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Alternative modes to go head-to-head on May 8 for CMT’s Great Race

Race will Culminate with a Metro Market from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Shrewsbury MetroLink Station Team TRANSIT, Team BIKE, Team CARSHARE and Team CARPOOL will compete in a head-to-head competition to raise awareness about the viable transportation options available in our region as part of Citizens for Modern Transit’s Great Race. The event, … Continued

CMT releases list of employers within half-mile of MetroLink

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) has released a list of employers located within half a mile of every MetroLink station throughout the region on their website.  This list is intended to help job seekers find employers along the light rail alignment or connecting MetroBus system.  This list is a resource to further the region’s investment … Continued

CMT unveils members of Great Race Teams

It’s hard to believe the Great Race is just a little more than a month away. I hope you are all getting pumped for the excitement surrounding May 8. This year’s race will start at the Fortels Pizza Den (7359 Forsyth Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63105) at 4:30 p.m. and culminate at approximately 5:30 p.m. … Continued

East-West Gateway to build regional transportation priority list – weigh in today!

East-West Gateway has begun a process to build a list of regional transportation priorities for the region.  This process coincides with the debate going on in the MO legislature on HJR68/SJR48- the proposed one-cent general sales tax for transportation in MO.   Provisions of this bill include the development of a list of transportation projects to be funded … Continued

CMT discusses possible new addition to Light Rail system in STL

CMT hosted more than 80 members and interested citizens for a Report to the Community on the results of a Feasibility Study for a possible new light rail station in the Midtown area this morning.  The study is an analysis of transit alternatives in the Central Corridor – defined as the area along the existing MetroLink alignment … Continued

CMT to host discussion on first possible addition to MetroLink since 2006

Feasibility Study Findings to be Shared with the Community on March 27 in the CORTEX District Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) will host a discussion to explore the possibility of adding a new light rail station in Midtown/CORTEX to the current MetroLink system.  The event is slated for 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 27 at … Continued

VA move not a good move for employees or visitors

Over the last few days there has been a lot of press coverage on the GSA relocating 800+  U.S. Dept. of  Veteran’s Affairs employees from Downtown St. Louis to space on Page Ave.  There have been numerous reasons cited why this move is not beneficial for the region, the taxpayers, the employees and the visitors to … Continued

Major Developments in Downtown St. Louis have great transit access

 Downtown St. Louis is one of the best transit served neighborhoods of the region and we are excited to celebrate the new developments our transit system supports. In addition to the $380 million redevelopment of the Gateway Arch, most closely served by the Arch-Laclede’s Landing station, there are several other big developments to mention. The … Continued

Pagedale Board of Aldermen Adopts Transit Oriented Development Form Based Zoning District around Rock Road MetroLink Station with help of CMT and others

The Pagedale Board of Aldermen passed an ordinance establishing the “E – Transit Oriented Development Form Based Zoning District” in the City of Pagedale Zoning Code on Feb. 13 at their meeting.  This process was made possible through a unique collaboration of community stakeholders and local organizations who see the value in building around the … Continued

CMT releases new tool for development around transit

We know that development around Light Rail is the key to moving the St. Louis region and transit system forward, and CMT has released a resource to encourage  Transit Oriented Development that the region needs.  In partnership with Metro, CMT has created real estate spec sheets for the areas around all 37 MetroLink Stations.  These … Continued

CMT survey shows Light Rail top priority for STL

CMT recently conducted a survey  of St. Louis residents  to determine the top priority for transit for the region.  Light rail took home a winner.  Forty-five percent of the respondents indicated the number one transit priority for St. Louis should be the Northside/Southside MetroLink extension. The transit options were taken  from East-West Gateway’s list of … Continued

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