Posts Tagged: Citizens for Modern Transit

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… Read more »

CMT seeks motivated individual for Program Associate position

Program Associate of Citizens for Modern Transit Job Posting Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seeking a talented individual to serve as the Program Associate for the organization.  CMT is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization with over 1,000 members and a 26-member volunteer board. CMT leads the St. Louis region’s education and advocacy efforts for a… Read more »

CMT releases RFP for Graphic Design

CMT is seeking a Graphic Design consultant to develop a new logo/brand for Citizens for Modern Transit. This logo/design will be released as a part of CMT’s 30th Annivesary year-long celebration of events. Work products will include: New Logo with standards New Stationery design New tagline Logo file in several layouts and file types CMT… Read more »

AMTRAK on the move in MO

Amtrak in on the move in Missouri. According to a recent update from the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Multi-Modal division, Amtrak ridership, revenue, on-time performance and customer satisfaction are all on the increase.   Current improvements to the line between St. Louis and Kansas City include: $63 million for capacity improvements to ensure good on-time performance… Read more »

CMT honors individuals committed to moving transit forward at Annual Meeting

Citizens for Modern Transit honored an individual and an organization committed to moving transit forward in the St. Louis region at its  29th Annual Meeting on September 13 in Downtown St. Louis.  CMT awarded Delores Lysakowski, chair of the St. Clair County Transit District, the 2013 Service Award. Lysakowski has been with the district since… Read more »

Special Walks Added to Ten Toe Express Spring Session

Spring Ten Toe Express is right around the corner with some exciting new CMT Special Walks! We have recently added to our list of special walks for the Spring 2013 Session of the Ten Toe Express. See the walk details below or check the Ten Toe website for more information. We hope to see you… Read more »

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St. Louis MetroLink TOD Market Study

East West Gateway Council of Governments has put forth a study on Transit Oriented Development as it relates to St. Louis MetroLink.  This study outlines that while MetroLink’s 37 stations provide great connections for the region, the stations themselves don’t provide much opportunity to live and work near transit, while using it as the “primary… Read more »

Congratulations to December Transit Pic Contest Winner!

For over a year, CMT has hosted the The Citizens for Modern Best Transit Pic Contest.  The winner receives a free month-long Metro pass.  This month’s photo, chosen by CMT’s own intern, Melissa Theiss, provides a unique perspective to truly show what is old is also new at the 8th & Pine MetroLink Station. …And… Read more »


TOD Survey Results

Earlier this week, CMT posed a question to the public on our website: What would you like to see around MetroLink in the St. Louis and surrounding Illinois region?  Answer options included: retail, residential, recreation,office space, vegetation, hospitality, healthcare and an opportunity to provide options of your own. Overwhelmingly, the majority of poll respondents noted… Read more »


St. Louis Regional Sustainable Communities Meetings Scheduled for Early 2013

The Regional Plan for Sustainable Development (RPSD) is a planning process designed to involve citizens in promoting housing, transportation, and economic development in their communities.  The program, funded by the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will take place over the course of 3 years, with a series of community meetings scheduled for… Read more »


Quick TOD Survey!

Please take a moment to tell CMT just what you would like to see constructed around MetroLink in the St. Louis region!  We want to hear what each and every person feels would optimally benefit the community.  And if you have comments, we want to hear those as well.   It’s only one question and… Read more »

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CMT Brings Back the Transit Pic Contest for December

CMT has hosted the Transit Picture Contest for over a year now!  The contest, unfortunately, was not held the past few months, but is now back just in time for the holiday season!  CMT encourages everyone to submit their pictures of public transportation and as a reward, at the end of the month, the best… Read more »