019 Kickoff – Ten Toes Tours the Gateway Arch

Join us for the 2019 Ten Toe Express® kickoff walk exploring St. Louis history at the St. Louis Arch!  Ten Toe Express® walkers will be treated to a guided tour of the newly remodeled Gateway Arch Museum with an emphasis on St. Louis History.  The Museum at the Gateway Arch covers 201 years of history about… Read more »

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Metro Transit Quarterly Service Change Scheduled for March 18

Metro Transit will make adjustments to nine MetroBus routes on March 18 as part of the quarterly service change. Metro monitors and reviews feedback from riders and operators, and uses this feedback and other trip data to make updates to MetroBus routes and schedules. These service updates improve on-time performance and MetroLink connections, and are… Read more »

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CMT members urged to reach out to County Council members on Bill 62

Last fall, the County Council withheld $5 Million from the Bi-State appropriation requesting an update on safety/security before the remaining funds would be appropriated. Significant actions have been taken to improve the security of the Metro Transit system over the last two months, and with the release of the recent MetroLink Security System-wide Assessment, more… Read more »

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Transit is the New Official App for Metro Transit

Metro Transit has announced Transit as the official real-time information and trip-planning mobile application for the St. Louis region’s public transportation system. Transit counts millions of active users in more than 175 cities worldwide, including tens of thousands in Metro Transit’s service areas: the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County in Missouri, and… Read more »

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2019 Midwest/SW Transit Conference will be held September 11-13 at the Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza in Kansas City, MO

Registration is now open for the 2019 Midwest/SW Transit Conference which will be held September 11-13 at the Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza in Kansas City, MO.  The conference will provide a space for transit professionals, stakeholders, elected and interested citizens across the Midwest to share innovative ideas and best practices with a variety of top presentations, workshops and… Read more »

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Bi-State Development Welcomes Herbert Simmons to Its Board of Commissioners

Bi-State Development announced Herbert Simmons is the newest member appointed to its Board of Commissioners. The St. Clair County Board recently approved Simmons’ appointment to the board. Simmons, Director of the St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), replaces Jeffrey K. Watson whose board term had expired.  Additionally, Simmons was recently elected Chairman of the… Read more »

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CITIZENS FOR MODERN TRANSIT ELECTS HINDERLITER TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) announced the election of Charles Hinderliter, Director of Government Affairs for St. Louis REALTORS® and resident of St. Louis County, to its Board of Directors. He will serve a three year-term. Prior to taking on his current position with St. Louis REALTORS®, Hinderliter worked at the St. Louis Regional Chamber… Read more »

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Join CMT in Celebrating 35 Years of Moving Transit Forward

Citizens for Modern Transit, founded in 1985, will be celebrating 35 years of advocating for public transit on July 31, 2019 at Innovation Hall adjacent to the Cortex MetroLink Station to mark the occasion and invite you to join us as a sponsor. Three and a half decades ago CMT began its mission to introduce MetroLink… Read more »

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Ten Toe Express® Spring 2019 Special Walks Announced

The Spring 2019 Ten Toe Express® Session will kick off on Wednesday, April 3 and run 12 weeks.  The AARP sponsored program started in 2007 and has introduced more than 8,000 active older adults and residents to the region’s transit system and the places they can go using it.  Don’t miss all the great walks… Read more »

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Senate moves Conceal/Carry Bill on Transit Forward

The Senate Transportation Committee voted out SB39 yesterday which would allow conceal carry on transit vehicles in Missouri. It has been placed on the Senate Perfection Calendar.  It is the 4th bill on that calendar so it’s possible the Senate could get to the bill very quickly.  CMT urges you to reach out to the senators who represent… Read more »

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CITIZENS FOR MODERN TRANSIT HONORED FOR 25 YEARS OF FURTHERING PUBLIC TRANSIT IN REGION

Public transit in the St. Louis region plays a key role in providing access and equality, creating jobs, building stronger economies and furthering the vibrancy of local neighborhoods. The strength of the local system is a result of the unwavering commitment of many local leaders, businesses and organizations – including Kimberly Cella, executive director of… Read more »