Posts Categorized: Transit Oriented Development

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CMT Sponsors ULI TAP at Belleville Station

Thursday, November 11, 2011, Citizens for Modern Transit partnered with Metro, St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), and the City of Belleville to host the first of three Urban Land Institute (ULI) Technical Assistance Panels (TAPs).  Technical Assistance Panels are part of ULI’s Advisory Services Program and consists of panel of industry professionals assembled to… Read more »

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City Issues RFP for TOD at CORTEX Site

The St. Louis Development Corporation (SLDC) has issued and RFP/RFQ for transit oriented development at the CORTEX Site. Starting Date: 11-04-2011 Closing Date: 12-02-2011 Closing Time: 12:00 PM Summary St. Louis Development Corporation (SLDC) seeks a consulting firm (Consultant) with expertise in transit feasibility studies, connectivity planning, and transit-oriented development (TOD)planning. The objective is to… Read more »

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TOD Can Make Transit Pofitable

That’s right…Profitable.  Sustainable Cities Collective recently posted an article about Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Rail (MTR) and how the system that connects Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, & New Territories not only 100% pays for itself, but is profitable.  So, what’s the secret behind MTR’s success: Transit Oriented Development (TOD).  The Hong Kong MTR Corporation (MTRC)… Read more »

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APTA Hosts 12th Annual Photo Invitational

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is seeking photos for their 12th annual Photo Invitational. APTA wants photos that depict public transportation’s significance, value and benefits of opportunity, access, freedom, and mobility, which enable everyone in the community to accomplish what is important to them, all the while making communities stronger and more vibrant. The… Read more »

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Winner! CMT Best Transit Pic Contest – October

For the  fourth month in a row CMT has hosted The Citizens for Modern Best Transit Pic Contest. The winner receives a free monthly Metro pass. This month’s winner was selected by CMT Associate Director: Seth Teel. With all the excitement of the Cardinal’s post season, we couldn’t help but select a photo the illustrates… Read more »

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URS Hiring Transportation Civil Engineer

Post Date: Oct 11, 2011 Location: St Louis, MO, US Requisition Number: URS60537 Interest Category: Engineering Interest Sub Category: Engineering – Transportation Job Title : Transportation Civil Engineer Employment Category/Status: part-time Type of Position: Temporary Country: U.S. State: Missouri City: St Louis Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or appropriate discipline. Minimum five years… Read more »

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Cella Speaks at Carnahan Press Conference on HR3200

Yesterday Congressman Carnahan held a press conference honoring the filing of HR 3200 – “The Local Flexibility for Transit Assistance Act.”  CMT Executive Director Kimberly Cella joined Carnahan, Linda Dopuch (MCU), and John Nations (Metro) in speaking at the event. Below are her remarks: Good morning, I am Kim Cella, executive Director of Citizens for… Read more »

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Transit Oriented Development Study RFP from EWG

East West Gateway Council of Governments has released a request for proposals (RFP) for a Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Study as part of the 3-year HUD Regional Plan for Sustainable Development (RPSD) Grant.  EWG is seeking a consultant to complete a transit oriented development study of the existing light rail stations within the St. Louis… Read more »