Board & Explore St. Louis Summer Fun Kickoff

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), and Metro Transit today launched the “2021 Board & Explore St. Louis” campaign to highlight all the area attractions accessible via the region’s safe, reliable and robust public transit system and to encourage people to get out and explore all the region has to …

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Jun 21

Metro Transit Service Adjustments Scheduled for June 21

Metro Transit will make adjustments to 10 MetroBus routes that serve the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County in Missouri and St. Clair County in Illinois on Monday, June 21, as part of the regular quarterly service change. Metro monitors and reviews feedback from riders and drivers, and uses this feedback and other …

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Jun 17

ST. CLAIR COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT FURTHERS REACH OF ITS FLYER SERVICE

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today announced it has furthered the reach of its SCCTD Flyer service to include Brooklyn, Ill. The flexible, on-demand, shared-ride service will link residents in Brooklyn to MetroLink, MetroBus and Madison County Transit routes. A ride can be scheduled by calling (618) 800-6884 or through the TransLoc app, …

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Jun 16

St. Clair County Transit District Launches Summer Riding Program

St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today launched its 2021 Summer Riding Program, encouraging kids and families to get out and enjoy the MetroBikeLink System, featuring 14 miles of continuous trails and bike paths adjacent to the MetroLink alignment in Southwestern Illinois. Those 2 to 18 years of age can track miles as they bike, …

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Jun 15

RFP Released for Campaign for SCCTD Flyer

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 Flyer serving several communities in St. Clair County, IL to build and promote ridership on the Flyer and connecting transit system.  Key messaging will …

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Jun 11

Gateway Go Card Program Returns to Connect Young People to Summer Jobs, Educational and Recreational Opportunities Through Discounted Transit Rides

The Gateway Go Card is back this summer, providing area youth a discount of up to 66% to ride MetroLink and MetroBus. After being sidelined last summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the program once again aims to provide mobility and independence to young persons in the St. Louis region, giving those ages 13 to …

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Jun 7

Red Bird Express Remains Un-Scheduled for 2021

Thank you for your commitment to the Red Bird Express and transit in St. Clair County. While we are beginning to see the region open, the pandemic has impacted the transit industry significantly. There has been a decrease in the number of operators available due to the impacts of COVID-19 including the devasting loss of …

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Jun 7

St. Clair County Transit District Approves Funding for Air Mobility Trail

The St Clair County Transit District recently approved funding for the construction of the Air Mobility Trail in Shiloh, Ill. The trail project will consist of an approximately 1.2-mile long and 10-foot wide paved trail from Siebert Road to the MetroBikeLink System. Upon completion, this trail will create a 5-mile, spin-off loop from the MetroBikeLink via …

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Jun 7

Right-sizing Transit to Meet Changing Customer Needs

Public transportation access is essential to the vitality of communities throughout Southwestern Illinois. It goes beyond getting people where they need to go. Accessibility is about economics, equality, education, improved health and environmental outcomes, and the ability to attract and retain business. It is imperative transportation providers recognize that mobility needs change and then evolve …

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Jun 7

St. Clair County Transit District to Continue Offering FREE Public Transportation to COVID-19 Vaccination Site in Belleville

As the mass COVID-19 vaccination site at the Belle-Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center in Belleville prepares to shut down on Sunday, May 30, the St. Clair County Transit District reminds area residents that free transportation will remain available to and from the St. Clair County Health Department location at 330 West Main Street in Belleville …

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May 26

St. Clair County Transit District Debuts New Trolley at Scott Air Force Base, Honoring Servicemen and Women

In advance of Memorial Day, the St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today debuted its new SCCTD Trolley at Scott Air Force Base (SAFB). Designed to honor local servicemen and women, the SCCTD Trolley will replace the service vehicles on both the 21 and 21X Shuttle Routes currently offered at SAFB. The cost to ride …

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May 24
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