To help commuters stay toasty on transit – while also spreading a little holiday cheer – Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit, St. Clair County Transit District, the Bureau of Transit Police, Metro Transit Public Safety and other partners will be hosting a public transit rider appreciation event during the evening commute on Friday, Dec. …

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Nov 16

RFP for Design of SCCTD Flyer Vehicle Wrap in St. Clair County, Illinois

The St. Clair County Transit District in partnership with Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seeking a consultant to assist in the creation of branding/vehicle wrap for the SCCTD Flyer service in St. Clair County, IL to help build recognition and ridership on the system. Work products will include creation of a vehicle design based …

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Nov 10

City of Belleville Asking Community to Weigh in on Accessibility

The City of Belleville has just launched a community survey on walking, bicycling and accessibility in the area.  They are asking residents to weigh in with their thoughts.  Survey can be found here:  

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Nov 2


Construction on the MidAmerica St. Louis Airport MetroLink Extension Project in St. Clair County continues to progress with the route of the alignment becoming more visible. The project will extend the MetroLink light rail system 5.2 miles from the existing Shiloh-Scott Transit Center in Shiloh to MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah. As part of …

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Nov 1

SCCTD Approves Contract for Construction of Tecklenburg Trail Connector

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) Board approved a $4.3 million contract with Hank’s Excavating for construction of the Tecklenburg Trail Connector in Belleville. This proposed 1.1-mile bike and pedestrian pathway will extend from Main Street and 66th Street to Dutch Hollow and Llewellyn roads, connecting residents in the West Belleville area to 16 continuous …

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Oct 18

Weigh in Today on the Transit Stop Transformation Project Set for the Fairview Heights Transit Center

What would you like to see at this station in Fairview Heights, Illinois? The St. Clair County Transit District is teaming up with Citizens for Modern Transit, AARP in St. Louis and Metro Transit to activate the space around the Fairview Heights MetroLink Station in Fairview Heights, IL – and we need your help!  Transit …

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Oct 17

IL Governor Announces $2.1M in grants for local bike paths

A total of $2,161,000 in grants to help communities develop and improve 13 local bike path projects throughout Illinois was announced today by Illinois Governor JB Pritzker. The St. Clair County Transit District is set to receive $200,000 for a MetroBikeLink Extension.  The five-mile expansion of St. Clair County’s light rail line from Shiloh-Scott Station …

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Oct 11

Ridership Continues to Climb on SCCTD Flyer

Ridership continues to climb on the SCCTD Flyer. The September ridership report is demonstrating an increase of more than 150 percent per day over prior year for the Belleville Mobility on Demand zone.  The East Zone which incorporates East St Louis, Brooklyn, Fairmont City and parts of Cahokia Heights and Washington Park is averaging more …

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Oct 3

Public Notice: Sealed Proposals will be Received for Tecklenberg Trail

Sealed proposals will be received at St. Clair Transit District, 27 North Illinois St., Belleville, Illinois, 62220 until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 10, 2023, for the Tecklenberg Trail. The sealed proposals will be publicly opened and read at 2:15 P.M., Tuesday, October 10, 2023. The proposed improvement consists of the construction of a 0.65-mile-long, 10’ …

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Sep 26

SCCTD Awarded Federal Grant for Electrification of ATS Fleet

The St. Clair County Transit District was recently awarded a $1.2 Million Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) grant award by the East-West Gateway Council of Governments for 6 Battery Electric Buses for ATS.  SCCTD will provide the 2o percent local match of $300,000. This grant comes on top of two other grants including last …

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Sep 19

SCCTD and CMT Release RFP for Programming and PR

CMT in partnership with the St. Clair County Transit District is undertaking a two-year education campaign, which will include transit benefit programming, education on transit options, community campaigns, placemaking and transit access.  CMT is seeking a firm to assist with these efforts in planning, executing and promoting these events and messaging items. The programs would …

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Aug 28
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