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CMT Selects Graphic Design Consultant for Spring Ten Toe Express Program

CMT has selected Leslie Neese for the 2020 Spring Ten Toe Express Campaign. Leslie Neese was selected from a pool of eight proposals – evaluated based on the following established criteria: Qualifications of person/firm conducting the work Proposal Quality Product samples – samples provided and/or on firm website need to be relevant to work being asked to be completed. Once the… Read more »


Bi-State Development Awards Contract for Public Safety and Security Services

The Bi-State Development (BSD) Agency Board of Commissioners’ approved a new contract with G4S Security Solution (USA) Inc (formerly Wackenhut Security Services) for Public Safety and Security Services at a special meeting held on December 10, 2019. The BSD issued a request for proposals on August 19, 2019, to several prospective Offerors seeking qualified security… Read more »


Toasty on Transit Pop-Up Coat Exchange Kickoff

The Toasty on Transit Pop-up Coat Exchange officially kicked-off this morning with a rider appreciation event at all three locations – Belleville and North Hanley MetroLink Stations as well as the North County Transit Center. Representatives of the partnering organizations – Citizens for Modern Transit, the Bureau of Transit Police,  Metro Transit, Metro Transit Public… Read more »

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Maplewood Transit Stop Transformation Project Concepts Unveiled

The design ideas for the Maplewood MetroBus stop were unveiled to the public during the Maplewood Christmas Tree Walk on Friday, Dec. 6, allowing the local community members to weigh-in. The “Transit Stop Transformation Project” is a collaboration between Citizens for Modern Transit and AARP St. Louis with the help of the City of Maplewood,… Read more »


Design Ideas for “Transit Stop Transformation Project” to be Shared During the Maplewood Christmas Tree Walk on Dec. 6

Citizens for Modern Transit, the regional transit advocacy organization, and AARP St. Louis are working to activate the space around a Maplewood MetroBus Stop with the help of the City of Maplewood, Citizens National Bank and KaBOOM!, a national non-profit that partners with communities to expand play opportunities for kids. This joint initiative, known as… Read more »

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Metro Quarterly Service Change Scheduled for December 2

Metro Transit will make adjustments to 16 MetroBus routes on Monday, December 2, as part of its quarterly service change. Following the implementation of a redesigned MetroBus service plan on September 30, Metro has been monitoring trip data and reviewing feedback from riders and operators. This information has been used to update MetroBus routes and… Read more »


Citizens For Modern Transit Partners with Cyberup to Strengthen Local Workforce and Encourage Transit Use

In an effort to strengthen the local cybersecurity workforce and make it easier for those interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity to access training and education, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) has announced a new partnership with St. Louis-based CyberUp that will give students participating in the nonprofit’s eight-week cybersecurity training program the option… Read more »


Transit Funding tops list of CMT’s 2020 Policy Agenda

Transit funding, regional transit priorities and safety top the list of CMT’s Policy Agenda for 2020.  Citizens for Modern Transit recently released its FY19 Legislative Priorities. The economic future of the State of Missouri is tied directly to our commitment to funding of the State’s infrastructure.  Public transit serves every county in Missouri – both rural and urban, and the… Read more »


Group Releases Survey on Transportation Needs in  O’Fallon, MO

Transportation Access for St. Charles County (TASCC), a group formed to address transportation needs in the area, announced the launch of a survey aimed at assessing the needs and opportunities related to transportation for businesses and their employees in the City of O’Fallon, MO, primarily along the Highway K corridor between Highway P and Interstate… Read more »


Invest in Transit. See Economic Returns. Help St. Louis Thrive.

You can make a difference this #GivingTuesday, please consider a year-end gift to Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT). As the regional transit advocacy organization, CMT is continually working to improve and expand transit options throughout the St. Louis region. We recently delivered the 2019 Public Transit Impact Study.  Public Transit delivers $3.67 billion in direct and indirect… Read more »



Transit is a viable transportation option in the St. Louis region, especially in the winter months and during inclement weather. To help riders stay warm, Citizens for Modern Transit, the Bureau of Transit Police, Metro Transit, Metro Transit Public Safety, St. Clair County Transit District, AARP St. Louis and University of Missouri–St. Louis are partnering… Read more »