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CMT seeking Intern to Join the Team

  Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seeking an intern for the Fall 2023 semester 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 … Continued

Metal Detector Pilot Program Coming to MetroLink

Bi-State Development announced today it is launching a pilot program with metal detectors at select MetroLink stations in the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County in Missouri and St. Clair County in Illinois. Transit riders will walk through metal detectors to gain access to MetroLink platforms. The mobile metal detectors will be rotated … Continued

Importance of Public Transit Access to Equitable Access to Health Care

  A recent report by the Urban Institute finds that more than one in five adults with limited access to public transit skip healthcare visits because of transportation barriers, which can negatively impact long-term health.  Similarly, research shows that the expansion of a public transit system, such as the development of a new light rail … Continued

CMT Ten Toe Express Monday Walk Leader Needed

More than 8,000 area residents have collectively trekked thousands of miles exploring the St. Louis region through more than 1,000 guided tours utilizing their own ten toes and Metro Transit.  Currently, there are more than 300 returning older adults each session that participate in several different CMT Ten Toe Express Walking Groups along with new members each … Continued

RFP for Public Art Released for 5th & Missouri Transformation Project

The “Transit Stop Transformation Project” is a collaboration between Citizens for Modern Transit, AARP St. Louis, St. Clair County Transit District and Metro Transit working together to activate the space around the Belleville Metro Transit Center.  This joint-initiative, will convert the transit center area into a fun, artistic space that encourages active play, cultivates community, … Continued

Metro Transit Hiring Event Scheduled for this Saturday, April 29, 2023

Metro Transit’s next hiring event is scheduled for this Saturday, April 29, at the Brentwood MetroBus Facility located at 3000 S. Brentwood Blvd from 10 a.m until 2 p.m. Interviews will be held for positions such as MetroBus operators, Metro Call-A-Ride operators, mechanics and electricians with the potential for $2,000 signing bonuses. On-site interviews will … Continued

Transit is a Focal Point for Placemaking

 During its “Talking Transit” event held Wednesday, April 26, Citizens for Modern Transit highlighted how transit is a focal point for placemaking, which is an emerging concept that transforms places people simply pass through in route to their next destination – like MetroLink Stations and MetroBus Stops – into active, engaging corridors that connect individuals … Continued

MetroLink Weekly Single Track Operations for April 19-21

   MetroLink will operate on a single track at different locations along the light rail system during select evenings this week to allow crews to perform necessary construction and maintenance work. Single track operations will take place from 7 p.m. to the end of service on Wednesday and Thursday (April 19 & 20) and from … Continued

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