Boeing Selects Mid-America Airport Site for New Facility in  Advance of Arrival of New Light Rail Station

Boeing is adding a production facility to MidAmerica Airport as St. Clair County Transit District continues to move forward on light rail expansion to the airport.  The Boeing Co. is building a production facility at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah that will be used to make the U.S. Navy’s first aircraft-refueling drones. Representatives of …

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Sep 17

The Belleville Main Street Marathon to be held September 25, 2021

COURSE: The race begins and ends on Main Street between Illinois 159 and First Street in historic downtown Belleville, IL, and for the 2021 race, the course will primarily be held on the St. Clair County Transit District’s paved biking/walking trail. At this time the course has not been certified, and we are exploring that …

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Sep 8

Bike Trail Closure – Beginning  Wednesday September 13 – 17, 2021

The St Clair County Transit District will be performing maintenance on the section of trail from Rt 159 east to Main St.  The trail will be cleaned, sealed and striped.  Please refrain from this area while this work is in progress.

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Sep 8

CMT Releases RFP for Design Work for Permanent Placemaking Project

Citizens for Modern Transit is teaming up with the St. Clair County Transit District and AARP in St. Louis to activate the space around a MetroBus stop at the Belleville MetroLink Station in Belleville, IL. This joint initiative, known as the “Transit Stop Transformation Project,” will transform the area between the MetroBus area serving both …

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Sep 3

Design Consultant selected for IL Try and Ride Program

Design Lab 443 was selected for the 2021 IL Try and Ride Program.  The selection committee chose Design Lab 443 from a pool of five proposals – evaluated based on the following established criteria: Qualifications of person/firm conducting the work Proposal Quality Product samples – samples provided and/or on firm website need to be relevant …

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Aug 26

SCCTD and Chestnut Health Systems to Offer Resources on National Overdose Awareness Day

To raise awareness about the resources available on opioid abuse, St. Clair County Transit District is teaming up with Chestnut Health Systems on August 31st to make resources available on National Overdose Awareness Day. Chestnut Health Systems will be staffing a tent at the Belleville MetroLink station to provide riders Narcan, Narcan training and information …

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Aug 24

The “Transit Stop Transformation Project” at Emerson Park Transit Center Opens to The Public

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) – in partnership with St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), AARP in St. Louis and Metro Transit – today unveiled the “Transit Stop Transformation” Project at the Emerson Park Transit Center in East St. Louis. A community celebration was held at the site from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. featuring …

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Aug 23


As part of an ongoing commitment to the health and safety of transit riders and operators, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), Metro Transit, St. Clair County Transit District, Bureau of Transit Police and Metro Transit Public Safety will be handing out free face masks at four transit centers on Thursday, Aug. 26, during the evening commute. …

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Aug 5

Request for Proposals for Graphic Design for the Try & Ride Program in Illinois

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD)/Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is requesting the services of a graphic design firm to perform the described professional services for the project below.  If your firm would like to be considered for these consulting services, you may express your interest by responding to the appropriate office, which is …

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Jul 30

St. Clair County Transit District Approves Two Contracts to Expand MetroBikeLink System

The St Clair County Transit District Board of Trustees approved two contracts at its July 27 Board meeting for work to expand the MetroBikeLink system. DMS Contracting and Hank’s Excavating and Landscaping were approved through a bid-process for work on the Old Collinsville Road Phase II Trail and St. Ellen Bike Trail Connector. “These trail …

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Jul 29

Latest Transit Placemaking Project Set to be Unveiled in East St. Louis on Aug. 21

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)  in partnership with Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), AARP in St. Louis and Metro Transit will unveil the final “Transit Stop Transformation Project” at the …

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Jul 21
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