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Metro Quarterly Service Change Scheduled for December 2

Metro Transit will make adjustments to 16 MetroBus routes on Monday, December 2, as part of its quarterly service change. Following the implementation of a redesigned MetroBus service plan on September 30, Metro has been monitoring trip data and reviewing feedback from riders and operators. This information has been used to update MetroBus routes and… Read more »

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Citizens For Modern Transit Partners with Cyberup to Strengthen Local Workforce and Encourage Transit Use

In an effort to strengthen the local cybersecurity workforce and make it easier for those interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity to access training and education, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) has announced a new partnership with St. Louis-based CyberUp that will give students participating in the nonprofit’s eight-week cybersecurity training program the option… Read more »

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Transit Funding tops list of CMT’s 2020 Policy Agenda

Transit funding, regional transit priorities and safety top the list of CMT’s Policy Agenda for 2020.  Citizens for Modern Transit recently released its FY19 Legislative Priorities. The economic future of the State of Missouri is tied directly to our commitment to funding of the State’s infrastructure.  Public transit serves every county in Missouri – both rural and urban, and the… Read more »

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Group Releases Survey on Transportation Needs in  O’Fallon, MO

Transportation Access for St. Charles County (TASCC), a group formed to address transportation needs in the area, announced the launch of a survey aimed at assessing the needs and opportunities related to transportation for businesses and their employees in the City of O’Fallon, MO, primarily along the Highway K corridor between Highway P and Interstate… Read more »

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Invest in Transit. See Economic Returns. Help St. Louis Thrive.

You can make a difference this #GivingTuesday, please consider a year-end gift to Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT). As the regional transit advocacy organization, CMT is continually working to improve and expand transit options throughout the St. Louis region. We recently delivered the 2019 Public Transit Impact Study.  Public Transit delivers $3.67 billion in direct and indirect… Read more »

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POP-UP COAT EXCHANGE BEING HELD AT THREE METRO TRANSIT STOPS DEC. 6 – 20

Transit is a viable transportation option in the St. Louis region, especially in the winter months and during inclement weather. To help riders stay warm, Citizens for Modern Transit, the Bureau of Transit Police, Metro Transit, Metro Transit Public Safety, St. Clair County Transit District, AARP St. Louis and University of Missouri–St. Louis are partnering… Read more »

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CMT to Host Two Learning From Place Workshops at Upcoming Walking Summit

National Walking Summit-St. Louis hosted by America Walks is scheduled to take place March 10 – 11, 2020 at the Brown School at Washington University.  Attendees from across the country will have an opportunity to hear new ideas, meet other advocates for walking and health, and participate in interactive discussions and programming including two Learning from… Read more »

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Public Transportation Scores Major Wins in Last Night’s Elections Across the Country

The results are in and voters across America overwhelmingly voiced their support for investing in more public transportation. In large and small communities across the country, voters once again showed that investing in public transit and investing in their local economies is critical to their communities. Yesterday, 6 of 9 public transportation-related ballot measures passed… Read more »

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CITIZENS FOR MODERN TRANSIT TO UPDATE COMMUNITY ON TRANSIT SECURITY EFFORTS

Talking Transit Event to Feature an Update on Phase II of the MetroLink Security Assessment and a Panel Discussion with Metro Transit’s New Public Safety Leadership Team Transit safety is a top regional priority, and leadership continues to take a very active role in addressing challenges, making changes and helping the community regain confidence in… Read more »

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RFP for Public Relations Released for Ridership Programming

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) in partnership with St. Clair County Transit District is undertaking a two-year education campaign, which will including launch of new programming, partnership collaboration and rider/community engagement.   CMT is seeking a firm to assist with these efforts in planning, executing and promoting these events and messaging items.   The programs would include… Read more »

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CMT Releases RFP for Graphic Design

Request for Proposals for Graphic Design to Citizens for Modern Transit for the Ten Toe Express® Program Federal Project CMAQ – 5456(615) Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with the campaign for CMT’s Ten Toe Express® Program to promote ridership on the transit system.  The goal will… Read more »

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Metro Transit Expands MetroLink Access Project

An expansion of a MetroLink access pilot project is nearing completion and will change how riders access the platforms at the Delmar Mand Central West End MetroLink Stations. As an expansion of the MetroLink Access Project sponsored by Citizens for Modern Transit that launched in September 2018, fencing and other infrastructure is being installed at… Read more »