Posts Categorized: Events

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… Read more »

CMT #TransitForward Happy Hour set for September 15

Are you a Bus or MetroLink rider? Do you care about transit, city planning, community building, the built environment, social justice, environmental issues, people power, or do you just love St Louis? Do you have ideas for improving public transportation in the St Louis metro region? Please join us for our first CMT #TransitForward Happy… Read more »

Sponsorhip opportunities for CMT Annual Meeting on Sept. 11

  Please reserve September 11, 2015 for the Citizens for Modern Transit’s 31st Annual Meeting — a culmination of a year of celebrations and activities surrounding transit in St. Louis. The organization is more committed than ever to ensure St. Louis will continue developing our award winning transit system. To mark this event, CMT will… Read more »

LOCAL MEDIA PERSONALITIES JOIN CMT TO RAISE AWARENESS on LOCAL TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS INCLUDING TRANSIT

“CMT’s GREAT RACE 2015: A RELAY TO THE RAILS” COMPETITION Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) has recruited local media personalities and other local influentials to compete in the organization’s 4th annual Great Race competition, which plays off the CBS television hit “The Amazing Race” to raise awareness about the alternative transportation options available in our… Read more »

CMT celebrates 30th year with more programming in 2015

Tomorrow marks the halfway point of CMT’s 30th Anniversary year, and we have loads more to do to move transit forward in the region. We are excited to share all of these great events with CMT members and friends as a part of our 30th Anniversary celebration. We know public transit is the key to bringing… Read more »

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 »

CMT teams up with Creating Whole Communities for “Transit’s impact on the neighborhood”

Many neighborhoods in St. Louis are burdened by rising poverty, falling population, and stagnating property values. Can transportation infrastructure like public transit help revitalize these “weak market” communities? Can St. Louis impact its neighborhoods with transit? Join CMT and Creating Whole Communities for a discussion on the possibilities for St. Louis around transit. With the… Read more »

Cromnibus includes full funding authorized under MAP-21

On the 16th of December, President Obama signed into law the $1.1 trillion government spending bill passed by Congress the prior week and averted a government shutdown that would have otherwise been triggered if he didn’t sign it.  The legislation known as “cromnibus,” was a 1,600 page spending package containing 11 appropriations bills that fund… Read more »

CMT releases RFP for Graphic Design for Citizens for Modern Transit

Federal Project CMAQ-5456(611) Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with a spring advertising campaign on CMT’s Try & Ride Program, a program to entice new riders to the transit system with complimentary tickets, personalized route from home to work, and tips and tricks on how to ride…. Read more »

Launch of CMT Try & Ride highlight of 2014

There were some exciting highs for transit this year in St. Louis including the award of a $10.4 million TIGER grant for a new light rail station on the existing MetroLink alignment and enhancements to the busiest station on the St. Louis system, the Central West End Station.  In addition, CMT just recently commissioned a study to… Read more »

Join CMT for TOD in the Loop at United Provisions

CMT invites you to join us for a special Transit Oriented Development (TOD) in the Loop Event at United Provisions on Thursday, December 18, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm.  Tickets will be complimentary for CMT members and $15 for non members.  United Provisions is located at 6241 Delmar Blvd, St Louis, MO 63130. Take the Train… Read more »

CMT hits 2 year Try & Ride goal in first 3 months

Just three-and-a-half months after Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) rolled out its new Try & Ride program, aimed at helping area residents overcome some of the perceived hurdles associated with using MetroLink or MetroBus for their workday commute by “test driving” the transit system, the organization announced it has already exceeded its two-year participation goal…. Read more »

Ten Toe Express Special Tour of Pagedale with Beyond Housing

Pagedale is a community in revitalization and the progress accomplished is incredible. Residents, civic leaders, and Beyond Housing have worked together to develop a vision for the community that reflects the residents needs and development in the community is well on its way, and you can help! Community meetings have been held, assessments have been… Read more »

Celebrate Transit with CMT’s 30th Year Calendar of Events

This upcoming year is Citizens for Modern Transit’s 30th year and we are planning a full year of events celebrating transit and our members.  This is a work in progress, but we wanted to give you a sneak peak of what’s to come! Start marking your calendars now.  You won’t want to miss! Citizens for… Read more »