SCCTD Welcomes New Trustee to Board

The St. Clair County Transit District welcomed Dr.  Derienzia Johnson to its Board of Trustees at the November 27 St. Clair County meeting.  Dr. Johnson was appointed by St. Clair County Chairman Mark Kern. Dr. Johnson, from Belleville, IL, has served as the Pastor for Greater New Hope Baptist Church in East St. Louis, Illinois …

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Nov 30

SCCTD Trustee Recognized for Decades of Public Service

On November 27, St. Clair County Chairman Mark Kern recognized St. Clair County Transit District Trustee Toni Perrin for her decades of public service with a proclamation in her honor.   Ms. Perrin joined the Board of Trustees for the District in 2019, and she has been instrumental in ensuring the success of transit in the …

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Nov 28

St. Clair County Transit District & Partners Honored with Outstanding Local Government Achievement Award

The St. Clair County Transit District and its partners were honored at the 58th Annual East-West Gateway Council of Governments Awards Luncheon on November 15th at America’s Center in downtown St. Louis. A variety of individuals, agencies, and organizations were celebrated for their contributions to various communities in the St. Louis area. The St. Clair …

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Nov 16

COMPLIMENTARY “STAY TOASTY ON TRANSIT” SCARVES TO BE DISTRIBUTED AT SELECT METRO TRANSIT CENTERS ON DEC. 8th

To help commuters stay toasty on transit – while also spreading a little holiday cheer – Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit, St. Clair County Transit District, the Bureau of Transit Police, Metro Transit Public Safety and other partners will be hosting a public transit rider appreciation event during the evening commute on Friday, Dec. …

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Nov 16

RFP for Design of SCCTD Flyer Vehicle Wrap in St. Clair County, Illinois

The St. Clair County Transit District in partnership with Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) is seeking a consultant to assist in the creation of branding/vehicle wrap for the SCCTD Flyer service in St. Clair County, IL to help build recognition and ridership on the system. Work products will include creation of a vehicle design based …

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Nov 10

City of Belleville Asking Community to Weigh in on Accessibility

The City of Belleville has just launched a community survey on walking, bicycling and accessibility in the area.  They are asking residents to weigh in with their thoughts.  Survey can be found here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/BellevilleBikeWalkSurvey  

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Nov 2

CONSTRUCTION PROGRESSING ON METROLINK EXTENSION TO MIDAMERICA ST. LOUIS AIRPORT

Construction on the MidAmerica St. Louis Airport MetroLink Extension Project in St. Clair County continues to progress with the route of the alignment becoming more visible. 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 …

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Nov 1

SCCTD Approves Contract for Construction of Tecklenburg Trail Connector

The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) Board approved a $4.3 million contract with Hank’s Excavating for construction of 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 16 …

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Oct 18

Weigh in Today on the Transit Stop Transformation Project Set for the Fairview Heights Transit Center

What would you like to see at this station in Fairview Heights, Illinois? The St. Clair County Transit District is teaming up with Citizens for Modern Transit, AARP in St. Louis and Metro Transit to activate the space around the Fairview Heights MetroLink Station in Fairview Heights, IL – and we need your help!  Transit …

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Oct 17

IL Governor Announces $2.1M in grants for local bike paths

A total of $2,161,000 in grants to help communities develop and improve 13 local bike path projects throughout Illinois was announced today by Illinois Governor JB Pritzker. The St. Clair County Transit District is set to receive $200,000 for a MetroBikeLink Extension.  The five-mile expansion of St. Clair County’s light rail line from Shiloh-Scott Station …

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Oct 11

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
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