St. Clair County Transit District Approves Final Design Concept for the “Transit Stop Transformation” Project At Emerson Park Transit Center

After getting input from transit riders, area residents, elected officials and stakeholders through a series of virtual Design Workshops, surveys and community events, the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), has approved a finalized design concept for the “Transit Stop Transformation Project” at the Emerson Park Transit Center. The project, being completed in conjunction with …

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Apr 23

Free COVID-19 Tests Available at Emerson Park & Belleville Transit Centers Through April 30

The State of Illinois will continue to offer free COVID-19 tests through the end of April at mobile COVID-19 testing sites at the Emerson Park and Belleville Transit Centers in St. Clair County. Anyone can receive a free COVID-19 test on the following days and times; you do not have to be an Illinois resident …

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Apr 19

RFP Released for Graphic Design for Summer Riding Program

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) in partnership with Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seeking a consultant to assist in the creation of a comprehensive marketing campaign on the SCCTD Summer Riding Program in St. Clair County, IL to build and promote ridership on the MetroBikeLink System and connecting transit system.  Key messaging will …

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Apr 1

SCCTD Postpones Red Bird Express for 2021 Season Due to Pandemic

Due to the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) Board of Trustees has decided to postpone the start of the 2021 Red Bird Express service. The popularity of the Red Bird Express for St. Louis Cardinals’ home games makes social distancing impossible.  MetroLink is a great option for those …

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Mar 23

St. Clair County Transit District Receives $200,000 grant for Phase III of the Old Collinsville Road Bike and Pedestrian Trail

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) has been selected to receive $200,000 in state funds through the Illinois Bicycle Path Grant Program which was announced yesterday by State Senator Rachelle Crowe (D-Glen Carbon). This grant will be used to construct Phase III of the Old Collinsville Road Trail, from Lebanon Avenue to Munie Road …

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Mar 18

St. Clair County Transit District Approves Design and Construction of St. Ellen Park Trail Connector

The St Clair County Transit District approved the design and construction of the St. Ellen Park Trail at its March 16 Board of Trustees meeting.  The project will consist of a 10 foot wide paved path beginning at Old Collinsville Road to St. Ellen Park.  St. Ellen Park is a 200 acre St. Clair County …

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Mar 18

Request for Proposals for Campaign on SCCTD Flyer Serving Belleville in St. Clair County, Illinois

Partnership between Citizens for Modern Transit and St. Clair County Transit District 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 Flyer serving Belleville in St. Clair County, IL to build and promote …

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Mar 17

State of Illinois Adds New COVID-19 Testing Location in Metro East and Additional Testing Dates at Emerson Park Transit Center   

The State of Illinois is expanding the number and locations of free mobile COVID-19 testing sites at Metro Transit Centers in St. Clair County. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) initially scheduled mobile COVID-19 testing at the Emerson Park Transit Center in East St. Louis for every Wednesday in March, starting on March 10. …

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Mar 12

State of Illinois Selects Emerson Park Transit Center as a Mobile COVID-19 Testing Location

The State of Illinois is opening a new mobile COVID-19 testing site at the Emerson Park Transit Center in East St. Louis on March 10. The transit center is located at 929 North 15th Street. Anyone may be tested if they go to the transit center between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on one of …

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Mar 10

“SWEET SURPRISES” EVENT SET FOR MARCH 22 ON PUBLIC TRANSIT

To encourage area residents to utilize transit to get where they need to go – St. Clair County Transit District in partnership with Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit, UMSL, AARP in St. Louis, Bureau of Transit Police and Metro Transit Public Safety –  will host a rider “Sweet Surprises” event on Monday, March 22. …

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Mar 10

Metro Transit Quarterly Service Change Scheduled for March 15

Metro Transit will make adjustments to 45 MetroBus routes in Missouri and Illinois on Monday, March 15, as part of a quarterly service change. These adjustments will increase service frequency for many MetroBus routes, including 10 routes returning to 15-minute weekday daytime service, and will create better MetroLink and MetroBus connections. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Metro …

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Mar 9
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