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CMT and Transit Bring Home a Win

Recently CMT participated in the New American Road Trip Contest.  The contest was held completely on Instagram.  CMT tied for second place with the Missouri Sierra Club.  Both organizations were recognized for their work in promoting alternative transportation options that create a positive impact on green house gas emissions in the area. Additionally, three organizations shared the… Read more »

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Jessica Mefford-Miller Officially Named Executive Director of Metro Transit

Bi-State Development has announced the appointment of Jessica Mefford-Miller as Executive Director of Metro Transit. Mefford-Miller has been serving in this position in an interim capacity since July 1. In her previous role as Assistant Executive Director for Planning and System Development at Metro, Mefford-Miller was responsible for developing and implementing mobility solutions for a… Read more »

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Taking Transit? Tell Us Your Thoughts on the MetroLink Access Project

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) teamed up with Metro, East-West Gateway Council of Governments, St. Clair County Transit District, the Organization for Black Struggle and local law enforcement to pilot a MetroLink Access Project designed to help improve fare validation at three highly utilized MetroLink stations.  The project kicked off on Sept. 10 at the Forest… Read more »

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CMT Participates in New American Road Trip Instagram Contest

Recently CMT participated in the New American Road Trip Contest.  The contest was held completely on Instagram.  The New American Road Trip, an electric-vehicle car tour across America, is aimed at highlighting the stories of people and emerging technologies from America’s heartland that are helping ensure the nation’s clean energy future. Citizens for Modern Transit entered the contest… Read more »

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Transit and Healthy Foods, a Special Ten Toe Express® Walk

Transit and Healthy Foods  – Linking your own ten toes and transit to local, fresh foods. Join the Ten Toe Express® for a special fall walk, exploring healthy foods and where to find them.  For this special walk we will be visiting the Fair Shares CCSA (Combined Community Supported Agriculture). The tour will include a light sampling… Read more »

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CMT recognizes ‘Champions of Transit’ at 34th Annual Meeting

As part of its 34th Annual Meeting, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) recently celebrated the incredible efforts of several individuals for their exemplary commitment to championing transit in the St. Louis area. During the event, CMT presented awards to City of St. Louis Alderman Terry Kennedy, City of St. Louis Public Safety Director Jimmie Edwards,… Read more »

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CMT elects new officers for Fiscal Year 2018

As a part of the 34th Annual Meeting of Citizens for Modern Transit, the following individuals were elected to one year terms on the CMT Executive Committee: Chair June McAllister Fowler   Vice-Chairs Nancy E. Cross James. A. Fredericks Leonard Toenjes     Secretary D’Andre Braddix     Treasurer Hart Nelson   Past Chair Don… Read more »

CITIZENS FOR MODERN TRANSIT ELECTS SIX NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Organization Also Extends the Appointment of Six Existing Board Members to a Second Term The regional transit advocacy organization, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), announced the election of six new members to its Board of Directors during its 34th Annual Meeting held in downtown St. Louis last week. These individuals include Chris Beard of the… Read more »

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Setting the Stage for FY19 with Transit

Transit plays a key role in providing access and equality, creating jobs, building stronger economies and furthering the vibrancy of neighborhoods. In short, it helps unify a region for growth, and those benefits go well beyond the ride. Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) understands the significance of public transit and has spent more than three… Read more »

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CITIZENS FOR MODERN TRANSIT TO TEAM UP WITH METRO AND OTHER COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO PILOT PROJECT AIMED AT IMPROVING ACCESS CONTROL ON THE METROLINK

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) and announced it will be teaming up with Metro, East-West Gateway Council of Governments, St. Clair County Transit District, the Organization for Black Struggle and local law enforcement to pilot a MetroLink Access Project designed to help improve fare validation at three highly utilized MetroLink stations. The initiative is among… Read more »

ART ON TRACK FOR METROBIKELINK TRAIL

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT PARTNERS WITH ART ON SQUARE, UMB BANK AND LOCAL ARTIST ON RAIL, TRAILS & ART INSTALLATION The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is teaming up with Art on the Square, UMB Bank and local architect-artist Gary Karasek to bring art to life along eleven miles of the MetroLink and… Read more »

CMT wraps up FY18 with transit at the forefront of many conversations

Throughout FY2018, transit was at the center of many regional discussions. The safety and security of the transit system remained at that the forefront, while details around expansion studies, investment/equity programming, a new service plan and the opening of the new MetroLink Station in the Cortex Innovation Community also created a lot of buzz. In… Read more »