SCCTD Wants to Hear from You

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is interested in hearing from riders on their thoughts on the MetroLink, MetroBus, ATS and MetroBikeLink system in Southwestern IL. Over the next year, they will be asking riders to weigh in to help ensure they are providing the best service possible for all users. Please take a …

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COMMUTERS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE TRANSIT DURING MLK BRIDGE CLOSURE

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced yesterday that the Martin Luther King Bridge will be closing in both directions through the Fall of 2019 so crews can perform extensive repairs to the bridge’s ramps and roadways. This closure is expected to cause extensive traffic congestion and delays, particularly during the morning commute. To help alleviate …

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Art Arrived On MetroBikeLink Trail

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) teamed up with Art on the Square, UMB Bank and local architect-artist Gary Karasek to bring art to life along eleven miles of the MetroLink and MetroBikeLink trail in St. Clair County.  Sponsored by UMB Bank, Rails, Trails and Art is a series of vibrant, moving Shtick People …

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Dec 5

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 to Begin Work on New Trail Extension with Historic Roots in Community

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is set to begin work on a new trail extension from the Memorial MetroLink Station to the Fairview Heights Station.  This 3.5 mile trail, set to open in 2019, has historic roots in the community as the economic engine of Southwestern Illinois from the late 1800’s through early …

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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

Red Bird Express Moving Thousands of IL Game Goers

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) is excited to announce Illinois residents are flocking to the Red Bird Express. 2018 Red Bird Express ridership topped prior year by more than 8 percent. The Red Bird Express has had record breaking ridership numbers over the summer including a May 6th game that broke records for most …

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Oct 9

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT EXPANDS OPPORTUNITIES FOR SPECIAL PASSES FOR SENIORS AND LOW INCOME RESIDENTS

Riding transit with the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) will become even easier beginning in October. SCCTD will expand the hours and days that special passes will be available at the Belleville MetroLink Station, 718 Scheel Street, accessible by MetroLink, MetroBus and ample parking for Seniors and those eligible for the Benefits Access Pass. …

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Sep 25

UPDATE: Maintenance Underway on MetroBikeLink Trail

Maintaining the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) system for residents and visitors is top of mind with a new maintenance project kicking off on the the MetroBikeLink Trail.   The St Clair County Transit District will begin performing trail maintenance from the Brookhill Subdivision to the Memorial MetroLink Station, a two and half mile improvement …

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Sep 12

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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