St. Clair Selects Architect for Belleville Metrolink Station Upgrade


The St. Clair County Transit District’s (SCCTD) Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday, February 16, to approve a contract with Bright Space Studio, located in Swansea, for design upgrades to the common areas of the Belleville MetroLink Station. Areas to be upgraded include public restrooms, common lobby area, landscaping and outside plaza area as a part of the design contract. The Belleville MetroLink Station construction was completed in 2001 and has not been updated since. 

“We are committed to ensuring the success of transit in Southwestern Illinois,” said Herb Simmons, Chair of St. Clair County Transit District’s Board of Trustees. “It is time to begin to look at upgrading our stations in Illinois to meet both the current and future needs of passengers using the transit system. This project is funded through a prior $248,000 Illinois Capital Grant.” 

The project is expected to be completed in 2021.

To learn more about the St. Clair County Transit District and its ongoing efforts to provide safe, secure, cost-effective and convenient transportation options for area residents, visit

About St. Clair County Transit District

Founded in 1981, St. Clair County Transit District oversees 11 MetroLink stations and 18 bus routes in St. Clair County, Ill. If commuters have questions about service, they can call (618) 628-8090 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, visit

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