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CMT opens registration for Fall Ten Toe Express

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is gearing up for the Fall 2016 Ten Toe Express.  CMT will be teaming up with AARP in St. Louis to bring this walking program linked with transit to St. Louis for the 10th consecutive year.   AARP members from across the St. Louis area, as well as any other interested individual … 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

Citizens for Modern Transit elects Julian Schuster to Board of Directors

The Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) Board of Directors unanimously elected Julian Schuster, Webster University, to a two year term on the board at the March 20 CMT Board Meeting. Dr. Schuster is Provost, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Webster University. Since taking on this position in 2010, the University has adopted … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

Holiday Magic Train

Metro kicked off their Holiday Magic Train yesterday morning at the Shrewsbury MetroLink Station.  To view photos and a short video of the carolers who welcomed in the holiday season, see CMT’s Facebook page here.  This is the third year Metro has decorated a train to celebrate the holidays and as such, Metro transit commuters … Continued

Public Invited to Next Phase of TOD Study Meetings

The East-West Gateway Council of Governments consultant will unveil plans for possible development in communities around three light rail stations in December.  Three meetings, scheduled from December 11-13, 2012, 4-7 p.m., with two identical presentations at 4:30 and 6:30, will highlight Station Area Plans focusing on East St. Louis, Fairview Heights, and North Hanley MetroLink … Continued

“Tapping Into Transit” Event Draws a Crowd

Last night’s first “Tapping Into Transit” event highlighting High Speed Rail in the Midwest  proved to be a enlightening way to build the conversation surrounding expanded and enhanced public transportation in the region.  More than 60 community members, local stakeholders, students, professionals, and Mayor Francis Slay gathered at the Sheraton Hotel to hear from Rick … Continued

CMT to Sponsor ULI TAP at Grand Station

CMT will be engaging the Urban Land Institute St. Louis Chapter to do a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) for the Grand MetroLink Station.  The TAP, composed of local experts on land use, policy, and development, will spend October 30, 2012 analyzing the opportunities for the Grand Station, interviewing stakeholders and developing a possible plan to … Continued

Commuter Happy Hour at North Hanley

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is another “Commuter Happy Hour” event to reinforce the system’s ease of usability and benefits. All area residents, including longtime MetroLink users and potential new riders, are invited to stop by the North Hanley MetroLink Station on Wednesday, October 10 anytime between 4 and 6 p.m. for this fun-filled, evening … Continued

CMT honored to be recipient of The Giving Community

Recently, Citizens for Modern Transit was honored to have been chosen as the 2012 recipient of one of The Giving Community‘s quarterly donations. The Giving Community is a St. Louis-based organization, currently composed of a group of friends from the region and surrounding area who are united by their common interest in social justice and … Continued

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