St. Clair County Transit District Announces Service Changes Set for June 15

To streamline services and meet the changing needs of its customer base, St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today announced two bus route changes that will go into effect on Monday, June 15. This includes the suspension of the #2X Waterloo-Columbia Express and the discontinuation of the #7 Fairmont City MetroBus route. Alternative service options …

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May 15

MetroLink Service Set to Increase on June 15

MetroLink service levels will increase on June 15.  The new modified June 15 MetroLink schedule will operate as follows: on weekdays, the train will run 15-minute service and on the core of the system (Forest Park to Fairview Heights) riders will see trains arriving every 7 to 8 minutes (either a Blue or Red train).  …

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May 8

SCCTD Ambassadors to Distribute Face Coverings at MetroLink Stations this Week

St. Clair County Transit District Ambassadors will be at Illinois MetroLink Stations on May 7 and 8 distributing face masks for riders with the upcoming rider mask requirement going into effect on Monday.  To help protect transit riders and Metro Transit employees from the spread of coronavirus, Metro is taking steps to require all customers to …

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May 6

Elevator Rehabilitation Continues at East Riverfront Station on April 23

The elevator serving the westbound platform of the East Riverfront MetroLink Station will go out of service on Thursday, April 23, and will be unavailable for several months as part of an ongoing project to rehabilitate elevators at MetroLink stations in or near downtown St. Louis. Metro recommends the following for passengers who require the …

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Apr 22

MetroBus Service Changes Arriving in St. Clair County on June 15

St. Clair County Transit District’s (SCCTD) is working to streamline services to meet the changing needs of its customer base. Some bus route changes will go into effect starting Monday, June 15. These include the suspension of the #2X Waterloo-Columbia Express and the discontinuation of the #7 Fairmont City MetroBus route. Alternative service options are …

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Apr 22

Special Thanks to Our Partner ATS

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to impact our communities, St. Clair County Transit District  (SCCTD) would like to express our thanks to our partner, ATS, for their help in delivering essential transit service in St. Clair County.   Impacts of COVID-19 can be seen in all areas of our economy including the ranks of bus and …

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Apr 17

St. Clair County Transit District to Expand On-Demand Service to Fairmont City on May 1

On the heels of completing its six-month pilot program, St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today announced it will continue offering the on-demand, shared-ride SCCTD Flyer service in East St. Louis, while expanding the service area to include Fairmont City beginning May 1st. The expanded service will replace the fixed-route #7 MetroBus, which is being …

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Apr 8

Fresh Air and Plenty of Space Available on SCCTD MetroBikeLink Trail System

Work continues on the SCCTD MetroBikeLink Trail System to ensure it is maintained and accessible to families practicing social distancing and looking for an outdoor retreat. Fences are being cleared, brush, shrubs, and mud are being removed, and other maintenance activities are taking place to keep these trails in tip-top shape.  Getting out on the …

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Apr 6

SCCTD to Recognize Operators During these Extraordinary Times

The St. Clair County Transit District will be showing its appreciation for the Illinois operators, Metro mechanics, and ATS drivers next week with a to-go lunch.  “Illinois operators are on the front lines providing essential service during these uncertain times including our healthcare providers, first responders and those who need to take essential trips,” said …

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Apr 3

New MetroBus Shelters Will be Popping up in St. Clair County this Spring

The St. Clair County Transit District is partnering with Bi-State Development to ensure the safety and comfort of its riders.   Work is underway on Phase I of bus stop renovations.  The contractor is wrapping up the new concrete pads for approximately 25 locations for shelters.  Upon completion of the concrete work, Metro Transit will then …

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Apr 1

New Contract Security Firm Begins Patrols on Metro Transit April 1

Beginning on April 1, G4S Secure Solutions will begin providing contract security guard services on the Metro Transit system. The global security firm was approved in December 2019 by the Bi-State Board of Commissioners. Metro Transit is working with G4S to implement a mobile deployment strategy for the entire system including St. Louis City and …

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Mar 31
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