Posts Categorized: Car sharing

Don’t miss CMT’s Great Race 2015: A Relay to the Rails

After hosting three, highly successful Great Race competitions placing Team TRANSIT, Team BIKE, Team CARSHARE and Team CARPOOL in a head-to-head competition to see which commuters could get from Point A to Point B the fastest during the evening rush via their respective transportation modes, Citizens for Modern Transit is excited to announce a new… Read more »

Retirement planning must include transportation component

The New York Times ran a recent story about the importance of considering transportation needs when you are planning for retirement. The story highlights Roland Dion, an 81 year old retired marriage and family therapist, and his wife who live on the eastern edge of San Diego where cars reign supreme.  Everything the Dions do… Read more »

Exciting New Perk for CMT members

There are many reasons to join CMT as a member, but CMT and Enterprise CarShare have negotiated an exciting new deal for CMT members that we are pleased to announce today! CMT members will now be able to take advantage of $25 off their first year of Enterprise CarShare membership!  Over the last several years,… Read more »

CMT announces 2014 BEst Workplaces for Commuters winners

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is pleased to announce Microgrid Energy and Washington University as the winners of the 2014 Best Workplaces for Commuters competition. These employers were recognized for their outstanding commuter benefits at CMT’s 30th Annual Meeting, held last week at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in downtown St. Louis, and will receive a one-year… Read more »

CMT & the St. Louis Green Business Challenge Focus on CarSharing in St. Louis

CMT and the St. Louis Green Business Challenge presented a panel discussion on the ins and outs of CarSharing in St. Louis on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Jean Ponzi of the St. Louis Green Business Challenge and Missouri Botanical Gardens introduced the Green Business Challenge and the benefits to companies for participating.  She highlighted that… Read more »

CMT and St. Louis Green Business Challenge Luncheon on CarSharing

Join CMT and the St. Louis Regional Chamber’s Green Business Challenge to hear all about the opportunities for your business with Carsharing through Enterprise Carshare. Complimentary program for CMT members; $10 for non-members Where: St. Louis Regional Chamber, One Metropolitan Square (211 N. Broadway) – Suite 1300, St. Louis, MO 63102 When:  Tuesday June 24,… Read more »

Companies Can Win a Best Workplaces for Commuter Membership with CMT

Do you work for a Workplace where how you get to work is important? Do you receive benefits, subsidies, or flexibility in order to make a choice for your commute?Thanks to a 2014 APTA grant, CMT will award one company in the St. Louis Region a membership to the Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) program… Read more »

CMT ULI TAP at CORTEX looks at LRT station location, parking and incentives

More than 50 CMT members, friends and interested parties attended a briefing this morning on Citizens for Modern Transit’s Urban Land Institute Technical Assistance Panel’s (TAP)  report to the Community on CORTEX.   CMT commissioned the study as a part of its works on Transit Oriented Development (TOD) education and advocacy as well as to build… Read more »

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June is a great month to give Transit a Try because it pays to ride it!

Join Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) as we host an additional month of events to promote St. Louis’ transit system and its benefits to the region.  CMT’s promotions supported by the St. Clair County Transit District will include a special Ten Toe Walk through historic Belleville on June 4, a panel discussion focusing on new… Read more »

Biggest winners of GREAT RACE II were St. Louis commuters

Team TRANSIT, Team BIKE, Team CARSHARE and Team CARPOOL went head-to-head in a competition yesterday afternoon to raise awareness about the viable transportation options available in our region as part of Citizens for Modern Transit’s Great Race II. The event, designed to play off the CBS television hit “The Amazing Race,” required each team to… Read more »

CMT offers a month of activities for Make your Move on Metro in May

Join Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) as we host a month of events throughout May to promote St. Louis’ transit system and its benefits to the region.  CMT’s Make Your Move on Metro in May, supported by the St. Louis Regional Clean Air Partnership, will include sweetening the commute for area commuters on May 10… Read more »

WeCar is now Enterprise CarShare

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has been operating its car-sharing service, WeCar, since it expanded its rental car program in 2007. As the company moves forward with plans to make car sharing more reliable and accessible, they are giving the program a new name – Enterprise CarShare. WeCar members can continue to use the car-sharing service and make… Read more »