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County Council Approves FY21 Bi-State Appropriation

The St. Louis County Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to send the Bi-State Development Agency its fiscal year 2021 operating and capital budget. Each year, Bi-State goes through an appropriation process with both the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County.  The budget request was for $134 million ($133,992,195) and represents 80% of the funding … Continued

Bi-State Board Approves Ride & Abide Policy at June 26 Meeting

On Friday, June 26, the Bi-State Development Board voted unanimously to approve the Ride & Abide Policy previously approved at the Bi-State Security Sub-committee in May.   The Ride and Abide policy was originally one of the action items outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the locally elected officials and Bi-State in May of … Continued

Board, Explore & Win 

Public transit is essential and can get you where you want to go. To reinforce this message, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), in partnership with Metro Transit and St. Clair County Transit District, is promoting how easy it is to utilize the region’s safe, reliable and robust public transportation system to access hundreds of St. … Continued

METRO TRANSIT LEADERSHIP PROVIDES UPDATE ON RIDERSHIP, COVID-19 RESPONSE EFFORTS AND SAFETY/SECURITY DURING CMT’S VIRTUAL “TALKING TRANSIT” EVENT

Ridership on the region’s public transit system was up for the first time in 40 months before COVID-19 hit, triggering significant impacts that have required ongoing response. Key learnings from those attending Citizens for Modern Transit’s virtual “Talking Transit” event held today via Zoom included details of Metro Transit’s work to protect the welfare of … Continued

Metro Transit Introduces Mobile Fares

Metro Transit riders will be able to purchase MetroBus and MetroLink fares directly from their mobile device using Transit, the official app of Metro Transit, starting Monday, June 22. The app is already used by tens of thousands of transit riders in the St. Louis region to plan their trip, track their ride and make … Continued

CONTEST ALERT! Test Drive Transit with Try & Ride

For all Missouri and Illinois residents out there who are ready to test drive transit in the St. Louis region once regular operations resume, participate in our contest and stand a chance to win amazing prizes. We’re giving away CMT prize packs for you and a friend valued at over $50 each! How to enter … Continued

Design Consultant Selected for MetroBikeLink Campaign

Design Lab 443 was selected for the 2020 MetroBikeLink campaign.  Design Lab 443 was selected from a pool of three proposals – evaluated based on the following established criteria: Qualifications of person/firm conducting the work Proposal Quality Product samples – samples provided and/or on firm website need to be relevant to work being asked to … Continued

Sponsorship Opportunities for the upcoming 36th CMT Annual Meeting

Please reserve September 17, 2020 for the Citizens for Modern Transit’s 36th Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon. Due to the pandemic’s impact on our daily lives, the CMT Annual Meeting will look a little different this year as a virtual event.  However, as our largest fundraiser, we hope you will consider joining us as a … Continued

Maplewood Transit Stop Transformation Project Complete, Open to the Public

 Project Completely Transformed the Maplewood MetroBus Stop into an Active Space that Encourages Play, Cultivates Community and Increases Transit Use Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) and AARP in St. Louis have been working to activate the Maplewood MetroBus Stop – located at the southwest corner of Manchester Rd. and Marshall Ave. – in partnership with … Continued

MPTA TO HOST FREE VIRTUAL EVENT ON ADA GUIDELINES FOR PROVIDING EQUAL TRANSIT SERVICE TO ALL PASSENGERS

The Missouri Public Transit Association (MPTA), in partnership with the National Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP), is hosting a free virtual event to educate transit industry leaders about their responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to equal service for all passengers. The educational event is being held on Wednesday, July 22, at … Continued


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