SCCTD Hosts Rails, Trails and Art Event May 11

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is hosting a public event celebrating Rails, Trails and Art with food, fun, and prizes along the MetroBikeLink featuring local architect-artist, Gary Karasek’s Schtick People Sculptures on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Belleville MetroLink Station and along the MetroBikeLink Trail. Sponsored by …

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Apr 17

Red Bird Express on a Roll for 2019 Season

St. Clair County Transit District is excited to announce Illinois residents are flocking to the Red Bird Express. Ridership on the 2019 Red Bird Express topped 28 percent for the first homestand including record ridership on Sunday, April 7. The Red Bird Express had record-breaking ridership numbers in 2018, and the 2019 ridership is soaring. …

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Apr 15

Red Bird Express: Buy Before You Ride

New ticketing options this year for the Red Bird Express.  You can use the mobile ticket options through Token Transit, or you can buy your tickets onsite at the Ticket Booth at St. Clair Square (cash only). Remember Tickets must be purchased before you get in line to board the bus. There will be no cash …

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Apr 5

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Bike Trail Closed for Repairs

The Bike Trail from Old Caseyville Rd to Memorial Station will be closed for repairs on Monday, April 8, 2019 and will reopen on Tuesday April 9, 2019.  Please be alert of the construction traffic entering and exiting at the Bike Trail at Old Caseyville Road.  SCCTD thanks you in advance for your patience and …

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Apr 5

Enhanced Red Bird Express Service Arrives on Opening Day

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is excited to announce enhanced Red Bird Express Service is heading back to St. Clair Square for the 2019 Baseball Season starting Opening Day, April 4, 2019.  Enhancements will include new mobile ticketing options and a focus on customer service. Red Bird Express experienced record breaking ridership numbers in …

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Mar 25

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
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