Posts Categorized: General

Who rides public transportation?

A recently released study compiled by the American Public Transportation Association, provides details on public transit passenger demographics to help answer the questions, who rides public transportation and how do they use it? Surveys were completed from 2008-2015 across 163 different transit systems and the results help paint the picture of public transportation in the… Read more »

Fall Ten Toe Express registration now open!

Created to inspire St. Louis area seniors, 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 2017 Fall session gets underway on… Read more »

Team Bike takes home the bragging rights for 2017 Great Race

Team Bike took home the gold and bragging rights for the 2017 Great Race.  The date was set, the teams selected and St. Louis media was on board to help promote some of the most viable transportation options offered in the region through this year’s Great Race hosted by CMT and AARP St. Louis on June… Read more »

Annual Great Race next week; team updates announced!

The date is set, the teams are selected and St. Louis media is on board to help promote some of the most viable transportation options offered in the region through this year’s Great Race hosted by CMT and AARP St. Louis. Join us next Wednesday afternoon, June 14 at the historic Wabash Station on Delmar… Read more »

Groundbreaking set for new infill station in Cortex

Metro is set to break ground on the new Boyle Street Station, an infill station in the Cortex Innovation Community, this Thursday, June 8 at the site of the new station adjacent to the @4240 Building. This station will be the first addition to the MetroLink system in the St. Louis region since the opening… Read more »

CMT releases program guide to help build ridership on systems across MO

Last fall, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) was awarded a Local Transit Coalition Grant by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). With this grant, CMT was able to put together a program guide educating transit providers and transit advocacy groups on how to implement CMT’s successful transit rider incentive programs, including the Guaranteed Ride Home,… Read more »

Possible new Housing development near Maplewood-Manchester Station

Brentwood could soon see transit oriented development (TOD) near the Maplewood-Manchester MetroLink station. A development company out of the Kansas City area, Garrison Development, has been working the last few years on a plan to build apartments near the transit station in Brentwood and it seems they are getting closer to starting their project. After… Read more »

Join CMT to celebrate 33 years of transit to unify a region for growth!

Don’t  miss CMT’s 33rd Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the Marriott Grand Hotel. When: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Time: 11:30 – Registration; 12:00 Lunch Place: Marriott Grand Hotel, Crystal Ballroom Address: 800 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63101 Accessible MetroLink & #99 Downtown Trolley David Bragdon,  Executive Director of… Read more »

CMT seeking designer for Fall Ten Toe program

Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with the 2017 campaign for CMT’s Ten Toe Express Program to promote ridership on the transit system and the link to healthy living. The key will be to play up the health benefits of using transit in 2017. Work products will… Read more »

Ground-level Power Supply: New Innovation in Light Rail Technology

A new cutting-edge technology is emerging in the world of light rail travel, ground-level power supply or APS. APS is a way to power light rail trams without the use of catenary or overhead power lines. The new technology utilizes a third rail line, placed in the ground between the running rails, to power the… Read more »

Local leaders sign MOU outlining plan to improve MetroLink security

St. Louis City Mayor Lyda Krewson, St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern, and St.  Louis Coutny Executive Stenger, whose jurisdictions fund Bi-State Development, in addition to John Nations, CEO of Bi-State, have signed a memo of understanding (MOU) outlining the plan to improve MetroLink security that they have developed in cooperation with law enforcement. While the MOU… Read more »

Pop-Up Metro Market on June 14

Citizens for Modern Transit and AARP St. Louis have rescheduled their Spring Metro Pop-Up Market for Wednesday, June 14 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Wabash Station in The Loop located at 6005 Delmar Blvd. The event is designed to temporarily transform the vacant site into an active space that connects people to products,… Read more »