St. Louis Transit Riders Share Their Love of Transit as Part of Valentine’s Day Promotions

Transit is a safe and cost-effective transportation option utilized daily by thousands of St. Louis area residents. To spread a little love to these riders, the MetroLink Police Unit teamed up with Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit, St. Clair County Transit District and the University of Missouri – St. Louis to host “Wake up to a …

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Feb 14

ILLINOIS TRANSIT RIDERS BELIEVE ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT ON TRACK TO IMPROVE SECURITY

Recent rider survey data is demonstrating the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) in partnership with Metro is on track with security measures on transit.  The SCCTD is shifting its focus in 2019 to the rider experience.  The District launched a new Ambassador program in January focused on enhancing service and growing ridership through improved …

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Feb 12

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT TO ANALYZE BUS SYSTEM TO MEET CHANGING NEEDS OF SOUTHWESTERN IL

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is teaming up with Bi-State Development to do a comprehensive operational analysis of all 18 MetroBus routes in Southwestern Illinois.  SCCTD and Bi-State issued an official Request for Proposals (RFP) on January 29 seeking technical assistance to conduct an operational assessment of the current MetroBus system, including recommendations for …

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Feb 4

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT DONATES RETIRED BUS TO LOCAL CHARITY TO BENEFIT CHILDREN

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) stepped up for area children and donated a retired 13 passenger ATS vehicle to Caritas Family Solutions on January 17, 2019.  Caritas Family Solutions plans to use the donated SCCTD bus to provide basic, emergency, and recreational transportation for the youth at St. John Bosco Children’s Center. “We are …

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Jan 25

New Grocery Store Offers Healthy Options at Emerson Park MetroLink Sation

Access to healthy foods recently arrived in East St. Louis in the form of Neighbor’s Marketplace, adjacent to the Emerson Park MetroLink Station. East St. Louis has been described as a food desert until the recent opening of Neighbor’s Marketplace, just steps from transit.  The newly opened grocery store has full service amenities including fresh …

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Jan 25

SCCTD Teams Up with Transit Stakeholders to Help Transit Riders “Wake Up to a Sweeter Commute” on Valentine’s Day

Transit is a safe and cost-effective transportation option utilized daily by thousands of St. Louis area residents. To spread a little love to these riders, the MetroLink Police Unit is teaming up with Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit, St. Clair County Transit District and the University of Missouri – St. Louis to host “Wake up …

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Jan 25

SCCTD to open Orchard Loop Trail  

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is nearing completion of the first phase of the Orchard Loop Trail.  The contractor, DMS Contracting based in Mascoutah, IL, is in the final phase of construction.   This 3 mile segment is slated to be open by late 2018 barring any weather issues and will connect the …

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Nov 6

SCCTD Rider Talks About Importance of Transit to the Community

Robert Dettling has been taking transit since the 1980’s.  He currently takes the MetroLink from St. Clair County into St. Louis University several times a week.  He enjoys watching the seasons change and believes the walk from the station to campus helps to keep him healthy.  Mr. Dettling considers taking public transportation to be a …

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Oct 30

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

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT IS ON THE MOVE

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
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