Metro St. Louis will be presenting plans for future development of transit service at the following region-wide locations. These events seek to provide residents and stakeholders with a vivid picture of what local transit can aspire to become. Please make a point of attending one these meetings and let Metro hear your voice about the [...]
Letter to the Editor published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on January 19, 2010:
Opponents of the new measure to fund local public transit continue to play fast and loose with the facts. Their claims remain specious and are sustained only through their refusal to understand public transit.
The April 6 vote on funding is not [...]
If an “A” is the best grade in school, let’s give our community a 4.0 in April. The official ballot nomenclature for the County-wide sales tax increase slated for Public Transit is “Proposition A.” Be sure to update your friends and Neighbors about the official ballot language so everyone knows what to look for on [...]
The harsh reality of contemporary public transit is one paved by failed financial circumstances. In order to better understand the context in which St. Louis public transit has found itself, it is absolutely critical to wider the community ken on the national situation. Public transit systems cannot fund themselves – even systems like New York, [...]
Your voice is important to saving public transit; we need you to provide your ideas and energy to ensure victory on April 6, 2010. Below are all the ways you can reach out to established groups and ways you can be an important member of the MOVE 2010 Campaign:
RESTORE AND EXPAND PUBLIC TRANSIT IN ST [...]
Tracking Progress believes that community transformation is predicated on the mobilization of stakeholders and residents. In order for this local human enterprise to truly succeed we depend on the time, energy, and ideas of real people living their real lives. As part of this commitment to an authentic perspective on our community we need information [...]
Vilification of public transit leadership is one of the more traditional arguments against funding; opponents perceive agencies to be static enterprises in which authority remains crystallized, thus edifying the prevailing agency philosophy. Metro St. Louis, the local public transit agency, has come under intense scrutiny because of past misjudgments and inadequate leadership. The agency – [...]
Tracking Progress is proud to provide a brief dictionary – albeit comprehensive in some regards – on public transit in the St. Louis area. Our team believes, perhaps presciently suspects, these (truly-fake/fakely-true) words offer both insight and perspective on the numerous metroubles that currently enervate and await local public transit advocates.
Metropic: the inability to see [...]
Thanks to everyone who made it out to the first Public Transit Meetup, we appreciated having all of the different voices come together and discuss what’s important, see you at the next one: From Citizens for Modern Transit is an analysis of transit-oriented development (TOD) in the St. Louis metropolitan area; The St. Louis Post-Dispatch [...]
To my fellow St. Louisans:
In one direction lies a new way forward; one in which public transit expands and our community prospers. In the other direction lies the past, full of the same divisions and arguments separating the county from the city for over a century. We will have our opportunity to sow seeds of [...]