Ridership Continues to Climb on SCCTD Flyer

Ridership continues to climb on the SCCTD Flyer. The September ridership report is demonstrating an increase of more than 150 percent per day over prior year for the Belleville Mobility on Demand zone.  The East Zone which incorporates East St Louis, Brooklyn, Fairmont City and parts of Cahokia Heights and Washington Park is averaging more …

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Oct 3

Public Notice: Sealed Proposals will be Received for Tecklenberg Trail

Sealed proposals will be received at St. Clair Transit District, 27 North Illinois St., Belleville, Illinois, 62220 until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 10, 2023, for the Tecklenberg Trail. The sealed proposals will be publicly opened and read at 2:15 P.M., Tuesday, October 10, 2023. The proposed improvement consists of the construction of a 0.65-mile-long, 10’ …

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Sep 26

SCCTD Awarded Federal Grant for Electrification of ATS Fleet

The St. Clair County Transit District was recently awarded a $1.2 Million Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) grant award by the East-West Gateway Council of Governments for 6 Battery Electric Buses for ATS.  SCCTD will provide the 2o percent local match of $300,000. This grant comes on top of two other grants including last …

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Sep 19

Fairview Heights Bike Trail Sealing & Maintenance Complete

Work is completed. Please enjoy the trail this fall.  The St Clair County Transit District will be cleaning and sealing the Fairview Heights Bike Trail beginning Thursday, August 31st from the Memorial MetroLink Station to the Fairview Heights Station.  From August 31 to September 1st the trail will have intermediate sections closed for cleaning and …

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Aug 29

SCCTD and CMT Release RFP for Programming and PR

CMT in partnership with the St. Clair County Transit District is undertaking a two-year education campaign, which will include transit benefit programming, education on transit options, community campaigns, placemaking and transit access.  CMT is seeking a firm to assist with these efforts in planning, executing and promoting these events and messaging items. The programs would …

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Aug 28

Construction Underway on Public Safety Building at Emerson Park Station

Construction continues on the Emerson Park Public Safety Building at the Emerson Park MetroLink Station under the direction of Poettker Construction.  Construction began in January of this year and is estimated to wrap by February, 2024. Walls are up, electrical and waterproofing are underway and decking install continues.  The state-of-the-art, two-story, 16,000-square-foot facility will house …

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Aug 28

Trails on the Move in St. Clair County

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) continues to improve and expand the MetroBikeLink Trail System and connecting trails in Southwestern Illinois.  This fall SCCTD will open Phase III of the Old Collinsville Road Trail from Munie Road to Frank Scott Parkway. In addition, SCCTD was awarded a $300,000 grant from the Metro East Park …

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Aug 15

SCCTD and PARTNERS ENCOURAGE AREA RESIDENTS TO “GET BACK IN THE GROOVE” WITH TRANSIT

As students get ready to head back to school and the workforce settles into more routine schedules, the St. Clair County Transit District, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), and Metro Transit are encouraging people to get “Back in the Groove” by taking transit to get where they need to go. Those who are new to …

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Aug 9

U.S. Transportation Secretary announces more than $220 million in funding for Metro Transit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg arrived in the St. Louis region yesterday to announce more than $223 million in funding for Metro Transit to replace aging light rail cars and repair damage from flooding.  The announcement came yesterday afternoon at the Emerson Park Station in East St. Louis after Secretary Buttigieg spent the day touring …

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Aug 1

REGISTRATION UNDERWAY FOR THE FALL 2023 SESSION OF CITIZENS FOR MODERN TRANSIT’S TEN TOE EXPRESS® WALKING PROGRAM

Despite rising temperatures, fall is fast-approaching, and Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) – in partnership with AARP in St. Louis – is inviting older residents who want to get out and explore St. Louis to register for the fall 2023 session of the award-winning CMT Ten Toe Express® program. Featuring weekly guided tours across each …

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Jul 31

“TRANSIT STOP TRANSFORMATION PROJECT” AT THE 5TH & MISSOURI TRANSIT CENTER IN EAST ST. LOUIS OPENS TO THE PUBLIC

Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), AARP in St. Louis, St. Clair County Transit District and Metro Transit – in partnership with Bywater Development Group and Employment Connection – today unveiled the “Transit Stop Transformation Project” at the 5th & Missouri Transit Center, located at 150 N. 6th Street in East St. Louis, Ill. Key representatives …

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Jul 25
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