Transit is a viable transportation option in the St. Louis region, especially in the winter months and during inclement weather. To help riders stay warm, Citizens for Modern Transit, the Bureau of Transit Police, Metro Transit, Metro Transit Public Safety, St. Clair County Transit District, AARP St. Louis and University of Missouri–St. Louis are partnering …

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Nov 11

RFP for Public Relations Released for Ridership Programming

CMT in partnership with St. Clair County Transit District is undertaking a two-year education campaign, which will including launch of new programming, partnership collaboration and rider/community engagement.   CMT is seeking a firm to assist with these efforts in planning, executing and promoting these events and messaging items.   The programs would include Social Media marketing; email …

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Nov 5

SCCTD’s Flyer Takes Off Today in East St. Louis

The ST. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) Flyer, a flexible on-demand service, took off today in East St.  Louis.  Passengers can request a ride through TransLoc’s app or ATS Reservations at 618.800.6884.  This six-month pilot program is made possible through a partnership with TransLoc and Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) which operates Alternative Transportation Services (ATS). …

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Nov 1

Lighting Improvements at Illinois MetroLink Station View from Above

Riders are in for a brighter commute after new LED lights are installed at 11 Illinois MetroLink Stations.

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Oct 25

St. Clair County Transit District, Ameren Illinois, and Bi-State Development Partner to Showcase Upgraded Lighting at Illinois MetroLink Stations

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is set to showcase the impact of its new LED lighting program implemented at every Illinois MetroLink Station in partnership with Ameren Illinois and Bi-State Development. Local transit officials will be making formal remarks about the significance of these upgrades. St. Clair County Chairman Mark Kern, St. Clair County …

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Oct 23

Transit Vision 2020 Updates

Progress continues on the in-depth review of the existing transit network through a study called SCCTD Transit Vision 2020. The purpose of the study is to identify what is and is not working well, where service is and is not needed, and ultimately, how SCCTD can better serve the region. The proposed draft network maps are available below.  …

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Oct 23

St. Clair County Transit District to Introduce MicroTransit in East St. Louis

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) announced the launch of Pilot Program on November 1 to provide flexible, on-demand, shared-ride service for areas outside walking distance in East St. Louis to transit.   The St. Clair County Transit District’s six-month pilot program is made possible through a partnership with TransLoc and Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) …

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Oct 9

St. Clair County Transit District Initiates Lighting Program at MetroLink Stations

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), in partnership with Ameren Illinois, recently completed a new lighting project at all MetroLink stations in its service area.  The lighting project, which included upgrading outdoor lighting from halogen to LED at all 11 Illinois stations, will enhance the rider experience while improving safety, efficiency, and security at …

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Oct 3

St. Clair County Transit District to Host Open House to Talk IL MetroBus Proposed Changes

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is hosting a public open house on Monday, Oct. 21 at Cahokia High School, 800 Range Ln, Cahokia, IL 62206 from 6 to 8 p.m. to talk Illinois proposed changes to the Illinois Metrobus system. The location is accessible by MetroBus.  SCCTD is conducting an in-depth review of the …

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Sep 24

SCCTD Ambassador Program & IL Legislators Honored at Citizens for Modern Transit Annual Meeting

As part of its 35th annual meeting, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), the regional transit advocacy organization, recently celebrated the incredible efforts of several individuals and organizations for their exemplary commitment to championing transit in the St. Louis area. During the event, which was held last week in downtown St. Louis, CMT presented the 2019 …

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Sep 23

SCCTD Day at the Ballpark Created a Sea of Red at Fairview Heights Station

 St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) Day at the Ballpark created a sea of red at the Fairview Heights Station.  With nearly 150 Red Bird fans in attendance, ticket holders received a delicious hot plate of BBQ from Big Fellas BBQ at the Fairview Heights MetroLink Park/Ride lot before the game on September 16th.  SCCTD …

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Sep 18
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