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CMT releases findings from Transit Funding Study

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) today released the results of its six-month Transit Funding Study conducted by Transportation for America. The findings, which were shared this morning at an event held in conjunction with the transit advocacy organization’s 30th anniversary, reinforced that major light rail expansion could be a reality for the St. Louis area … Continued

CMT Ten Toe is ready to go on ten toes, transit and trails this Fall

The Citizens for Modern Transit Fall Ten Toe Express will kick off on September 1, 2015 with a walk highlighting transit and trails in the St. Louis region in partnership with Great Rivers Greenway. Registration is now underway. New Registrants You can register online or in-person at one of our registration events before the start … Continued

Join CMT for its 31st Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon

CMT’s 31st  Annual Meeting on September 11, 2015 will mark the culmination of our 30th anniversary year — that’s three decades of Transit Advocacy! Join us on Friday, Sept. 11 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel, Crystal Ballroom. REGISTER TODAY! Jarrett Walker, internationally known innovator in public transit network design and policy and author of Human … Continued

Weigh in on importance of TIGER funding for TRANSIT

Since 2009, the federal TIGER program has made projects in Missouri like the Kansas City Streetcar project and a new MetroLink Station at Cortex in mid-town a reality, directing a relatively tiny $4 billion into smart, ready-to-go  transportation projects for a high return on investment. Unfortunately, in the just-released proposal for a new long-term transportation … Continued

CMT seeking Administrative Assistant

CMT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Part-Time Position Citizens for Modern Transit is seeking a talented individual to serve as the Administrative Assistant for the organization. CMT, a 1000+ member 501(c)3 organization with a 26-member volunteer board, leads the St. Louis region’s education and advocacy efforts for a robust and expanding transit system, especially light rail, with the … Continued

Sponsorhip opportunities for CMT Annual Meeting on Sept. 11

  Please reserve September 11, 2015 for the Citizens for Modern Transit’s 31st Annual Meeting — a culmination of a year of celebrations and activities surrounding transit in St. Louis. The organization is more committed than ever to ensure St. Louis will continue developing our award winning transit system. To mark this event, CMT will … Continued

IL Governor announces 40% reduction in AMTRAK funding

IL Governor Rauner has announced a 40% reduction in Amtrak funding to begin July 1 which will have a drastic impact on service between St. Louis and Chicago and beyond.  At least half of Illinois-funded downstate trains will be discontinued if implemented. Illinois contracts with Amtrak to operate eight daily round-trip linking Chicago and three … Continued

Sneak Peek at CMT Fall Ten Toe Express Special Walks

CMT  recently announced its special walks for Fall 2015 Ten Toe Express Session.   Below is a sneak peek at some of the exciting destinations using transit, trails and your own ten toes to get around. September 1 – Exploring Transit & Trails: Fall 2015 Kick Off Walk Meet at Shrewsbury Metrolink Station. The River des … Continued

CMT releases RFP for graphic design for Annual Report

Request for Proposals for Graphic Design to Citizens for Modern Transit For FY15 Annual Report Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT its FY15 Annual Report. Work products will include creation and development of the FY15 Annual Report in both print ready and online versions.  CMT will need … Continued

CMT’s Try & Ride Program continues for another year

On the heels of the widely successful launch of Citizens for Modern Transit’s Try & Ride Program last June, the organization announced it has entered into the second and final year of this initiative. The program aims to help area residents overcome some of the perceived hurdles associated with using MetroLink and MetroBus for their … Continued

CMT Try & Ride program exceeds all goals at 1 year mark

The CMT Try & Ride program continues to exceed all goals set for the program in attracting new riders to the transit system in St. Louis.  The program kicked off on June 14, 2014 with the help of local media personalities Todd Morgan from KHITS and Paul Cook from Y98 talking about their experiences as … Continued

Great adventures await this summer with Transit & Trails in St. Louis

Start exploring with your own ten toes, Metro and greenways Connect MetroBus  and MetroLink to the Great River Greenway system to some exciting destinations this summer. Now is the time to start your adventure. . . St. Louis has some of the best transit to trail connections thanks to Great Rivers Greenway and Metro.   Get … Continued

St. Louis County to fund light rail expansion study

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger announced at the East-West Gateway Council of Governments’ board meeting in May  the county intended to spend $1 million to study MetroLink expansion. He also asked this study be included in East-West Gateway’s Connected 2045, the region’s long-range regional transportation plan. The plan currently outlines $4 billion worth of projects that … Continued

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