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

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 East St. Louis in St. Clair County, IL to build and promote ridership on the Flyer and connecting transit system.  Key messaging …

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Nov 6

RFQ Released for Design Collaborator for Emerson Park Transit Project

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), St. Clair County Transit District, and AARP St. Louis are working to activate the space around the MetroBus area at the Emerson Park MetroLink Station in East St. Louis. This joint initiative, known as the “Transit Stop Transformation Project,” will transform the area between the MetroBus boarding area and the …

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Oct 30

FACE MASKS TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO TRANSIT RIDERS AT SELECT TRANSIT CENTERS WEEK OF NOV. 9

As part of its ongoing commitment to the health and safety of transit riders and operators, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), Metro Transit, St. Clair County Transit District, MetroLink Police Officers and Metro Transit Public Safety will be handing out free face masks at select transit centers the week of Nov. 9. The face masks …

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Oct 28

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT TO PARTNER WITH CHESTNUT HEALTH SYSTEMS™ TO ADDRESS PROBLEMATIC BEHAVIORS ON THE LOCAL TRANSIT SYSTEM

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today announced it is partnering with Chestnut Health Systems™, a not-for-profit health and human services organization, to launch a one-year pilot program to help address problematic behaviors on the local transit system. SCCTD is investing nearly $200,000 in this effort, which will enable mental health advisors to work alongside …

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Oct 26

MetroBikeLink Survey Results Reinforce Trail System Usability and Value

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) announced the results of a survey it recently conducted to help quantify the impact of the MetroBikeLink System, which consists of 14 miles of trails and bike paths that run adjacent to the MetroLink alignment in Southwestern Illinois. Results from surveyed MetroBikeLink users were favorable and reinforced the system’s …

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Oct 21

2020 SCCTD Bike Trail Sealing

Beginning October 12, 2020, the trail will be closed from the YMCA to SAFB for maintenance.  The trail will be sealed and restriped.  We anticipate all work being completed by the end of day, Friday, October 16, 2020.  We asked that all patrons be aware the contractor will be placing fresh oil to seal the …

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Oct 7

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT ANNOUNCES NEW, ON-DEMAND PUBLIC TRANSIT SERVICE

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today announced it is partnering with transit tech company Via to launch a new, on-demand transit service in Lebanon and Mascoutah that will debut on Monday, Oct. 19. The service, called SCCTD VanGo, allows weekday commuters to hail a safe and secure ride through the click of an app …

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Oct 6

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT BOARD SELECTS WSP USA FOR ENGINEERING/DESIGN SERVICES FOR LIGHT RAIL EXPANSION PROJECT

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) Board of Trustees today announced it has approved a more than $9.4 million contract with WSP USA for the engineering and design services associated with the 5.5-mile, light rail expansion project set to extend the MetroLink alignment in Illinois from the Shiloh-Scott MetroLink Station to MidAmerica St. Louis …

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Oct 5

SCCTD Board Approves MetroBikeLink Capital Project

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) Board voted to approve a MetroBikeLink capital maintenance project at its September 15 Board meeting for $41,176.  The SCCTD Trail sealing project will included the final filling, seal coating and striping of the remaining 3.5 miles of the system.   With the completion of this project, SCCTD will have …

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Sep 21

SCCTD Board Approves Investment in ATS Fleet  

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) Board voted to approve a new camera package for the Alternative Transportation System (ATS) fleet at its Sept. 15 Board meeting.  The $66,326 investment includes new cameras on the 25 new vehicles being added to the ATS Fleet in St. Clair County. “ATS vehicles are an integral part …

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Sep 21

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT INCREASES OFFICER PRESENCE ON METROLINK

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) announced it has secured 68 part-time, secondary deployment officers to help augment the 15 full-time St. Clair County Sheriff Deputies currently assigned to the St. Clair County segment of the MetroLink alignment. This will provide a noticeable difference in onsite officer presence and act as a deterrent to …

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Sep 14
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