Transit District Issues Selfie Schtick Challenge in April

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) teamed up with Art on the Square, UMB Bank, and local architect-artist Gary Karasek to bring art to life along eleven miles of the MetroLink and MetroBikeLink trail in St. Clair County.  Sponsored by UMB Bank, Rails, Trails, and Art is a series of vibrant, moving Shtick People …

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Mar 22

REGIONAL LEADERS CELEBRATE SUCCESSFUL DEBUT OF METRO LANDING OF SWANSEA

Southwestern Illinois Development Authority (SWIDA) and Bywater Development Group joined with Bi-State Development and other key stakeholders and guests for the official ribbon cutting celebrating the grand opening of Metro Landing of Swansea. The $11 million, transit-oriented development (TOD) introduces senior apartment living adjacent to the Swansea MetroLink Station in Swansea, Ill., and has opened …

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Mar 14

ATS Survey: Tell Us How We Are Doing

As the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), we are very interested in hearing from our riders on  your thoughts on ATS, MetroLink, MetroBus and the MetroBikeLink system in Southwestern IL.  Over the next year, we will be asking you to weigh in to help us ensure we are providing the best possible service for …

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Mar 14

Ticketing Changes for 2019 Red Bird Express Season

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is excited to announce enhanced ticketing options for the 2019 Red Bird Express. The 2018 Red Bird Express season saw record ridership, and SCCTD will be enhancing ticket purchase choices to continue to build ridership on the system.  Beginning with the April 4, 2019 Opening Day game against the …

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Mar 14

SCCTD Rider Alert: Repairs set for Friday, March 15 for MetroBikeLink Trail

Due to needed repairs on the MetroBikeLink Rt 159 trail bridge, it will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm on Friday, March 15, 2019.  We appreciate and thank you in advance for your patience and understanding while these repairs are being made. Look for our upcoming celebration in May to highlight the new …

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Mar 12

St. Clair County Sheriff’s Deputy Riding the Rails with Metro Division for 10 Years

Security of the transit system is a top priority for the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) as it has shifted its focus to customer service, rider engagement and ridership programming. Through a partnership with the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department in Illinois, SCCTD is working closely with deputies riding the system and highlighting their …

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Mar 6

St. Clair County Board Elects Herb Simmons as Chair

The St. Clair County Transit District Board of Directors elected Herb Simmons as Chair at its Feb. 28 meeting. Simmons, Director of the St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), replaces Richard Meile.  In his role as Director of St. Clair County EMA, Simmons is responsible for the emergency preparations for St. Clair County and …

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Mar 5

NEW BUS SERVICE TO PROVIDE LINK BETWEEN METROLINK AND MIDAMERICA ST. LOUIS AIRPORT

MidAmerica St. Louis Airport and the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today announced that, effective March 11, there will be new bus service providing round trips between the Shiloh-Scott AFB Metrolink station and the bus stop at the passenger terminal of MidAmerica St. Louis Airport. The bus will operate seven days a week during …

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Feb 26

Retail Arrives at Belleville MetroLink with Partnership with Challenge Unlimited on March 1

The St. Clair County Transit District is teaming up with Challenge Unlimited to provide retail opportunities for transit commuters at the Belleville MetroLink Station on March 1. A grand opening for the new store, A Quick Bite, will take place on March 1 at 11:15 AM located at 718 Scheel Street, Belleville, 62221. Headquartered in …

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Feb 20

St. Louis Transit Riders Share Their Love of Transit as Part of Valentine’s Day Promotions

Transit is a safe and cost-effective transportation option utilized daily by thousands of St. Louis area residents. To spread a little love to these riders, the MetroLink Police Unit teamed up with Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit, St. Clair County Transit District and the University of Missouri – St. Louis to host “Wake up to a …

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Feb 14

ILLINOIS TRANSIT RIDERS BELIEVE ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT ON TRACK TO IMPROVE SECURITY

Recent rider survey data is demonstrating the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) in partnership with Metro is on track with security measures on transit.  The SCCTD is shifting its focus in 2019 to the rider experience.  The District launched a new Ambassador program in January focused on enhancing service and growing ridership through improved …

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Feb 12
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