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CMT & AARP create vision of what could be around transit at 2017 Metro Market

Citizens for Modern Transit and AARP St. Louis temporarily transformed the vacant Historic Wabash Station, located at 6005 Delmar Blvd., on June 14 into an active space connecting people to products, services and green spaces. The free, pop-up Metro Market helped showcase how areas around transit stations can become focal points for activity. “Last year, … Continued

CMT releases RFP for 2017 Great Race/Metro Market

Request for Proposals for Graphic Design to Citizens for Modern Transit For the 2017 CMT Great Race CMAQ 5456-612 Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with an advertising campaign on CMT’s 2017 Great Race/Metro Market and the benefits of public transportation in order to increase transit ridership … Continued

Be a part of the 2017 Great Race and Metro Market today

On Thursday, May 4, we will host the CMT & AARP Great Race and Metro Market 2017. This event will bring to life the Finish Line Destination area around the Delmar MetroLink Station – which will be one of the most multi-modal sites in the region. The race will integrate transit, biking, and carsharing/Zimride as … Continued

GEt a 5% discount on New Partners Conference with help of CMT

It pays to work with CMT on transit in St. Louis! Use CMT’s code for the upcoming New Partners for Smart Growth Conference set for St. Louis February 2-5, 2017 and receive a 5% discount.   Registration discount is available through November 30th. CMT discount code: NP17CMT The New Partners for Smart Growth Conference is the nation’s largest smart … Continued

CMT Report to the Community: Loop Trolley Project

Trolley on Track to open in 2017 . . . Join CMT to hear the latest updates on the Loop Trolley Project on Thursday, September 22 at the Regional Arts Commission. Chris Poehler, Loop Trolley TDD District Administrator, and Paul Scott, General Manager of the Loop Trolley, will provide an update on the trolley route, construction, and … Continued

KC Streetcar Paves the Way for Expanded bus service

  This week, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) Board of Commissioners approved expanded late-night bus service connecting to the soon-to-open downtown streetcar. The new later service on Friday and Saturday nights will be available on three major KCATA routes that serve key employment centers and entertainment venues in Kansas City: Main Street MAX, … Continued

Transit Tips to make your trip more enjoyable & safe

Using public transportation is an easy way to travel. Below you will find information about how to use public transportation, along with safety guidelines and etiquette tips. Transit Riding P’s & Q’s go a long way to creating a more enjoyable ride for all . . . Being respectful of your fellow commuters will make for a … Continued

Did you know this about Missouri’s transportation system?

Transportation is the key to moving Missouri forward, and there is an opportunity in the 2016 Legislative session to make a difference.   Discussions are underway about an increase in the Missouri gas tax for roads and bridges (SB623). Other discussions are going on about General Revenue funds for transportation.     Funding for TOTAL transportation in Missouri including … Continued

CMT receives APTA Local Transit Coalition Grant

Citizens for Modern Transit is excited to announce it is a recipient of a grant under the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Local Transit Coalition Grant Program. The grant will allow CMT to focus on creating statewide messages based on the results of the CMT commissioned Transit Funding Study. “Grassroots transit organizations can be the catalyst for positive changes … Continued

Consider Transit & CMT on Giving Tuesday on Dec. 1

CMT will be participating in Giving Tuesday on December 1, 2015 where “charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.”  If better transit is on your wish list this year, we hope to hear from you.  Make a gift online today! Gifts … Continued

CMT Great Race win for Region with local partnerships

Whether a supporter for Team East or Team West for the 2015 CMT Great Race; Relay to the Rails, the event was a win for the region with the number of partnerships, local media participation and overall community wide advocacy for multi-modal options in St. Louis. While Team East took home the win for 2015 and … Continued

CMT Metro Market highlights opportunities beyond a sea of cars around MetroLink

Beyond Housing’s First Fridays features CMT Metro Market on June 5 at Rock Road MetroLink Station Dining? Shopping? Entertainment? A Sea of Cars?  Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) in partnership with Beyond Housing, Great Rivers Greenway and Metro is helping area residents visualize the opportunities around transit beyond a sea of parking at the Rock … Continued

CMT Releases RFP for Tshirt printing

Request for Proposals for Tshirt Printing to Citizens for Modern Transit Federal Project CMAQ-5401-710   Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a tshirt vendor to print tshirts as a part of CMT’s Great Race promotions to promote ridership on the transit system. Work products will include layout and printing of the tshirts. CMT will … Continued

Parking costs employers more than face value

Nationally 95 percent of all automobile commuters park for free at work costing employers approximately $85 million every year.   The average monthly parking space in St. Louis costs residents $90 to reserve, or $12 a day according to the East-West Gateway Council of Governments.  Employers providing free parking encourage solo drivers, increase parking demand by … Continued

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