St. Clair County Transit District responds to Riders and Expands Service

District underwrites extension of evening MetroLink service The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) will extend evening MetroLink service in response to current riders. MetroLink service will be extended to Shiloh-Scott Station in the evenings instead of truncating service at Fairview Heights. The expanded service will begin on June 23. “We saw an opportunity where …

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Jul 10

St. Clair County Transit District Assists Homeless Veterans after Storm

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) partnered with local and community leaders last Friday to assist area homeless veterans after the storms. When storms ravaged St. Clair County, IL last Thursday knocking out power to thousands of area residents, SCCTD stepped in to assist more than 20 hometown veterans residing at the Joseph Center …

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Jun 30

New Metro Go Card Will Connect Young People to Transit

Metro recently announced a new program for young people ages 13 to 25 can purchase Metro Transit fares at a discounted rate throughout the  St. Louis region by way of the Gateway Go Card.  This will provide young people in the bi-state area with an easy and affordable option to commute to summer jobs, summer …

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Jun 8

Board of Aldermen pass bill authorizing mutual aid between St. Clair County Sheriff’s Deputies and SLMPD on MetroLink

The Board of Aldermen passed Board Bill #37 today creating an ordinance authorizing a mutual aid agreement for St. Clair County Sheriff’s deputies to provide law enforcement services on the Missouri side of the MetroLink system. Alderman Terry Kennedy introduced Board Bill 37 at the April 27 Board of Aldermen Meeting. The board bill called …

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Jun 1

Connecting St. Clair County, One Trail at a Time

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), Metro East Park and Recreation District (MERPD) and Eckert’s Orchards are teaming up to create a more connected county.  The future Orchard Loop Trail is an eight-mile trail loop in southeast Belleville.  The trail will connect seven subdivisions, a middle school, the MetroBikeLink and the Eckert Orchard Farm.  …

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May 17

IL residents flock to Red Bird Express, record breaking ridership for May 6 game

SCCTD brings back one of their most popular services to save you time and money Illinois residents are flocking to the Red Bird Express.  Record-breaking crowds totaling more than 2,100 riders attended the May 6 St. Louis Cardinals game against the Chicago Cubs – a 12 percent increase over prior record.  Prior to May 6, the …

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May 8
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