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Celebrating 35 Years of Advancing Transit

Public transit goes well beyond the ride. It provides accessibility to jobs, education and healthcare. It promotes social equality. It positions the region for growth. It promises economic return. Each of these declarations underscores the difference transit is making in our local communities. It’s also what has fueled Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), the region’s… Read more »

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Service Alert: MetroLink Work Scheduled July 22-27

This Monday through Thursday (July 22-25) from 8 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Union Station and Civic Center MetroLink Stations due to work on the overhead power system. During these periods, Blue Line MetroLink trains will only operate between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 and Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink… Read more »

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CMT Honored by St. Louis County Police

The St. Louis County Police Department (SLCPD) recently awarded Kimberly Cella, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) Executive Director, with a certificate of appreciation for her many years of service and dedication to improving the area’s public transportation system. As part of the presentation, the SLCPD reinforced how her establishment of strong working relationships with local… Read more »

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Registration Now Open for CMT’s 35th Annual Meeting and Luncheon

Please reserve September 19, 2019 for the Citizens for Modern Transit’s 35th Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon. This year, our keynote will be Bi-State’s new President and CEO Taulby Roach. In addition, CMT will be honoring several individuals and organizations for their commitment and leadership in support of the St. Louis’ transit system. The meeting… Read more »

CMT Expands Try and Ride Program

On July 15, Metro Transit began relocating and/or removing 450 bus stops in the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County in an effort to create faster and more efficient trips for MetroBus customers. The stops were identified during a comprehensive analysis of the spacing of the more than 5,400 bus stops that are… Read more »

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Metro Planning Elevator Rehab at Three Stations

MetroLink Elevator Rehabilitation Begins July 22 Metro Transit will repair and restore elevators at three MetroLink stations in and near downtown St. Louis beginning on Monday, July 22. To accommodate this rehabilitation work, each of the three elevators will need to be out of service for approximately five months. The first elevator scheduled to go… Read more »

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Thank You to the 2019 CMT Wall of Fame Contributors

CMT’s 35th Anniversary celebration on July 31st is quickly approaching.  We want to give a warm and heartfelt thank you to all the contributors to the 2019 CMT Wall of Fame.  Each contributor will receive an original token from the original production of the 1993 Wall of Fame, still on display at the Convention Center… Read more »

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MPTA Education Series: Recruiting, Hiring, Building, Developing and Retaining a Sustainable Driver Workforce Training

The Missouri Public Transit Association is offering a special one-day training on Recruiting, Hiring, Building, Developing and Retaining a Sustainable Driver Workforce in partnership with the Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) on October 29, 2019 in Jefferson City, MO at MoDOT Central Offices, 1511 Missouri Blvd., Blue Room, Jefferson City, MO. Transit driver recruitment… Read more »

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Ten Toe Express Fall 2019 Registration is Now Open!

Registration is now open for the 2019 Fall Session of the Ten Toe Express! The 12-week walking program hosts hundreds of walkers per session with a variety of dates, times, and destinations.  Participants can register in person on online here. The Ten Toe Express Program is designed to help individuals experience just how easy it… Read more »

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Developer expands in Cortex district with $115 million building

Ventas Inc., a Chicago-based real estate investment trust, is expanding in St. Louis with a new $115 million development in the Cortex innovation district. The 320,000 square foot development at 4210 Duncan, expected to be completed by the end of 2021, is located near four other Ventas owned buildings in the district that total 700,000… Read more »

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Metro Changes to Missouri Bus Stops – July 15

On July 15, Metro Transit will begin relocating or removing 450 bus stops in the City of St. Louis and in St. Louis County in Missouri in an effort to create faster and more efficient trips for MetroBus customers. The stops were identified during a comprehensive analysis of the spacing of the more than 5,400… Read more »

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CMT Panel on Development Talks Benefits Beyond the Ride

A safe, reliable public transit system is credited with much more than simply getting people to and from destinations. It plays a key role in stimulating economic development and attracting and retaining business. To further reinforce the impact transit has on our region, CMT brought together local and national experts  to discuss the opportunity that… Read more »