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MetroBus #76 McDonnell-Waterford to be Rerouted for 18 Months

Beginning on Monday, August 3, the #76 McDonnell-Waterford MetroBus route will not be able to serve Pershall Road between Ford Lane and Graham Road in North St. Louis County due to the I-270 road construction project. The #76 McDonnell-Waterford will be rerouted for the duration of the MoDOT project, which is scheduled to take 18 months. … Continued

A New View of Metro Public Safety

As Metro’s new public safety staff continues to make improvements, the team under the leadership of Metro Transit General Manager of Public Safety Kevin Scott wants to provide a firsthand look at the newly instituted practices and protocols.   The Ride Along with Metro Public Safety Program will initially be instituted with opportunities for Bi-State Development … Continued

2020 Ten Toe Express Fall Session Kickoff Announced

Mark your calendar for the 2020 Ten Toe Express Fall Session with a kickoff walk scheduled for September 2, 2020.  As the region continues to deal with the impacts of COVID-19, Citizens for Modern Transit will be taking extra precautions this year for its walks. All registered walkers will receive a Ten Toe Express banded … Continued

STL Transit Passport Week One Winner Announced

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), in partnership with Metro Transit and St. Clair County Transit District, is promoting how easy it is to utilize the region’s safe, reliable and robust public transportation system to access hundreds of St. Louis’ hottest attractions this summer through its Board, Explore & Win campaign. The first of several weekly drawings … Continued

Reserve Your Spot at CMT’s 36th Annual Meeting

Please reserve September 17, 2020 for the Citizens for Modern Transit’s 36th Annual Meeting & Awards Event. Due to the pandemic’s impact on our daily lives, the CMT Annual Meeting will look a little different this year as a virtual event.  However, we hope you will consider joining us to help celebrate transit wins in … Continued

#1 Gold and #5 Green MetroBus Routes Return to Service on July 20

Metro Transit riders will have more options available for their commute, as Metro Transit continues to restore service on Missouri MetroBus routes that were temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, July 20, service will resume on the #1 Gold and #5 Green MetroBus routes. The #1 Gold will operate on a Saturday … Continued

CMT Offers Scholarships for the 2020 Missouri Public Transit Virtual Conference

With rising COVID numbers and increasing travel bans for agencies, the Missouri Public Transit Association will be moving the 2020 Missouri Public Transit Conference and Expo to a virtual event.  The two-day, intensive conference will be held virtually on Sept. 9-10, 2020. Registration cost will be $275 per participant. CMT is offering several scholarships for … Continued

Metro Transit Launches New On-Demand Transit Service – Via

  Metro Transit is partnering with Via, a public mobility service company, to launch a new on-demand transit service for the St. Louis region. The new service, called Via Metro STL, will be introduced in two areas – in southwest St. Louis County including Fenton and Valley Park, and in North St. Louis County and … Continued

County Council Approves FY21 Bi-State Appropriation

The St. Louis County Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to send the Bi-State Development Agency its fiscal year 2021 operating and capital budget. Each year, Bi-State goes through an appropriation process with both the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County.  The budget request was for $134 million ($133,992,195) and represents 80% of the funding … Continued

Bi-State Board Approves Ride & Abide Policy at June 26 Meeting

On Friday, June 26, the Bi-State Development Board voted unanimously to approve the Ride & Abide Policy previously approved at the Bi-State Security Sub-committee in May.   The Ride and Abide policy was originally one of the action items outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the locally elected officials and Bi-State in May of … Continued

Board, Explore & Win 

Public transit is essential and can get you where you want to go. To reinforce this message, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), in partnership with Metro Transit and St. Clair County Transit District, is promoting how easy it is to utilize the region’s safe, reliable and robust public transportation system to access hundreds of St. … Continued

METRO TRANSIT LEADERSHIP PROVIDES UPDATE ON RIDERSHIP, COVID-19 RESPONSE EFFORTS AND SAFETY/SECURITY DURING CMT’S VIRTUAL “TALKING TRANSIT” EVENT

Ridership on the region’s public transit system was up for the first time in 40 months before COVID-19 hit, triggering significant impacts that have required ongoing response. Key learnings from those attending Citizens for Modern Transit’s virtual “Talking Transit” event held today via Zoom included details of Metro Transit’s work to protect the welfare of … Continued


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