St. Clair County Transit Board Votes to Continue Support for Red Bird Service

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) Board showed unanimous support at its meeting last night to continue special Red Bird Service from St. Clair Square.  Recently service had to be suspended for two games due to the uncertainty in operator availability. “The St. Clair County Transit District Board voted this evening on the operation …

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Aug 21

SCCTD Board Votes to Continue Support for Red Bird Express

“The St. Clair County Transit District Board voted this evening on the operation and effectiveness of the Special Red Bird Express service operated from St. Clair Square.  The board is committed to continue the service if Metro Transit can commit to staffing it. The SCCTD Board is very concerned about any future interruptions of the …

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Aug 20

St. Clair County Transit District Wins Maximum Grant Award of $200,000 for Old Collinsville Road Trail

The St. Clair County Transit District was recently awarded a $200,000 grant for the Old Collinsville Road Trail.  Governor J.B. Pritzker announced $2.6 million in grants this week for 16 local projects that will help communities acquire, develop and improve bike path facilities throughout Illinois. “Bike path projects are excellent investments in safe transportation, creating …

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Aug 20

St. Clair County Transit is Suspending Red Bird Express Service for Tonight’s Game

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is suspending  Bi-State/Metro service for the Special Red Bird Express for tonight’s (August 20) St. Louis Cardinals’  6:45 pm game against the Milwaukee Brewers. SCCTD Chairman Herb Simmons states, “At this time SCCTD is only suspending service for tonight’s game.  Many of the Red Bird Express Riders travel long …

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Aug 20

MetroLink is a Great Way to Go to Home Games

Riding MetroLink to the Stadium Station is a convenient option to get to St. Louis Cardinals home games.  Riders can drive to the Swansea MetroLink Station located at 236 Metro Way or the Fairview Heights Station located at 9720 W. Route 161 and leave their car in the Park-Ride lot. There is ample parking available, …

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Aug 20

SPECIAL REDBIRD EXPRESS SERVICE CANCELLED FOR TONIGHT’S GAME, AUGUST 19TH, 2019

The St. Clair County Transit District received the following important message from Bi-State Development Agency’s Executive Director regarding tonight’s game, August 19th, 2019. We encourage Redbird passengers to drive to the stadium or to use MetroLink. From Bi-State…… I want to inform you that we are experiencing a significant number of MetroBus and MetroLink operators …

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Aug 19

Metro Transit Announces New Public Safety Leadership Team

Metro Transit announced that three individuals have been selected to lead the transit system’s Public Safety team: Stephen Berry, General Manager of Public Safety; Kevin B. Scott, Director of Security; and Vernon L. Summer, Manager of Contract Security. This new leadership team will be responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of the transit system’s …

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Aug 9

Join SCCTD at Pop-Up Events to talk MetroBus in IL

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is conducting an 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. Through SCCTD Transit Vision  …

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Jul 26

Transit Vision 2020 Kickoff Recap

The St. Clair County Transit District kicked off  Transit Vision 2020, a 9-month comprehensive study of the entire MetroBus system in St. Clair County, at the Clyde Jordan Senior Center this morning with elected officials, stakeholders and residents. The consultant, Transportation Management Design (TMD), was on site to provide  a study overview.  Participants learned about …

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Jul 24

MetroBikeLink Rules

MetroBikeLink rules inlcude the following.  News signs will be posted throughout the MetroBikeLink trails. Trail Hours Sunrise To Sunset No Motorized Vehicles Allowed Except For Wheelchairs And Mobility Devices Walkers And Runners Stay To The Right Bicyclists Yield To Pedestrians: Please Announce “On Your Left” As You Prepare To Pass Slower Traffic No Firearms Allowed …

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Jul 19

Old Town Swansea Pop-Up Bike/Walk Event

Residents and visitors of Swansea are welcome to attend this walk and bike ride to try potential streetscape improvements that could be part of the Old Town Streetscape Master Plan. Attendees will walk, ride, or both in a 1-mile loop (or shorter if you choose) to test out bike paths, sidewalks, multi-use paths, and other …

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Jul 12
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