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

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


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
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