Posts Categorized: General

Uber, rideshare part of the new vision for area bus system?

Uber, ridershare and new technologies were all a part of the discussion at the CMT Talking Transit event sponsored by the St. Louis Regional Chamber on Oct. 18 on the Metro ReImagined Study underway in St. Louis.  The large-scale, comprehensive study of the MetroBus System in St. Louis began this past spring. According to Metro… Read more »

Special Ten Toe Walk to Springfield being offered in March 2018

The Ten Toe Express is headed to Springfield, MO for a special walk in 2018.  On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, the Ten Toe Express will board a bus to Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield Missouri. This event will be led by CMT Ten Toe Walk Leader Mary Fran Balmer. The bus will… Read more »

N. Hanley Metro Market Opportunity to (Re)vision Area Around Transit

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) and AARP in St. Louis provided an opportunity for the community to (re)vision the area around the North Hanley MetroLink Station through a pop-up Metro Market on Wednesday, Oct. 11. The event temporarily transformed a portion of the expansive parking lot into an active space that connected people to products, services… Read more »

Northside-Southside Study moves into Phase II

The Northside-Southside Study, which began early this year, is wrapping up Phase I of the 18 month study. The purpose of the study is to confirm and validate the proposed on-street light rail expansion project in St. Louis.   According to a report to the CMT Board on Friday, Oct. 6 by Project Manager Dan Meyers… Read more »

CMT selects consultant for Fall Marketing Program

CMT has selected the Vandiver Group for the 2017 Marketing Campaign. The Vandiver Group was selected from a pool of 5 proposals – evaluated based on the following established criteria: Qualifications of person/firm conducting the work Proposal Quality Product samples – samples provided and/or on firm website need to be relevant to work being asked to be completed. Once the proposals… Read more »

CMT Ten Toe Walk Leaders to be honored at Ageless Remarkable St. Louisan’s Gala

The St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors System today announced the inspiring honorees that will be recognized at its 15th annual Ageless Remarkable St. Louisans’ Gala, celebrating the outstanding achievements of dynamic older adults age 75+ including CMT Ten Toe Walk Leaders Norm and Joan Krumrey.   Scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency… Read more »

Volunteers Needed for Loop Trolley trainings

The Loop Trolley Company is running emergency preparedness training for operators of the Loop Trolley, and seeks volunteers for the training exercises. Volunteers are sought for three Loop Trolley emergency preparedness exercises on the following dates: Saturday, October 21, 2017 Sunday, October 22, 2017 Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Each event starts at 7:45 a.m., and each… Read more »

Test Drive Public Transit with CMT’s Try and Ride Program

Citizens for Modern Transit  issued a reminder about the availability of its Try & Ride program, which allows area residents to test drive the MetroLink and/or MetroBus for their workday commutes. Targeted at individuals who are new to the public transit system, the popular program provides users with customized route information, helpful tips and free… Read more »

LINK Market coming to Wellston and North Hanley Stations

In a few short weeks groceries will arrive at two MetroLink  Stations – Wellston and North Hanley.   The mission of the Link Market (LINK) is to improve access to healthy, affordable food for hungry people in the St. Louis region. LINK markets are modular grocery stores that serve food desert communities. Customers on their… Read more »

Electeds provide update on action items in MOU at CMT Annual Meeting

St. Louis elected officials joined forces at the CMT 33rd Annual Meeting on Sept. 13 to provide an update on the action items accomplished to date under the security Memorandum of Understanding signed in mid-May. St. Louis City Mayor Lyda Krewson, St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, whose… Read more »

Citizens for Modern Transit Elects New Board Members at 33rd Annual Meeting

The Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) membership elected Sheila Kimlinger, Transportation Group Manager for Thouvenot, Wade & Moerchen, Inc., and Jennifer Obertino, Vice-President Midwest Region at AECOM,  to three-year terms on the board at CMT’s 33rd Annual Meeting on September 13, 2017. “CMT is very lucky to add these individuals to the Board of Directors,”… Read more »