TRANSIT DISTRICT ENCOURAGES USE OF THE METROBIKELINK SYSTEM DURING NATIONAL BIKE TO WORK WEEK (May 16-20)

The week of May 16 to 20, 2022, is National Bike to Work Week and St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTC) is reminding area residents that bicycling to work has never been easier thanks to the MetroBikeLink. This evolving system features 14 continuous miles of paved trails through Southwestern Illinois that connects to six Metro …

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May 16

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT TO PROVIDE COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE SERVICE BETWEEN BELLEVILLE TRANSIT CENTER AND DOWNTOWN BELLEVILLE DURING ART ON THE SQUARE MAY 13-15

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today announced it will provide complimentary round-trip rides, via the SCCTD Trolley Bus, from the Belleville Transit Center (800 Scheel Street, Belleville, IL 62221) to the Art on the Square event, which is being held in the Belleville Public Square in downtown Belleville, from Friday, May 13, to Sunday, …

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May 9

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT AWARDS CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT FOR PHASE I OF THE OLD COLLINSVILLE ROAD TRAIL TO HANK’S EXCAVATING & LANDSCAPING, Inc.

After a competitive bidding process, St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) announced Belleville-based Hank’s Excavating & Landscaping, Inc. was awarded a $767,952 construction contract for Phase I of the Old Collinsville Road Trail. This approximately ¾ mile-long trail project will connect Richland Creek Bikeway in Swansea to Lebanon Avenue in Belleville, as well as to …

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May 3

Final Design Concept has been Approved for the “Transit Stop Transformation” Project at the Belleville Transit Center

After getting input from transit riders, area residents, elected officials and stakeholders through a series of in-person and virtual opportunities, the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), has approved a finalized design concept for the “Transit Stop Transformation” project at the Belleville Transit Center, located at 800 Scheel Street. The project – being completed in …

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Apr 19

Transit is Hiring in Southwestern Illinois; Job Fairs Set for April 13 & 14

The Alternative Transportation System (ATS) in Southwestern Illinois is hiring for numerous positions. A two-day job fair is set for April 13 & 14. Positions being advertised include: Assistant Director of Transportation ATS Human Resources ATS Dispatcher Part-Time Driver Full-Time Driver ATS, through a contract with the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), offers call-a-ride …

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Apr 5

St. Clair County Transit District Approves Engineering for Phase I of the Fairview Heights – Swansea Trail

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today announced it has approved $355,051 to be used toward engineering for Phase I of the Fairview Heights – Swansea Trail. This proposed 1.7-mile bike and pedestrian pathway will extend from the traffic signal at the intersection of Illinois Route 161 and Sullivan Drive in Belleville to Frank Scott …

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Apr 4

Design Consultant selected for 2022 Passport to Music on Metro in IL

Design Lab 443 was selected for the 2022 Passport to Music on Metro campaign. Design Lab 443 was selected from a pool of four proposals – evaluated based on the following established criteria: Qualifications of person/firm conducting the work Proposal Quality Product samples – samples provided and/or on firm website need to be relevant to …

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Apr 4

RFP for Graphic Design Released for Summer Music Event on Transit

Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) in partnership with the St. Clair County Transit District is seeking a consultant to assist in the creation of a comprehensive marketing campaign on the SCCTD Passport to Music on Metro event on June 25 in St. Clair County, IL to build and promote ridership on the transit system.  Key …

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Mar 11

Citizens for Modern Transit Reminds Commuters About its Try & Ride Program as Gas Prices Soar

As prices at the pump continue to rise, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is encouraging area residents to consider utilizing public transit. The organization has a FREE Try & Ride program that makes it easy for those who are new to MetroLink or MetroBus to familiarize themselves with the region’s integrated system to get them where they …

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Mar 9

St. Clair County Transit District Approves Engineering for the Tecklenburg Trail Connector

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today announced it has approved $359,985 for engineering for 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 14 continuous miles of trails …

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Mar 4

Free, Pop-Up Health Fairs Being Held at The Emerson Park and North Hanley Transit Centers on March 18

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), Metro Transit, St. Clair County Transit District, Bureau of Transit Police, Metro Transit Public Safety, Chestnut Health Systems™, University of Missouri–St. Louis and AARP in St. Louis are teaming up to host FREE, pop-up health fairs at the Emerson Park and North Hanley Transit Centers – on Friday, March 18, 2022. These …

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Mar 1
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