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

SCCTD VanGo Service Expands to Include YMCA O’Fallon Branch on February 14, 2022

On February 14, 2022, St. Clair County Transit District’s VanGo service will expand service to include the YMCA O’Fallon branch. Find out more about SCCTD VanGo here. SCCTD VanGo Basics: SCCTD VanGo works like a minibus that comes when you want, where you want. Book rides straight from your phone, get picked up in minutes …

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Feb 11

SCCTD Selected to Host Annual Illinois Public Transit Association Fall Conference

St. Clair County Transit District has been selected to host the Annual Illinois Public Transit Association Fall Conference in partnership with Jackson County Transit and South Central Transit staff being held on September 13-15, 2022, at the Regency Conference Center, in O’Fallon, IL. Transit districts, hundreds of transit officials, and vendors exhibiting their products from …

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Feb 11

Transit Riders Can Get a Free Day Pass for Posting a Selfie to Social Media on Valentine’s Day

Thousands of area residents rely on public transportation on a daily basis as it offers a safe, convenient, cost-effective and relaxing means to get them where they need to go. To reinforce this message, Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit and St. Clair County Transit District are hosting a “Crushing on Transit” Valentine’s Day campaign, …

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Feb 10

Governor Pritzker Awards St. Clair County Transit District with $9.975 Million “Rebuild Illinois” Grant

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker held a press conference today at the Illinois Bus Garage to award the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) with a $9.975 million “Rebuild Illinois” Grant. The funding will be used to build a 16,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art Public Safety Center at Emerson Park Transit Center. The facility will house office space …

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Jan 26

Notice to Bidders: MMB Property Clearing and Restoration

The St. Clair County Transit District will receive sealed bids for MMB Property Clearing and Restoration until 9:30 a.m. on February 10, 2022, at the St. Clair County Belleville MetroLink Station located at, 718 Scheel Street in Belleville, Illinois, Suite C. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 9:45 a.m. on February …

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Jan 24

St. Clair County Transit District Board Approves Expansion of Partnership with Chestnut Health Systems

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) Board of Trustees has approved a two-year expansion of its pilot program designed to help address problematic behaviors on the local transit system in conjunction with Chestnut Health Systems™, a not-for-profit health and human services organization. SCCTD is investing nearly $317,000 in this effort, which will continue to …

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Jan 19

RFP for Public Art Released for Belleville Transit Stop Transformation Project

The “Transit Stop Transformation Project” is a collaboration between Citizens for Modern Transit, AARP St. Louis, St. Clair County Transit District and Metro Transit working together to activate the space around the Belleville Metro Transit Center.  This joint-initiative, will convert the transit center area at the into a fun, artistic space that encourages active play, …

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Jan 13

PUBLIC NOTICE – REQUEST FOR BID

IMPACT Strategies, Inc., as the selected Construction Manager, is requesting proposals from General Contractors for the St. Clair County Transit District – Belleville Station Phase II project in Belleville, IL. This is a tax-exempt project and will require certified payroll based on local prevailing wage rates. The project includes interior renovations to the existing Suites …

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Jan 3
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