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

St. Clair County Transit District to Host Kickoff for Comprehensive Bus Study

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is committed to ensuring a safe, effective and efficient transit system.   At its April Board meeting, the SCCTD Board approved a contract with Transportation Management Design, Inc. (TMD) to conduct a comprehensive 9-month analysis of the 18 fixed bus routes in St. Clair County – Transit Vision 2020.  …

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Jul 1

St. Clair County Transit District Hired Fairview Heights Native J. Frederick as CPA

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) has hired Jonathan W. Frederick, a Fairview Heights resident, as the new internal CPA commencing on July 1, 2019. A graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Jonathan received his Certified Public Accounting degree in 2015.  Prior to joining SCCTD, Frederick served as the Director of Accounting and Budget …

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Jun 24

SOLD OUT: St. Clair County Transit District Metrolink Day at the Ballpark Set for Sept. 16

UPDATE: Tickets for this event are sold out. The St. Clair County Transit District is offering a special promotion to its loyal transit customers including a ticket to the St. Louis Cardinals Sept. 16 game vs. the Nationals,  MetroLink fare, and an appreciation barbeque at the Fairview Heights Station prior to game time.  Tickets are …

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Jun 18

Metro’s Gateway Go Card Summer Youth Program Returns

The Gateway Go Card, which provides area youth a 50 percent discount to ride MetroLink and MetroBus returns this summer.  Like the successful 2018 pilot program, the program aims to provide mobility and independence to young people in the St. Louis region. The Gateway Go Card gives youth, ages 13 to 25, an affordable option …

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Jun 10

Metro Transit Quarterly Service Change Scheduled for June 10

Metro Transit will make adjustments to two Illinois MetroBus routes on June 10 as part of a quarterly service change. Metro monitors and reviews feedback from riders and operators, and uses this feedback and other trip data to make updates to MetroBus routes and schedules. Details of the Quarterly Service Change Effective June 10:  Illinois #1 Main Street-State …

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Jun 6

IL Infrastructure Bill Passes with Funding for MetroLink Expansion

Illinois legislators concluded their spring session on Sunday, June 1, by passing a six-year, $45 billion infrastructure bill. Downstate transit agencies like the St. Clair County Transit District  were allocated more than $355 million to support their activities including $96 million for a Metro Link Extension from Scott Air Force Base to MidAmerica Airport. The bill …

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Jun 5

The St. Clair County Transit District Muny Express Returns for the 2019 Season

The St. Clair County Transit District provides specialized service to the historic Muny in Forest Park during the summer months. The Muny Express runs every Friday from St. Clair Square beginning June 14, followed by six additional Friday night shows. The Muny Express picks up Muny goers near the water tower at the Fairview Heights …

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May 17

SCCTD ANNOUNCES SHUTTLE TO WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY RACEWAY

Belleville, IL May 13, 2019 – St. Clair County Transit District announced a new shuttle service to the World Wide Technology Raceway (WWT) (formerly Gateway Racetrack) for three upcoming races.  The shuttle is a low cost and easy alternative for fans traveling to and from WWT Raceway.  Shuttle drop off and pick up will take …

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May 17

Transit Option for Belleville’s Nationally Recognized Art on the Square

Transit is a great option for the upcoming nationally acclaimed art fair in downtown Belleville this weekend, Art on the Square.  Now in its 18th year, Art on the Square is held annually the weekend after Mother’s Day.  The celebration features the original work of over 100 accomplished international artists, musical and stage performances as …

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May 14

SCCTD Hosted “Rails, Trails and Art” Event on May 11

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) hosted an event in celebration of the new “Rails, Trails and Art” installation featuring ten, vibrant, moving Shtick People Sculptures created by local architect-artist Gary Karasek, which are now positioned along the 11-mile MetroBikeLink. The free, community event, was held Saturday, May 11, at 9 a.m. at the …

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May 13
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