MetroLink Access Pilot Provides Snapshot on Possibilities for MetroLink Security in Future

While the MetroLink Access Pilot only lasted for 26 days, the project provided a snapshot of what could be with regards to access control and opportunities around the MetroLink stations for security measures.  Riders, law enforcement representatives and regional stakeholders weighed in on the increased level of comfort/confidence in the system with the increased attention/presence… Read more »


CMT Board Elects Brandon Flinn to Three-Year Term on Board

  Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) announced the election of Brandon Flinn to its Board of Directors. Flinn was elected by a unanimous vote at the Oct. 11 CMT Board meeting.  Brandon Flinn is the business manager of the Eastern Missouri Laborers District Council (EMLDC).  Flinn has worked in the field  for various road, bridge… Read more »


Ten Toe Express® Walk Leader Receives AARP Missouri Andrus Award for 2018

Congratulations are in order for Loretta M. Davis, AARP Missouri Andrus Award Recipient for 2018.  The AARP Andrus Award for Community Service is the association’s most prestigious volunteer tribute and recognizes outstanding individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others.  Loretta is an invaluable part of the AARP… Read more »


St. Louis Development Boom Accessible by Transit

New developments have been announced across the St. Louis landscape.  Recently, the St. Louis Business Journal published an article detailing the $8 billion worth of projects slated and recently completed between the Arch and Washington University.  CMT dug deeper to find out how many of these new projects are accessible by transit.  The list of… Read more »


Don’t Miss Panel Discussion on Transit Security Best Practices on November 16

Sacramento, Portland, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Washington DC talking Security on MetroLink Sponsored by Citizens for Modern Transit, St. Louis Regional Chamber, and East-West Gateway Council of Governments, don’t miss this opportunity to hear from experts from other cities on their Transit Security Programs and their thoughts on security on the St. Louis MetroLink System at… Read more »

New American Road Trip Check

CMT and Transit Bring Home a Win

Recently CMT participated in the New American Road Trip Contest.  The contest was held completely on Instagram.  CMT tied for second place with the Missouri Sierra Club.  Both organizations were recognized for their work in promoting alternative transportation options that create a positive impact on green house gas emissions in the area. Additionally, three organizations shared the… Read more »


Jessica Mefford-Miller Officially Named Executive Director of Metro Transit

Bi-State Development has announced the appointment of Jessica Mefford-Miller as Executive Director of Metro Transit. Mefford-Miller has been serving in this position in an interim capacity since July 1. In her previous role as Assistant Executive Director for Planning and System Development at Metro, Mefford-Miller was responsible for developing and implementing mobility solutions for a… Read more »


Taking Transit? Tell Us Your Thoughts on the MetroLink Access Project

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) teamed up with Metro, East-West Gateway Council of Governments, St. Clair County Transit District, the Organization for Black Struggle and local law enforcement to pilot a MetroLink Access Project designed to help improve fare validation at three highly utilized MetroLink stations.  The project kicked off on Sept. 10 at the Forest… Read more »

New American Road Trip

CMT Participates in New American Road Trip Instagram Contest

Recently CMT participated in the New American Road Trip Contest.  The contest was held completely on Instagram.  The New American Road Trip, an electric-vehicle car tour across America, is aimed at highlighting the stories of people and emerging technologies from America’s heartland that are helping ensure the nation’s clean energy future. Citizens for Modern Transit entered the contest… Read more »

Fair Shares

Transit and Healthy Foods, a Special Ten Toe Express® Walk

Transit and Healthy Foods  – Linking your own ten toes and transit to local, fresh foods. Join the Ten Toe Express® for a special fall walk, exploring healthy foods and where to find them.  For this special walk we will be visiting the Fair Shares CCSA (Combined Community Supported Agriculture). The tour will include a light sampling… Read more »

Rose Windmiller

CMT recognizes ‘Champions of Transit’ at 34th Annual Meeting

As part of its 34th Annual Meeting, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) recently celebrated the incredible efforts of several individuals for their exemplary commitment to championing transit in the St. Louis area. During the event, CMT presented awards to City of St. Louis Alderman Terry Kennedy, City of St. Louis Public Safety Director Jimmie Edwards,… Read more »

CMT Board Chair June  McAllister Fowler

CMT elects new officers for Fiscal Year 2018

As a part of the 34th Annual Meeting of Citizens for Modern Transit, the following individuals were elected to one year terms on the CMT Executive Committee: Chair June McAllister Fowler   Vice-Chairs Nancy E. Cross James. A. Fredericks Leonard Toenjes     Secretary D’Andre Braddix     Treasurer Hart Nelson   Past Chair Don… Read more »


Organization Also Extends the Appointment of Six Existing Board Members to a Second Term The regional transit advocacy organization, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), announced the election of six new members to its Board of Directors during its 34th Annual Meeting held in downtown St. Louis last week. These individuals include Chris Beard of the… Read more »