New Fare Structure Effective May 9, 2021

The MCT Board of Trustees approved a new fare structure and other adjustments to take effect Sunday, May 9, 2021. View the presentation above for an outline on the changes, or view a PDF of the presentation here.

Below are highlights of the changes to MCT’s fare structure.

  • Madison County fare zones will be eliminated, and fares will be solely based on whether passengers stay in Madison County or ride into St. Clair County or St. Louis.
  • If a passenger’s trip begins and ends in Madison County, the base fare will be just $1.00.
  • If a passenger is traveling to or from St. Louis or St. Clair County, the fare is just $3.
  • MCT is eliminating the current “Express Round Trip Pass” ($5 and only valid on MCT Express buses) and instead offering a “Day Pass,” which will cost $5, and will be valid on all MCT fixed-route buses for a full calendar day.
  • The 2-Hour Zone Pass will be eliminated.
  • The cost of the MCT Local Monthly Pass and the MCT Local 30-Day Pass (mobile) will be reduced from $50 to $40.

  • Reducing the cost of the MCT Student Monthly Pass from $20 to $15, as well as the cost of the MCT 7-Day Pass (mobile) from $20 to $15.
  • The cost of ADA Eligible trips on Runabout buses will also be reduced. (See the paratransit page for more info)

Call 618-797-4636 with questions or email