Posts Categorized: #OneSTL

OneSTL Seeking Feedback on Regional Sustainability Goals

OneSTL wants you to share your vision for a more sustainable St. Louis by taking its Regional Sustainable Goals survey. Over the last 3 years, a group of 11 partner organizations has been working together to produce OneSTL, a regional plan for sustainable development.  In addition to the project partners, more than 50 organizations, 200… Read more »

CMT testifies on behalf of transit at MO Task Force meeting in Oct.

CMT Executive Director Kim Cella and other transit advocates from across the state talked about the importance of transit in Missouri as a part of their testimony to the Missouri 21st Century Transportation Task Force at their statewide meeting in St. Louis on Oct. 18.  The task force, outlined in HCR 47, is charged with… Read more »

Transportation Update from Capitol Hill

Update as of 7/28/17: The Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously backed legislation that would provide nearly $19.5 billion in discretionary funding for the DOT in fiscal 2018 — which is $978 million above current level. The Senate bill also would provide $550 million for the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program, which would be… Read more »

MetroLink Law Enforcement Task Force at work on the system

From St. Louis County release June 28, 2017 The MetroLink law enforcement task force, a joint effort to improve MetroLink security that includes officers from St. Louis County, the City of St. Louis and St. Clair County, Illinois, as well as Metro security personnel is already having a positive impact in reducing crime on MetroLink…. Read more »

Development proposals sought for North Hanley MetroLink Station and adjacent areas

University Square is seeking proposals to develop the North Hanley MetroLink Station and surrounding areas.   University Square Community Development Corporation (USCDC)  is working with the following Property Owners: Bi-State Development; University of Missouri; Geiger Hanley LLC, and Geiger Real Estate, Inc.  to bring about the development of property at and adjacent to the North Hanley… Read more »

CMT & AARP create vision of what could be around transit at 2017 Metro Market

Citizens for Modern Transit and AARP St. Louis temporarily transformed the vacant Historic Wabash Station, located at 6005 Delmar Blvd., on June 14 into an active space connecting people to products, services and green spaces. The free, pop-up Metro Market helped showcase how areas around transit stations can become focal points for activity. “Last year,… 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 »

Elected officials, Bi-State and law enforcement agree to framework for improved MetroLink safety

Press release St. Louis County Elected officials and law enforcement leadership from the three jurisdictions that fund Bi-State Development met today with Bi-State Development President and CEO John Nations and three Bi-State Development Board members, reaching unanimous agreement on a plan designed to improve MetroLink security.  The plan focuses on a unified law enforcement command… Read more »

County selected consultant for MetroLink Study

The team led by WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff was selected as the consultant for the Metrolink Preliminary Conceptual Study in St. Louis County. St. Louis County is in the process of initiating the scope and fee negotiation process with the consultant. The County’s goal is to be underway with the study by July 1st. The team consists of :… Read more »

New routes for the Forest Park Trolley

This year there will now be two Forest Park Trolleys to help you get around our city’s crown jewel quicker and easier. Starting on April 15, 2017, riders will be able to travel on the Blue Route and the Green Route to visit the various attractions located throughout Forest Park. The Blue Route will make… Read more »

Zimride blazes new trails with National Park Foundation

Zimride by Enterprise, a service of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, is launching a promotion to support the National Park Foundation and its recreational, educational and service programs, including Active Trails. The Active Trails program advocates healthy lifestyles while simultaneously protecting and enhancing precious land and water trail resources. Zimride by Enterprise is a secure new ride-sharing platform… Read more »

City voters stand beyond transit and economic development with passage of Prop. 1

More than 60 percent of voters in St. Louis City cast their support for Proposition 1 on April 4 for MetroLink expansion and economic development.  The proposition will facilitate a half-cent sales tax increase in the city for “economic development purposes,” including a Northside-Southside MetroLink, neighborhood revitalization, workforce development, public safety, and upgrades to the… Read more »

Anti-Tolling Language shows up in HB4

On March 29, the House Budget Committee voted HCS HB 4 out of committee. The committee substitute includes language in the title clause prohibiting the use of appropriated funds for any costs associated with the tolling of interstate highways. This language would also prohibit funds from being used to study tolling of interstate highways. The… Read more »