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Consultants unveil results of Northside/Southside MetroLink Study on Sept. 13

Sponsored by Citizens for Modern Transit and St. Louis Community College, don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the consulting team on the results of the  Northside/Southside MetroLink Study in St. Louis City led by CMT member AECOM. Project Manager Dan Meyers will lay out the results of the 15 month study including recommendations and… Read more »

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Parker Hill selected to build mobile app for transit

CMT has selected Parker Hill to build a mobile app as a part of its new ridership grant. Parker Hill was selected from a pool of 7 proposals – evaluated based on the following established criteria: Qualifications of person/firm conducting the work Proposal Quality Product samples – samples provided and/or on firm website need to be relevant to… Read more »

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Metro Quarterly Service Update

Metro has released their quarterly updated route information.  For details on each schedule change click here.  To see MetroLink weekday schedule changes click here, for weekend schedule changes click here. MetroLink schedules and 16 MetroBus routes will be adjusted as part of the quarterly service change, starting Monday, June 25. It has been several years… Read more »

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New Metro Go Card Will Connect Young People to Transit

Metro recently announced a new program for young people ages 13 to 25 can purchase Metro Transit fares at a discounted rate throughout the  St. Louis region by way of the Gateway Go Card.  This will provide young people in the bi-state area with an easy and affordable option to commute to summer jobs, summer… Read more »

CMT honored to play a key role in Cortex MetroLink Station Development

As Metro prepares to open the new Cortex MetroLink Station, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) would like to salute the transit agency, and the many others, who worked to make this development a reality. CMT is honored to have played a key role in this project, particularly in its early stages… Well done St. Louis…. Read more »

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Connecting St. Clair County, One Trail at a Time

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), Metro East Park and Recreation District (MERPD) and Eckert’s Orchards are teaming up to create a more connected county.  The future Orchard Loop Trail is an eight-mile trail loop in southeast Belleville.  The trail will connect seven subdivisions, a middle school, the MetroBikeLink and the Eckert Orchard Farm. … Read more »

Public Transit is a Lifeline for Many

Public transit goes beyond simply providing transportation services – It serves as a lifeline. For some, it’s the sole means by which they can get to work, school and doctor appointments, as well as gain access to shopping, services and entertainment. Public transit systems here, and throughout the state, need to be expanded to cover… Read more »

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Take Transit to Visit Art on the Square in Belleville!

Art on the Square is a juried fine art show located in beautiful downtown Belleville, Illinois. Now in their 17th year, Art on the Square is held annually the weekend after Mother’s Day.  The celebration features the original work of over 100 accomplished international artists, musical and stage performances as well as local food and… Read more »

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Mobile Farmer’s Market Coming to Rock Road MetroLink Station

The mobile farmer’s market, MetroMarket Bus, is headed to the Rock Road MetroLink Station this summer to offer fresh produces to transit riders.   Beyond Housing in collaboration with Bi-State Development is providing MetroMarket bus service at the Rock Road MetroLink station on Thursday evenings from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM from June 7th-July 19th. The MetroMarket… Read more »

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Lights, Camera, Engagement! DART’s Secret to a Safer System.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) riders are consistently reporting feeling safe when riding the system.  An agency survey reports that 77% of respondents in an online panel feel safe on DART.  Riders regularly site DART’s sense of security as a contributing factor to choosing public transit.  Additional DART is increasing its police presence, expanding deployment of security cameras,… Read more »

Weigh in with your thoughts on transportation priorities for STL region

East-West Gateway is updating the long-range transportation plan for the St. Louis region, and they need your help. Take the survey to tell them about your needs and priorities for the region’s transportation system and how you see technology changing the way we travel.  CMT hopes transit  users will weigh in on the importance of transit to… Read more »

CMT seeking intern to join the team

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seeking an intern for the Summer and/or Fall 2018. CMT offers paid internship positions every spring, summer and fall, allowing students and recent graduates the opportunity to work closely with our team and gain insight into the public transit arena in addition to nonprofit management, administration, advocacy and fundraising. CMT… Read more »