Fresh Air and Plenty of Space Available on SCCTD MetroBikeLink Trail System

Work continues on the SCCTD MetroBikeLink Trail System to ensure it is maintained and accessible to families practicing social distancing and looking for an outdoor retreat. Fences are being cleared, brush, shrubs, and mud are being removed, and other maintenance activities are taking place to keep these trails in tip-top shape.  Getting out on the …

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Apr 6

SCCTD to Recognize Operators During these Extraordinary Times

The St. Clair County Transit District will be showing its appreciation for the Illinois operators, Metro mechanics, and ATS drivers next week with a to-go lunch.  “Illinois operators are on the front lines providing essential service during these uncertain times including our healthcare providers, first responders and those who need to take essential trips,” said …

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Apr 3

New MetroBus Shelters Will be Popping up in St. Clair County this Spring

The St. Clair County Transit District is partnering with Bi-State Development to ensure the safety and comfort of its riders.   Work is underway on Phase I of bus stop renovations.  The contractor is wrapping up the new concrete pads for approximately 25 locations for shelters.  Upon completion of the concrete work, Metro Transit will then …

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Apr 1

New Contract Security Firm Begins Patrols on Metro Transit April 1

Beginning on April 1, G4S Secure Solutions will begin providing contract security guard services on the Metro Transit system. The global security firm was approved in December 2019 by the Bi-State Board of Commissioners. Metro Transit is working with G4S to implement a mobile deployment strategy for the entire system including St. Louis City and …

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Mar 31

Notice: SCCTD Trail Maintenance from Rt. 161 to Memorial Station

Notice: SCCTD has begun clearing brush and trimming trees along the MetroBikeLink from Rt 161 to Memorial Station.  There will be large equipment in this area.  All bikers and pedestrians are to respect the contractors work area and do not proceed through the work area unless otherwise permitted.  We apologize in advance for the inconvenience.  …

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Mar 30

MetroBus Riders May Experience Delays Due to COVID-19 Service Changes; Check Transit App

MetroBus riders in Missouri and Illinois may experience delays due to COVID-19 service changes. Riders may want to check Transit App before heading out or contacting Metro Customer Service.  Metro Transit is currently operating a modified weekend service schedule. As the number of operator hours is reduced, it will not be possible to operate every …

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Mar 27

Cabin Fever?  Enjoy the SCCTD MetroBikeLink Trail

As we look to ways to social distance and get some fresh air and exercise during the COVID-19 outbreak, the MetroBikeLink Trail might be a great option for walkers, runners and bicyclists alike.  The St. Clair County Transit District MetroBikeLink System includes trails and bike paths along MetroLink in Southwestern Illinois.  The development of a …

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Mar 24

Trail Maintenance Alert – Swansea Station

SCCTD will be doing trail maintenance on the bridges from the Swansea Station east to the 161 bridge. This work will begin Tuesday and continue until the end of the week as weather permits. Anticipate bridge closings throughout this area. If you have any questions or comments please email SCCTD. Thank you in advance for …

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Mar 22

A Message from our Friends at Challenge Unlimited, Inc.

As we all hear of the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States, we want you to know that your safety is one of our top concerns. With your wellbeing in mind, Challenge Unlimited, Inc. has received a mandate from the Illinois Department of Human Services to cease client services effective Tuesday, March …

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Mar 17

Metro Transit has Released a Statement on COVID-19

St. Louis Metro Transit has released the following statement and list of resources regarding the COVID-19 virus.  The full statement and original page can be viewed here. “We are keeping a close eye on COVID-19 developments and are in communications with local, regional and state health officials. As a precaution, we have enhanced our cleaning and …

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Mar 12

Commuters “Hopping on Transit” at Select Transit Centers March 20th to Receive a Bunny Candy in Celebration of the Start of Spring

Transit is a safe, beneficial transportation option utilized daily by thousands of St. Louis area residents. To demonstrate appreciation to these individuals and reinforce why transit is a sweet ride, representatives of St. Clair County Transit District, Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit, Metro Transit Public Safety, St. Louis County Police Department, St. Louis Metropolitan …

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Mar 6
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