Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is a member-supported, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to lead efforts for an integrated, affordable, and convenient public transportation system with light rail expansion as the critical component that will drive economic growth to improve quality of life in the St. Louis region. CMT is looking to connect with individuals interested in getting involved with and working toward improving the local public transportation system. If this is something that speaks to you, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for the most up-to-date volunteer opportunities and check out some of the exciting programs we have available below.
Hop aboard the 2022 Ten Toe Express! The Ten Toe Express is a walking program linking transit and your own ten toes through group walks that meet at MetroLink stations and take Metro transit to fun destinations exploring the St. Louis region. We walk in a variety of places and visit unique spots that even the most seasoned St. Louis explorers may not know about. Groups often stop for lunch or a snack before heading back. Check out the CMT Ten Toe Express Facebook group!
CMT needs your help. 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 the community! Volunteers provide a snapshot of the system one time each month while they are out and about using transit. The program narrows in on safety and security by evaluating security presence at stations and on trains/buses, observing contract and in-house security, determining if fares are being inspected, and gauging levels of customer engagement. Reports are provided to Metro Public Safety monthly as a part of their internal evaluation process, and to the public on an annual basis.
New to transit in St. Louis? Give it a try with CMT’s Try and Ride Program.
The Try & Ride program will provide complimentary transit tickets for one month, giving riders time to test and learn the new system. The program requires riders to commit to utilizing the bus or train for one additional month at their own expense for a total of two months.