SCCTD to Begin Work on New Trail Extension with Historic Roots in Community

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is set to begin work on a new trail extension from the Memorial MetroLink Station to the Fairview Heights Station.  This 3.5 mile trail, set to open in 2019, has historic roots in the community as the economic engine of Southwestern Illinois from the late 1800’s through early …

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Nov 6

SCCTD Wants to Hear from You

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is interested in hearing from riders on their thoughts on the MetroLink, MetroBus, ATS and MetroBikeLink system in Southwestern IL. Over the next year, they will be asking riders to weigh in to help ensure they are providing the best service possible for all users. Please take a …

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Nov 5

Red Bird Express Moving Thousands of IL Game Goers

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is excited to announce Illinois residents are flocking to the Red Bird Express. 2018 Red Bird Express ridership topped prior year by more than 8 percent. The Red Bird Express has had record breaking ridership numbers over the summer including a May 6th game that broke records for most …

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Oct 9


Riding transit with the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) will become even easier beginning in October. SCCTD will expand the hours and days that special passes will be available at the Belleville MetroLink Station, 718 Scheel Street, accessible by MetroLink, MetroBus and ample parking for Seniors and those eligible for the Benefits Access Pass. …

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Sep 25

UPDATE: Maintenance Underway on MetroBikeLink Trail

Maintaining the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) system for residents and visitors is top of mind with a new maintenance project kicking off on the the MetroBikeLink Trail.   The St Clair County Transit District will begin performing trail maintenance from the Brookhill Subdivision to the Memorial MetroLink Station, a two and half mile improvement …

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Sep 12

St. Clair County Sheriff Honored for Work on Transit

As part of its 34th Annual Meeting, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) recently celebrated the incredible efforts of several individuals for their exemplary commitment to championing transit in the St. Louis area. During the event, CMT presented awards to City of St. Louis Alderman Terry Kennedy, City of St. Louis Public Safety Director Jimmie Edwards, St. …

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Sep 10


The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is on the move in Southwestern Illinois. The District recently moved its offices to downtown Belleville on the Square with access via transit.  The District’s new home at 27 North Illinois Street is serviced by the #1 MetroBus providing access to the Belleville MetroLink Station and greater visibility for …

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Sep 10

St. Clair County Transit District teaming up with Stakeholders on MetroLink Access Project

The St. Clair County Transit District announced it will be teaming up with Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro, East-West Gateway Council of Governments,  the Organization for Black Struggle and local law enforcement to pilot a MetroLink Access Project designed to help improve fare validation at three highly utilized MetroLink stations. The initiative is among multiple …

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Sep 7

Metro Quarterly Service Change Scheduled for September 10

Metro Transit will make adjustments to five MetroBus routes on Sept. 10, as part of the 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. More: Access new schedules and route maps. Illinois #15 Belleville-Shiloh-O’Fallon (Map | Schedule): Route and schedule adjustments to …

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Sep 6

St. Clair County Celebrates Completion of $7 Million River Bridge District Project on East Riverfront

St. Clair County celebrated the completion of the $7 million River Bridge District project on the East St. Louis Riverfront today with a ribbon cutting.  The River Bridge District Project is wrapping up on time and under budget, following a $7 million investment in a comprehensive overhaul of Front Street from Trendley Avenue in East …

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Aug 30

IL VW Settlement Plan includes funding for TRANSIT

Illinois EPA launched the “Driving a Cleaner Illinois” program today, aimed at improving air quality in the state by primarily removing old diesel engines from service.   This program makes way for cities, schools, transit agencies, and private businesses to submit project ideas to the Illinois EPA detailing how they will replace the old engines with …

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Aug 29
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