U.S. Transportation Secretary announces more than $220 million in funding for Metro Transit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg arrived in the St. Louis region yesterday to announce more than $223 million in funding for Metro Transit to replace aging light rail cars and repair damage from flooding.  The announcement came yesterday afternoon at the Emerson Park Station in East St. Louis after Secretary Buttigieg spent the day touring …

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Aug 1

REGISTRATION UNDERWAY FOR THE FALL 2023 SESSION OF CITIZENS FOR MODERN TRANSIT’S TEN TOE EXPRESS® WALKING PROGRAM

Despite rising temperatures, fall is fast-approaching, and Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) – in partnership with AARP in St. Louis – is inviting older residents who want to get out and explore St. Louis to register for the fall 2023 session of the award-winning CMT Ten Toe Express® program. Featuring weekly guided tours across each …

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Jul 31

“TRANSIT STOP TRANSFORMATION PROJECT” AT THE 5TH & MISSOURI TRANSIT CENTER IN EAST ST. LOUIS OPENS TO THE PUBLIC

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), AARP in St. Louis, St. Clair County Transit District and Metro Transit – in partnership with Bywater Development Group and Employment Connection – today unveiled the “Transit Stop Transformation Project” at the 5th & Missouri Transit Center, located at 150 N. 6th Street in East St. Louis, Ill. Key representatives …

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Jul 25

St. Clair County Transit District, 2023 Bike Trail NSRR Bridge Deck Replacement, Structure B30.17

SCCTD has released Addendum No. 1 for the St. Clair County Transit District Addendum No. 1_07212023

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Jul 21

Transit Ridership Climbing in St. Clair County

The latest transit ridership reports underscore residents of St. Clair County are jumping back on board transit.  MetroBus ridership is up 18.4 percent over the prior year,  MetroLink ridership has increased almost six percent and special event service is up more than 1,198 percent. While there are still operator shortages impacting service in the region, the …

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Jul 20

5th & Missouri Transit Stop Transformation Project to be Unveiled July 25 at 9 a.m.

Make plans to join area dignitaries, project leaders and the community at-large as St. Clair County Transit District, Citizens for Modern Transit, AARP in St. Louis and Metro Transit unveil the “Transit Stop Transformation” at the 5th & Missouri Transit Center. The grand opening event – which will feature a community breakfast – is set for …

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Jun 30

St. Clair County Transit District to Receive 3 New Electric Paratransit Vehicles and Charging Stations as Part of $24.9M Award to IDOT

Gov. JB Pritzker announced today that the Illinois Department of Transportation has been awarded a total of $24.9 million in two grants from the Federal Transit Administration for new battery-electric paratransit vehicles and paratransit vehicle replacements. The investment will help expand and improve services, providing additional transportation options, reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions and enhancing …

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Jun 28

SCCTD Seeking Grants Manager

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is seeking a talented individual to serve as its Grants Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing grant application process and subsequent grant awards.  SCCTD is seeking a talented, hardworking, initiative taker with a proven track record in grant writing and management.  The St. Clair County …

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Jun 14

“On the Move” Art Installation Unveiled at Belleville Transit Center

(Left to right) Executive Director of Citizens for Modern Transit Kim Cella, Belleville Mayor Patty Gregory, Managing Director of St. Clair County Transit District Ken Sharkey and award-winning architect and artist Gary Karasek recently gathered for the community unveiling of an art installation at the Belleville Transit Center. The piece created by Karasek titled, “On …

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May 23

St. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT HOSTED “DAY ON THE TRAILS” on MAY 20

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) – in partnership with Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT)  kicked off its Summer Riding Program on Saturday, May 20 with a “Day on the Trails.” The event was held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Belleville Transit Center featuring a wide range of activities, food and music, …

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May 22

Take Transit to the Scott Air Force Base Airshow on May 13 & 14

Everyone’s eyes will be turning to the skies in Southwestern Illinois as aviation fans, families and more enjoy all of the sights, sounds and wonder of the Scott Air Force Base Airshow and STEM Expo this weekend, Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14. With limited onsite parking available, MetroLink is the most convenient way …

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May 10
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