BELLEVILLE MAYOR PATTY GREGORY APPOINTED TO SCCTD BOARD

Patty Gregory, the Mayor of the City of Belleville, has been appointed as the newest member of St. Clair County District’s Board of Directors. She will serve a four-year term on the board. Mayor Gregory is the first female to serve at the helm of the City of Belleville and has become a driving force …

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Jun 14

Metro Transit is a Great Way to Get to STL Play

Area residents have the opportunity to head to downtown St. Louis to cheer on their favorite professional sports teams this summer. With both the Cardinals and the St. Louis CITY SC stadiums located just steps away from a MetroLink station, transit is a great option for travel that can save you time and money. “I …

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Jun 13

St. Clair County Transit District Hires Austin Rauscher as Engineering Technician

The St. Clair County Transit District recently announced that Austin Rauscher, of Lebanon, Ill., has been hired as an engineering technician. He will be responsible for assisting with procurement, facility support and operations, bike/pedestrian trail expansion and special projects. He will also work to help further state grants and community events. Rauscher brings five years …

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Jun 13

Metro Transit Hiring Event Coming to East St. Louis on June 8

On Saturday, June 8, Metro Transit will hold its monthly hiring event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Illinois MetroBus Facility located at 801 North 47th Street in East St. Louis. On-site interviews will take place for Metro Mechanics, Metro Call-A-Ride Van Operators, and MetroBus Operators. Qualified candidates will receive an offer following …

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Jun 3

MetroLink to MidAmerica St. Louis Airport on Track

Construction on the MidAmerica St. Louis Airport MetroLink Extension Project in St. Clair County continues with construction visible along the alignment. The project will extend the MetroLink light rail system 5.2 miles from the existing Shiloh-Scott Transit Center in Shiloh to MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah. As part of the project, a new MetroLink …

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Jun 3

Lake St Ellen 2nd Addition – Interruption

Please be advised that as of May 31st 2024, the St. Clair County Transit District St. Ellen Trail will be closed between St. Ellen Mine Park and Old Collinsville Rd. for a minimum of 30 days (weather permitting). Please seek alternate routes and we apologize for the inconvenience.  

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May 29

Look for Changes to the #8 Alta Sita MetroBus on June 17

Metro Transit will undergo its quarterly service change on June 17. The #8 Alta Sita MetroBus route in St. Clair County will undergo a schedule adjustment. This route will operate on a 30-minute schedule on weekdays and weekends. This change is necessary due to the closure of the 26th Street Bridge in East St. Louis. …

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May 23

SCCTD To Operate Shuttle Bus During Art on the Square in Belleville

Take transit to Art on the Square which will take place in Belleville between Friday, May 17, and Sunday, May 19. The St. Clair County Transit District will operate a shuttle bus between the Belleville Transit Center located at 800 Scheel Street and the event which is taking place at the Belleville Public Square. The …

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May 14

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT ENCOURAGES USE OF THE METROBIKELINK SYSTEM DURING NATIONAL BIKE TO WORK WEEK (May 13-19)

Next week (May 13-19) is National Bike to Work Week, and St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) – in conjunction with Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) – is reminding area residents that bicycling to work has never been easier thanks to the MetroBikeLink. This ever-evolving system consists of more than 30 miles of interconnecting trails …

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May 7

Final Design Concept has been Approved for the “Transit Stop Transformation” Project at the Fairview Heights Transit Center

After getting input from transit riders, area residents, elected officials and stakeholders through a series of in-person and virtual opportunities, a finalized design concept has been approved for the “Transit Stop Transformation Project” at the Fairview Heights Transit Center in Fairview Heights, IL. The project – being completed in conjunction with the St. Clair County Transit …

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May 2

St. Clair County Transit District and Chestnut Health Systems Partnership Highlighted During Recent National Mental Health Conference

Last week, more than 4,000 mental health professionals convened in the St. Louis region for a national health conference including mobile workshops highlighting the unique mental health partnership on transit. St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) Managing Director Ken Sharkey was given the opportunity to highlight the SCCTD’s partnership with Chestnut Health Systems through mobile …

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Apr 22
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