Transit is Hiring in Southwestern Illinois; Job Fairs Set for April 13 & 14

The Alternative Transportation System (ATS) in Southwestern Illinois is hiring for numerous positions. A two-day job fair is set for April 13 & 14. Positions being advertised include: Assistant Director of Transportation ATS Human Resources ATS Dispatcher Part-Time Driver Full-Time Driver ATS, through a contract with the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), offers call-a-ride …

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Apr 5

St. Clair County Transit District Approves Engineering for Phase I of the Fairview Heights – Swansea Trail

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today announced it has approved $355,051 to be used toward engineering for Phase I of the Fairview Heights – Swansea Trail. This proposed 1.7-mile bike and pedestrian pathway will extend from the traffic signal at the intersection of Illinois Route 161 and Sullivan Drive in Belleville to Frank Scott …

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Apr 4

Design Consultant selected for 2022 Passport to Music on Metro in IL

Design Lab 443 was selected for the 2022 Passport to Music on Metro campaign. Design Lab 443 was selected from a pool of four 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 to …

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Apr 4

RFP for Graphic Design Released for Summer Music Event on Transit

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 Passport to Music on Metro event on June 25 in St. Clair County, IL to build and promote ridership on the transit system.  Key …

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Mar 11

Citizens for Modern Transit Reminds Commuters About its Try & Ride Program as Gas Prices Soar

As prices at the pump continue to rise, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is encouraging area residents to consider utilizing public transit. The organization has a FREE Try & Ride program that makes it easy for those who are new to MetroLink or MetroBus to familiarize themselves with the region’s integrated system to get them where they …

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Mar 9

St. Clair County Transit District Approves Engineering for the Tecklenburg Trail Connector

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today announced it has approved $359,985 for engineering for the Tecklenburg Trail Connector in Belleville. This proposed 1.1-mile bike and pedestrian pathway will extend from Main Street and 66th Street to Dutch Hollow and Llewellyn roads, connecting residents in the West Belleville area to 14 continuous miles of trails …

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Mar 4

Free, Pop-Up Health Fairs Being Held at The Emerson Park and North Hanley Transit Centers on March 18

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), Metro Transit, St. Clair County Transit District, Bureau of Transit Police, Metro Transit Public Safety, Chestnut Health Systems™, University of Missouri–St. Louis and AARP in St. Louis are teaming up to host FREE, pop-up health fairs at the Emerson Park and North Hanley Transit Centers – on Friday, March 18, 2022. These …

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Mar 1

SCCTD VanGo Service Expands to Include YMCA O’Fallon Branch on February 14, 2022

On February 14, 2022, St. Clair County Transit District’s VanGo service will expand service to include the YMCA O’Fallon branch. Find out more about SCCTD VanGo here. SCCTD VanGo Basics: SCCTD VanGo works like a minibus that comes when you want, where you want. Book rides straight from your phone, get picked up in minutes …

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Feb 11

SCCTD Selected to Host Annual Illinois Public Transit Association Fall Conference

St. Clair County Transit District has been selected to host the Annual Illinois Public Transit Association Fall Conference in partnership with Jackson County Transit and South Central Transit staff being held on September 13-15, 2022, at the Regency Conference Center, in O’Fallon, IL. Transit districts, hundreds of transit officials, and vendors exhibiting their products from …

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Feb 11

Transit Riders Can Get a Free Day Pass for Posting a Selfie to Social Media on Valentine’s Day

Thousands of area residents rely on public transportation on a daily basis as it offers a safe, convenient, cost-effective and relaxing means to get them where they need to go. To reinforce this message, Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit and St. Clair County Transit District are hosting a “Crushing on Transit” Valentine’s Day campaign, …

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Feb 10

Governor Pritzker Awards St. Clair County Transit District with $9.975 Million “Rebuild Illinois” Grant

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker held a press conference today at the Illinois Bus Garage to award the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) with a $9.975 million “Rebuild Illinois” Grant. The funding will be used to build a 16,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art Public Safety Center at Emerson Park Transit Center. The facility will house office space …

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Jan 26
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