• Strategic Security Plan Opportunity to Get St. Louis Back on Board with Transit

    From Citizens for Modern Transit:  Missourians rely on public transit for 62 million rides a year. A safe, reliable public transit system plays a key role in stimulating economic development, attracting and retaining business, establishing healthier, sustainable...

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  • East-West Board selects WSP for Phase 2 of MetroLink System-Wide Security Assessment

    From Citizens for Modern Transit:  WSP selected this morning to lead Phase II of the MetroLink System-Wide Assessment.  The East-West Gateway Board of Directors voted this morning to move Phase II of the program forward under the...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Join CMT in Celebrating 35 Years by Sponsoring 35th Anniversary Event

    Citizens for Modern Transit, founded in 1985, will be celebrating 35 years of advocating for public transit on July 31, 2019 at Innovation Hall adjacent to the Cortex MetroLink Station to mark the occasion and invite you to join...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Bi-State’s New Leader Ousts Metro Security Chief, Top Assistant

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Metro Transit’s top two security officials were ousted Friday amid what the operation’s new chief executive said is an effort to coordinate better with local police departments in protecting MetroLink passengers. Sources said...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • New Bi-State CEO Pledges to Improve Security on Metro

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  Bi-State Development named Taulby Roach as its next president and CEO today. Roach will take office Jan. 1, 2019, replacing John Nations, who is stepping down after eight years to return to private...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Forest Park DeBaliviere TOD Announced

    From NextSTL:  Metro announced on its blog today a plan to develop the area around the Forest Park DeBaliviere Station. The project will replace the parking lot, strip mall, and  turn-around across DeBaliviere. The developer is Pearl Properties who...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Developer Plans 265 Apartments, Retail Around Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  An Indianapolis developer plans to transform the block around the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink station with a $70 million development adding 265 apartments and 34,000 square feet of retail. The Bi-State Development Board of...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Talking Transit Event Set for Nov. 16 to Highlight Transit Security Best Practices

    Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), the St. Louis Regional Chamber and East-West Gateway Council of Governments are inviting area residents to take part in a special “Talking Transit” event that will highlight transit security best practices from...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Commentary: Transit Access Part of Development Boom

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  Economic development is booming in St. Louis’ core. As outlined in the St. Louis Business Journal’s recent article titled, “Who knew: $8 billion in projects from Arch to Wash U,” nearly $8 billion in...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Commentary: A New Vision for Transit in St. Louis

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  For any business to survive — and to succeed — it must be able to evolve. Metro Transit has already started its evolution. Cities across the country have been experiencing a decline...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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