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COMMUTERS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE TRANSIT DURING JB BRIDGE CLOSURE

Citizens for Modern Transit’s FREE Try & Ride Program Makes it  Easy for First-Time Riders to Navigate the System With the westbound lanes of the Jefferson Barracks Bridge closed for emergency repairs and heavier volume along alternative bridges and routes, Citizens for Modern Transit is encouraging commuters to take public transit. The organization has a FREE… Read more »

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CMT Talking Transit Presents: Developing Community Through Transit

CMT’s next Talking Transit event, Developing Community Through Transit, a Panel Discussion on Opportunities around St. Louis MetroLink, will be held on June 21, 2019, at Innovation Hall,  4220 Duncan Avenue – First Floor, St. Louis, MO 63110, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  The Panel Discussion will include developers, funders and neighborhood representatives talking about the opportunities… Read more »

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General Assembly Passes Budget with $100 million for Transportation

The Missouri General Assembly wrapped up its work on the FY 2020 budget last week. House Bill 4 (HB4) contains $100 million in general revenue for transportation infrastructure funding. It only includes $1,710,875 in State Transportation funds for transit.  Funding from General Revenue for transit was zeroed out in 2017.  This $1.7 million will be… Read more »

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SCCTD Hosted “Rails, Trails and Art” Event on May 11 in IL

Public Event featured Dedication of New Art Installation Along the MetroBikeLink and a Free Ride Zone on the MetroLink The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD hosted an event in celebration of the new “Rails, Trails and Art” installation featuring ten, vibrant, moving Shtick People Sculptures created by local architect-artist Gary Karasek, which are now… Read more »

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SCCTD to Host “Rails, Trails and Art” Event on May 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. including Free Ride Zone on MetroLink

Public Event to Feature Dedication of New Art Installation Along the MetroBikeLink, a Free Ride Zone on the MetroLink, Interactive Scavenger Hunt and More The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is hosting an event in celebration of the new “Rails, Trails and Art” installation featuring ten, vibrant, moving Shtick People Sculptures created by local… Read more »

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SCCTD Hosts Rails, Trails and Art Event May 11

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is hosting a public event celebrating Rails, Trails and Art with food, fun, and prizes along the MetroBikeLink featuring local architect-artist, Gary Karasek’s Schtick People Sculptures on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Belleville MetroLink Station and along the MetroBikeLink Trail. Sponsored by… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »