MO Transportation Task Force Report calls for $50-70 Million in dedicated funding stream for transit and multi-modal

In 2017, the General Assembly adopted HCR 47, which established the 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force, a 23-member bipartisan panel comprised of participants from the House of Representatives, the Senate, the Executive Branch, and the private sector. The Task Force was directed to evaluate and make recommendations regarding Missouri’s transportation system and respective… Read more »

Open Houses set for Northside-Southside Light Rail study

Don’t miss the upcoming opportunity to hear from the consulting team on the Northside Southside Study underway in the St.  Louis Region. Consultants will present their most recent findings on ridership, costs, impacts, and how light rail can serve our community at a series of open houses January 16-18, 2018. They want your feedback on which… Read more »

WALK | RIDE | EXPLORE – Get on board the Ten Toe Express for 2018

Get on Board the Ten Toes Express   Baby, it’s cold outside! That said, time flies, and it won’t be long before hundreds of local older adults  are putting away the winter boots, lacing up their walking shoes and heading out on Citizens for Modern Transit’s (CMT) Ten Toes Express Walking Group excursions. This popular program,… Read more »

Transit funding tops list of Legislative Priorities in 2018

Transit funding, regional transit priorities and development top the list of CMT’s legislative priorities for FY18.  Citizens for Modern Transit recently released its FY18 Legislative Priorities. The economic future of the State of Missouri is tied directly to our commitment to funding of the State’s infrastructure. Investment in public transit throughout Missouri delivers proven economic results, and… Read more »

Spring 2018 Ten Toe Express registration now open

Created to inspire St. Louis area older adults, as well as any other interested individuals, to see how easy it is to integrate walking with public transit use to get around town, the CMT Ten Toe Express Walk Program also promotes the health and well-being benefits of transit commuting. The 2018 Spring session gets underway… Read more »

Holiday Singers to Perform at Metro Transit Centers

Local caroling groups from the bi-state region will perform  holiday songs for Metro riders at four Metro transit locations in December. Metro riders can enjoy the sounds of the season at any of the 60-minute free concerts on the scheduled performance dates below. Wednesday, December 6  |  5-6 p.m. – Women’s HOPE Chorale of St…. Read more »

New Food Kiosks open at MetroLink

The new Link Market food kiosks at the North Hanley and Wellston Transit Centers are now open for business, and transit riders and nearby residents can purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and other healthy food staples at these transit locations. The Link Market kiosks are open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and… Read more »

New hotel plans underway steps from Clayton MetroLink

Plans are underway for a new hotel in Clayton steps from the Clayton MetroLink Station.    HomeBase, a real estate developer based in Montana, has agreed to buy the former Clayton Police Department headquarters with the intention of building a 200-room, 11 story hotel.  This site is adjacent to the Clayton parking garage and would be… Read more »

CMT seeking an intern to join the team for the Spring Semester

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seeking an intern for the Spring 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 is a… Read more »

Look for MetroBus Changes on November 27

Scheduled for Monday, November 27, 2017, Metro will make a few minor adjustments to more than two dozen MetroBus Routes.  The routes impacted by the service change are listed below: #04 Natural Bridge #08 Bates-Morganford #10 Gravois #11 Chippewa #17 Oakville #19 St. Louis Ave #20 S. Broadway #21 Watson #30 Arsenal #31 Chouteau #32… Read more »

Mobile health screenings coming to STL MetroLink Stations

Bi-State Development is partnering with the St.Louis County Department of Public Health to introduce a new Mobile Health Screening Unit called Links 2 Health.  The new mobile unit debuts December 1, 2017 at the Welston Transit Center located at 6342 Plymouth, St.Louis MO  63133. The Unit will service four Metro Transit Centers in North St.Louis… Read more »