Metro Transit Announces New Public Safety Leadership Team

Metro Transit announced that three individuals have been selected to lead the transit system’s Public Safety team: Stephen Berry, General Manager of Public Safety; Kevin B. Scott, Director of Security; and Vernon L. Summer, Manager of Contract Security. This new leadership team will be responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of the transit system’s …

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Aug 9

Join SCCTD at Pop-Up Events to talk MetroBus in IL

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is conducting an in-depth review of the existing transit network through a study called SCCTD Transit Vision 2020. The purpose of the study is to identify what is and is not working well, where service is and is not needed, and ultimately, how SCCTD can better serve the region. Through SCCTD Transit Vision  …

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Jul 26

Transit Vision 2020 Kickoff Recap

The St. Clair County Transit District kicked off  Transit Vision 2020, a 9-month comprehensive study of the entire MetroBus system in St. Clair County, at the Clyde Jordan Senior Center this morning with elected officials, stakeholders and residents. The consultant, Transportation Management Design (TMD), was on site to provide  a study overview.  Participants learned about …

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Jul 24

MetroBikeLink Rules

MetroBikeLink rules inlcude the following.  News signs will be posted throughout the MetroBikeLink trails. Trail Hours Sunrise To Sunset No Motorized Vehicles Allowed Except For Wheelchairs And Mobility Devices Walkers And Runners Stay To The Right Bicyclists Yield To Pedestrians: Please Announce “On Your Left” As You Prepare To Pass Slower Traffic No Firearms Allowed …

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Jul 19

Old Town Swansea Pop-Up Bike/Walk Event

Residents and visitors of Swansea are welcome to attend this walk and bike ride to try potential streetscape improvements that could be part of the Old Town Streetscape Master Plan. Attendees will walk, ride, or both in a 1-mile loop (or shorter if you choose) to test out bike paths, sidewalks, multi-use paths, and other …

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Jul 12

St. Clair County Transit District to Host Kickoff for Comprehensive Bus Study

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is committed to ensuring a safe, effective and efficient transit system.   At its April Board meeting, the SCCTD Board approved a contract with Transportation Management Design, Inc. (TMD) to conduct a comprehensive 9-month analysis of the 18 fixed bus routes in St. Clair County – Transit Vision 2020.  …

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Jul 1

St. Clair County Transit District Hired Fairview Heights Native J. Frederick as CPA

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) has hired Jonathan W. Frederick, a Fairview Heights resident, as the new internal CPA commencing on July 1, 2019. A graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Jonathan received his Certified Public Accounting degree in 2015.  Prior to joining SCCTD, Frederick served as the Director of Accounting and Budget …

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Jun 24

SOLD OUT: St. Clair County Transit District Metrolink Day at the Ballpark Set for Sept. 16

UPDATE: Tickets for this event are sold out. The St. Clair County Transit District is offering a special promotion to its loyal transit customers including a ticket to the St. Louis Cardinals Sept. 16 game vs. the Nationals,  MetroLink fare, and an appreciation barbeque at the Fairview Heights Station prior to game time.  Tickets are …

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Jun 18

Metro’s Gateway Go Card Summer Youth Program Returns

The Gateway Go Card, which provides area youth a 50 percent discount to ride MetroLink and MetroBus returns this summer.  Like the successful 2018 pilot program, the program aims to provide mobility and independence to young people in the St. Louis region. The Gateway Go Card gives youth, ages 13 to 25, an affordable option …

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Jun 10

Metro Transit Quarterly Service Change Scheduled for June 10

Metro Transit will make adjustments to two Illinois MetroBus routes on June 10 as part of a quarterly service change. Metro monitors and reviews feedback from riders and operators, and uses this feedback and other trip data to make updates to MetroBus routes and schedules. Details of the Quarterly Service Change Effective June 10:  Illinois #1 Main Street-State …

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Jun 6

IL Infrastructure Bill Passes with Funding for MetroLink Expansion

Illinois legislators concluded their spring session on Sunday, June 1, by passing a six-year, $45 billion infrastructure bill. Downstate transit agencies like the St. Clair County Transit District  were allocated more than $355 million to support their activities including $96 million for a Metro Link Extension from Scott Air Force Base to MidAmerica Airport. The bill …

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Jun 5
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