Alternative Transportation System - ATS

Curb-to-curb community service for individuals certified as American Disabilities Act (ADA) eligible and service for those age 60 and older in some areas.

General Information

  • Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. or by appointment
  • Pre-registration Required
    1. LINC: 618-235-9988 (ADA Only)
    2. ATS: 618-239-0749 ext. 232 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Reservations must be made one day to two weeks ahead, during ATS normal business hours.
    • 618-239-0749 ext. 301 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - 7 days a week
  • Cost per ride:
    • Cash: $4 per trip (exact change required)
    • 10-trip coupon booklet for $28  
  • Ticket purchase locations:
    1. ATS office located in Suite C at the Belleville MetroLink Station Plaza, 718 Scheel Street, Belleville, IL
    2. LINC, Inc., 1 Emerald Terrace, Suite 200, Swansea, IL 62226
  • All riders must have a picture I.D. with them.
  • Guests allowed at regular rate
  • Escorts ride free for those qualified ADA
  • Reservation/Information/Cancellation number: 618-239-0749
  • E-Mail available(must receive request 48 hours in advance)
  • ATS Customer Service: at atscustomerservice@swic.edu 
  • ATS Reservations: at atsreservations@swic.edu 
  • ATS Cancellations: at atscancellation@swic.edu 
  • Area served is subject to change without notice

General Information on ADA Service

Service is available in the following areas 

Townships: Belleville, Canteen, Caseyville, Centreville, East St Louis, Englemann, Lebanon, Mascoutah, O'Fallon, Saint Clair, Shiloh Valley, Smithton, Stites and Stookey

Municipalities: Alorton, Belleville, Brooklyn, Cahokia, Centreville, Caseyville, Collinsville (St. Clair County section), East St. Louis, Fairmont City, Fairview Heights, Lebanon, Lovejoy, Mascoutah, O'Fallon, Sauget, Shiloh, Smithton, Scott AFB, Swansea and Washington Park.  

  • Service within 3/4 mile of Metrobus line/MetroLink
  • Operates on same schedule as Metrobuses and MetroLink
  • Transfer service available to Call-A-Ride in St. Louis, MO and ACT in Madison County, Ill.
  • Service anywhere within service area for any reason

General Information on Elderly Service

Service available in the following areas 

Townships: Belleville, St. Clair and Stookey.

Municipalities: Belleville, Shiloh and Swansea. Area served subject to change without notice.

  • Must be 60 or older
  • Service anywhere within service area for any reason
  • Service available Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Make your voice heard!

If you want to help improve transit issues for seniors and the disabled community, please consider joining the St. Clair County Paratransit Task Force.

For information about the St. Clair County Paratransit Task Force, please call Linc, Inc. at 618-235-9988.