Posts Categorized: MetroLink

Define a clear strategy for future transit projects

CMT Executive Director Kim Cella’s Op-Ed as it appeared in the St. Louis Post Dispatch on May 26: East-West Gateway Council of Governments, the local planning organization for the St. Louis region, is currently soliciting public comments on its newest long-range regional transportation plan, known as Connected2045. The plan outlines $4 billion worth of projects… Read more »

Join CMT for its 30th Anniversary Celebration on July 23

JOIN CMT in CELEBRATING 30 YEARS on JULY 23, 2015 Citizens for Modern Transit, founded in 1985, will celebrate 30 years of advocating for good public transit in the St. Louis region at its 30th Anniversary Celebration on July 23, 2015 at the Moonrise Hotel. We hope you will join us to  celebrate 30 years… Read more »

CMT honored with 2015 What’s Right with Region! Award

On May 7, 2015, FOCUS St. Louis honored 20 organizations, individuals, and initiatives that are making a difference in St. Louis at the 18th annual What’s Right with the Region! awards celebration. The honorees were nominated by the public and selected by a panel of community judges for their impact and service to the community…. 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 Metro Market highlights opportunities beyond a sea of cars around MetroLink

Beyond Housing’s First Fridays features CMT Metro Market on June 5 at Rock Road MetroLink Station Dining? Shopping? Entertainment? A Sea of Cars?  Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) in partnership with Beyond Housing, Great Rivers Greenway and Metro is helping area residents visualize the opportunities around transit beyond a sea of parking at the Rock… Read more »

CMT Releases RFP for Tshirt printing

Request for Proposals for Tshirt Printing to Citizens for Modern Transit Federal Project CMAQ-5401-710   Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a tshirt vendor to print tshirts as a part of CMT’s Great Race promotions to promote ridership on the transit system. Work products will include layout and printing of the tshirts. CMT will… Read more »

New North County Transit Center under construction

Metro’s latest transit center is under construction. The new North County Transit Center will be located on Pershall Road between West Florissant Ave. and New Halls Ferry Road.   With 19 percent of MetroBus and MetroLink ridership in North St. Louis County, Metro secured federal funding to plan and build the new transit center. The construction… Read more »

One MetroLink Monitor opportunity left – write today!

Citizens for Modern Transit has one MetroLink Monitor opportunity left and we hope you’ll volunteer today! CMT is currently looking for a volunteer to check on the Clayton station.  If you take MetroLink regularly or live or work in the area, this would be a perfect opportunity to get involved in transit improvement efforts in… Read more »

CMT & Creating Whole Communities look at transit’s role in development in communities

CMT & Creating Whole Communities partnered on March 12 to present Transportation’s Impact on the Neighborhood.  The program featured  Rosa Ortiz with Enterprise Community Partners on transit’s role in creating equitable development opportunities in a community.  Enterprise Community Partners has worked in communities across the country to ensure TOD is attainable along transit infrastructure corridors.   Ms. Ortiz serves as a… Read more »

Metro Service Changes Scheduled for March 16

Responding to customer and operator feedback, Metro has announced its spring service changes, many of which will make route connections better for passengers. Metro provided the following details of the service changes, which will be effective Monday, March 16: #11 Chippewa: The weekday eastbound trip at 6:02 p.m. from the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Station will… Read more »

CMT 2015 Ten Toe Express Kick-Off Walk SOLD OUT!

The CMT & AARP St. Louis Ten Toe Express kick-off walk on April 2, 2015 has sold out. Ten Toe registrations are going strong and the kick-off walk has reached capacity.  On April 2, the group will be walking to the 6 North Apartment Building to learn about Universal Design.  This walk was developed in… 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 »

Transit projects on the move nationally

On February 2, President Obama released his fiscal year (FY) 2016 budget request for funding the federal government.  According to the Center for Transportation Excellence, within the budget request, the Federal Transit Administration’s New Starts/Small Starts grant program designated 54 projects to receive grants to improve and/or expand public transit. Many of the awards  include… Read more »