Posts Categorized: General

WALK | RIDE | EXPLORE – Get on board the Ten Toe Express for 2018

Get on Board the Ten Toes Express   Baby, it’s cold outside! That said, time flies, and it won’t be long before hundreds of local older adults  are putting away the winter boots, lacing up their walking shoes and heading out on Citizens for Modern Transit’s (CMT) Ten Toes Express Walking Group excursions. This popular program,… Read more »

Transit funding tops list of Legislative Priorities in 2018

Transit funding, regional transit priorities and development top the list of CMT’s legislative priorities for FY18.  Citizens for Modern Transit recently released its FY18 Legislative Priorities. The economic future of the State of Missouri is tied directly to our commitment to funding of the State’s infrastructure. Investment in public transit throughout Missouri delivers proven economic results, and… Read more »

Spring 2018 Ten Toe Express registration now open

Created to inspire St. Louis area older adults, as well as any other interested individuals, to see how easy it is to integrate walking with public transit use to get around town, the CMT Ten Toe Express Walk Program also promotes the health and well-being benefits of transit commuting. The 2018 Spring session gets underway… Read more »

Holiday Singers to Perform at Metro Transit Centers

Local caroling groups from the bi-state region will perform  holiday songs for Metro riders at four Metro transit locations in December. Metro riders can enjoy the sounds of the season at any of the 60-minute free concerts on the scheduled performance dates below. Wednesday, December 6  |  5-6 p.m. – Women’s HOPE Chorale of St…. Read more »

New Food Kiosks open at MetroLink

The new Link Market food kiosks at the North Hanley and Wellston Transit Centers are now open for business, and transit riders and nearby residents can purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and other healthy food staples at these transit locations. The Link Market kiosks are open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and… Read more »

New hotel plans underway steps from Clayton MetroLink

Plans are underway for a new hotel in Clayton steps from the Clayton MetroLink Station.    HomeBase, a real estate developer based in Montana, has agreed to buy the former Clayton Police Department headquarters with the intention of building a 200-room, 11 story hotel.  This site is adjacent to the Clayton parking garage and would be… Read more »

CMT seeking an intern to join the team for the Spring Semester

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seeking an intern for the Spring 2018. CMT offers paid internship positions every spring, summer and fall, allowing students and recent graduates the opportunity to work closely with our team and gain insight into the public transit arena in addition to nonprofit management, administration, advocacy and fundraising. CMT is a… Read more »

Look for MetroBus Changes on November 27

Scheduled for Monday, November 27, 2017, Metro will make a few minor adjustments to more than two dozen MetroBus Routes.  The routes impacted by the service change are listed below: #04 Natural Bridge #08 Bates-Morganford #10 Gravois #11 Chippewa #17 Oakville #19 St. Louis Ave #20 S. Broadway #21 Watson #30 Arsenal #31 Chouteau #32… Read more »

Mobile health screenings coming to STL MetroLink Stations

Bi-State Development is partnering with the St.Louis County Department of Public Health to introduce a new Mobile Health Screening Unit called Links 2 Health.  The new mobile unit debuts December 1, 2017 at the Welston Transit Center located at 6342 Plymouth, St.Louis MO  63133. The Unit will service four Metro Transit Centers in North St.Louis… Read more »

Public Transit is the Right Investment for MO; Deliver the Message on Transportation Day 2018

Citizens for Modern Transit and the Missouri Public Transit Association are teaming up with transit providers, transit advocates, stakeholders and interested citizens from across the state in Jefferson City for Transportation Day 2018 on February 15. Public transit is the right investment for Missouri.The facts demonstrate investment in transit increases access to jobs, education and healthcare; creates development opportunities;… Read more »

Weigh in on importance of TRANSIT to VW Settlement at STL public meeting

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) filed a complaint against Volkswagen last year because its vehicles were emitting nitrogen oxides that significantly exceeded compliance levels and violated the Clean Air Act. The German automaker was found guilty and agreed to pay a $14.7 billion settlement and establish an Environmental Mitigation Trust. Over the next 10 years,… Read more »

Shop at Amazon this holiday season while supporting CMT

Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at Smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate to Citizens for Modern Transit.   Now when you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will give 0.5% of your purchase price to your selected charity.  Great way to find what you need and help CMT and transit in St. Louis today. HOW… Read more »