Winner! CMT Best Transit Pic Contest Winner-March

For the ninth month in a row, CMT has hosted the The Citizens for Modern Best Transit Pic Contest. The winner receives a free month-long Metro pass.   This month’s photo, highlights the rare find of a rainbow gracing the Shrewsbury MetroLink Station. …And the winner is Michael Brickey View all of the contest entries… Read more »


Invitation to join CMT for Presentation on TOD possibilities at UMSL South Station

I would like to invite you to attend an upcoming presentation from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) St. Louis presented by Citizens for Modern Transit in partnership with Metro and underwritten by the AGC St. Louis. ULI professionals will present on the possibilities for Transit Oriented Development (TOD) opportunities at the UMSL SOUTH MetroLink Station… Read more »

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Metro to look at fare increase for July

Metro’s Board of Commissioners will be looking at the possibility of raising fares this coming summer in accordance with their long range plan that requires 5 percent fare increases every other year. The purpose is to keep pace with inflation however Metro has not raised fares since January 1, 2009. “Metro has held its fares… Read more »


Loop Trolley holds informational update meetings

The Loop Trolley project continues to move forward in The Loop.  For the last few months, the Technical Design Team Consultants have been busy working on final design of the projects. Status updates meetings are underway. The next meeting is scheduled for March 26.  Participants will have the opportunity to view conceptual designs and learn… Read more »


79 on 1 Line Presentation for the TRANSIT challenge from GOOD IDEAS

STL Alley Lovers took on the challenge presented by Kim Cella, CMT Executive Director, and Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge, director of LAmbert- St. Louis International Airport, for the GOOD IDeas for Cities event in St. Louis.  Show us how to increase ridership on our world class transit system. An infrastrucuture  system that this region has invested millions of… Read more »


Let’s Build Around Light Rail May 8 Luncheon

Join CMT as we kick off our Make Your Move on Metro in May events with the upcoming Let’s Build Around Light Rail Luncheon featuring Katherine Perez, national Transit Oriented Development expert, on May 8, 2012. This will be a great opportunity for local leaders, businesses, non-profits and citizens to hear how public, private and… Read more »

What’s included in MAP-21 – the Senate transportation bill?

On March 14,  theSenate passed S.1813, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) – the Senate’s two-year, $109 billion surface transportation authorization by a vote of 74 – 22. According to the American Public Transit Assocation, here are some key amendments to the bill: The amendment includes a change to the… Read more »


Senate passes transportation bill with bi-partisan support

The Senate passed a two-year, $109 billion bipartisan transportation bill in a 74-22 vote today.   According to Majority Leader Harry Reid, the Senate bill, cosponsored by Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), would help fix 70,000 failing bridges and save or create 2.8 million jobs. The bill keeps federal public transportation funding level while… Read more »


Senate debating transportation bill right now, Make a call for transit!

Last night, the Senate came to an agreement that they would begin debating the MAP-21 Transportation Bill and start voting on amendments.   A total of 30 amendments will be considered by the Senate, with no possible way for others to be offered or debated, per the agreement.  More than 200 amendments were originally submitted – many… Read more »