pilot

Bi-State Advertises Security Positions

Bi-State Development recently advertised for three security positions available at the agency.   The recent MetroLink Security Assessment laid out 99 recommendations for safety and security of the system including staffing suggestions and training.   In addition, security is a top priority for Bi-State’s new President/CEO Taulby Roach. The open positions include Director of Security, General Manager of… Read more »

Nacto Mayor Resize

CMT Helps Coordinate Micromobility Pop-Up for NACTO Conference

CMT recently teamed up with the St. Louis Bike-Share Working Group and assisted in the planning and execution of two public visioning sessions held during the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Micromobility Conference at T-Rex in downtown St. Louis on April 29-30, 2019. Events included a visioning of what could be rather than… Read more »

58384162_2310846865605426_5047722905182404608_o

Transit is a Home Run for Baseball Crowd

Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit, the MetroLink Police Unit, St. Clair County Transit District and University of Missouri – St. Louis  teamed up to brag about the advantages of public transit and thank riders for choosing transit to get to the ball game. On Wednesday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., representatives… Read more »

CMT AARP Economic Impact Study (1)-min

CITIZENS FOR MODERN TRANSIT COMMISSIONING STUDY TO DETERMINE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF PUBLIC TRANSIT SERVICES IN MISSOURI

Citizens for Modern Transit, in partnership with the Missouri Public Transit Association and AARP St. Louis, today announced it is commissioning a study to help quantify the impact public transportation has on urban, suburban and rural communities statewide. The organizations hope the findings of this six-month Economic Impact of Public Transit Services in the State… Read more »

20190422_101711-min

Ten Toes Special Walks Explore Illinois

Recently, the Ten Toe Express explored historic Belleville with the Belleville Historic society with a tour of the Hexenbuckel Historic District.  The Hexenbuckel Historic District is a pre-civil war residential neighborhood featuring a variety of historic homes.  After the informative guided tour, the group stopped for lunch in downtown Belleville before returning to the MetroLink… Read more »

57257015_2240712066021521_6454561282895904768_o

National NACTO Event on Micromobility to be Hosted in St. Louis

CMT has teamed up with the Bike-Share Working Group to assist in the planning of two public visioning sessions held during the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Micromobility Conference at T-Rex in downtown St. Louis scheduled for April 29th to May 1, 2019. The visioning sessions are designed to garner public input on… Read more »

Get on Board Day Infographic 04 03 19v4-1

April 25 is #GetOnBoard for Public Transit Day

April 25th is Get on Board for Public Transit Day. The new national awareness and advocacy day encourages people to support public transportation and showcases the benefits it brings to communities.  Each weekday in the U.S., 34 million people board public transportation. Missouri public transit providers alone provide more than 62 million rides a year. Additionally,… Read more »

FB SCCTD Art Ad

St. Clair County Transit District Issues Selfie Shtick Challenge

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) teamed 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 MetroBikeLink trail in St. Clair County.  Sponsored by UMB Bank, Rails, Trails and Art is a series of vibrant, moving Shtick People Sculptures that… Read more »

aarp_St-Louis_4c-300x104

Ten Toe Express® AARP Breakfast Bunch Walk Announced for June 1

Explore new areas of St. Louis, get in some exercise, and have a good meal with the AARP St. Louis Breakfast Bunch. On select Saturdays this session, AARP volunteer-led groups of Ten Toe participants will ride the MetroLink then walk to one of our many great St. Louis area restaurants to enjoy a yummy breakfast… Read more »

transit_conference_logo

CMT Offering Scholarships to 2019 Midwest/SW Transit Conference in KC in September

The 2019 Midwest/SW Transit Conference & Expo is set for Sept. 11-13 in Kansas City, MO at the Intercontinental Hotel. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to meet with other transit professionals, stakeholders, elected officials, and interested citizens to shape policy, develop networks, and collaborate to share knowledge and create new ideas for transit. The conference will provide a… Read more »

metrolinkstudy

Strategic Security Plan Opportunity to Get St.  Louis Back on Board with Transit

Commentary, St.  Louis Business Journal, March 29, 2019 Missourians rely on public transit for 62 million rides a year. A safe, reliable public transit system plays a key role in stimulating economic development, attracting and retaining business, establishing healthier, sustainable communities, connecting individuals to job opportunities and furthering equality. Unfortunately, ridership on St. Louis’ public… Read more »