Illinois Governor JB Pritzker and Local Officials Celebrate Grand Opening of the New $15 Million Public Safety Building at the Emerson Park Transit Center

llinois Governor JB Pritzker gathered alongside dozens of local officials, agencies, businesses and organizations on Thursday, July 11, at Emerson Park Transit Center to celebrate the official grand opening of the new $15 million, state-of-the-art Public Safety Building. This facility and the operations within will help bolster communications and security collaboration among Metro Transit, the …

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Jul 11

Public Safety Building is Complete

Construction has been completed on the new $15 million Public Safety Building at Emerson Park Transit Center. State and local officials are set to celebrate its official grand opening in July 2024. This facility and the operations within will help bolster communications and security collaboration among Metro Transit, the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department, Metro …

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Jul 9

MetroLink to MidAmerica St. Louis Airport on Track

Construction on the MidAmerica St. Louis Airport MetroLink Extension Project in St. Clair County continues with construction visible along the alignment. 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 the project, a new MetroLink …

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Jun 3

Lake St Ellen 2nd Addition – Interruption

Please be advised that as of May 31st 2024, the St. Clair County Transit District St. Ellen Trail will be closed between St. Ellen Mine Park and Old Collinsville Rd. for a minimum of 30 days (weather permitting). Please seek alternate routes and we apologize for the inconvenience.  

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May 29

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT ENCOURAGES USE OF THE METROBIKELINK SYSTEM DURING NATIONAL BIKE TO WORK WEEK (May 13-19)

Next week (May 13-19) is National Bike to Work Week, and St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) – in conjunction with Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) – is reminding area residents that bicycling to work has never been easier thanks to the MetroBikeLink. This ever-evolving system consists of more than 30 miles of interconnecting trails …

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May 7

SCCTD Board Elects Markezich Chair

The St. Clair County Transit District Board of Trustees elected board member George Markezich chair at its April 16 meeting.  In addition, board member Lonnie Moseley was elected Vice-Chair. Markezich is a citizen at-large appointee and has served on the  SCCTD Board since 2019.   Moseley, a longtime resident of East St. Louis, is the St. …

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Apr 19

SCCTD and CMT Release RFP for Programming and PR

The St. Clair County Transit District in partnership with CMT is undertaking a 20 month education campaign, which will include transit benefit programming, education on transit options, community campaigns, placemaking and transit access.  SCCTD is seeking a firm to assist with these efforts in planning, executing and promoting these events and messaging items. The programs …

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Mar 29

Belt, Hoffman secure $800,000 for new ATS vehicles

Two transit providers in Belleville were awarded more than $900,000 to offer safe, reliable and accessible transportation options, thanks to support from State Senator Christopher Belt and State Representative Jay Hoffman.  The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) will receive $810,000 of the $900,000 for 7 new ATS vehicles.   The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern …

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Feb 28

St. Clair County Transit District 2024 Trail Mowing and Trimming Addendum Number 1

Addendum Number 1 has been issued for the St. Clair County Transit District 2024 Trail Mowing and Trimming project.  The addendum and bid proposal are available at this link here.  

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Jan 29

Notice to Bidders: 2024 Trail Mowing and Trimming

The St. Clair County Transit District will receive sealed bids for the 2024 Trail Mowing and Trimming until 10 a.m. on February 9, 2024at the office of the St. Clair County Transit District, 27 N. Illinois, Belleville, IL 62220.  All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:35 a.m. on February 9, 2024. …

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Jan 3

Notice of Public Hearing on January 23, 2024

Notice is herby given that a public hearing will be held by SCCTD. Date:  January 23, 2024 Time:  2 p.m. Room: Meeting room Place: St. Clair County Transit Office, 27 N. Illinois  AVe., Belleville, IL 62220 Full Notice of Public Hearing available here: 2024-1-23 Public Hearing Notice

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Jan 3
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