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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, contact:

SJ Morrison
Madison County Transit
(618) 797-4600

MCT SEEKS COMMENT ON PROPOSED CHANGES IN ALTON

Restoring Frequency & Connections on #10 State & Elm

GRANITE CITY, ILL., September 24, 2018 . . . In an effort to gather public comments about proposed upcoming service changes, Madison County Transit (MCT) will host two open house-style public meetings this week. At the meetings, staff will disseminate information about the proposed changes, answer questions and record all comments. The proposed changes affect the #10 State & Elm Shuttle. Highlights of the proposed changes in Alton include: restoring 30-minute service between MCT Alton Station and Godfrey Walmart and restoring transfer opportunities to #1, #8, #9 and #11 at MCT Alton Station, eliminating wait times. If approved, the changes would take effect in January 2019. Times, dates and locations of the public meetings are listed below:
  • MCT Alton Station
Wed., September 26, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Alton Regional Multi-Modal Station
Wed., September 26, 2018 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
For individuals who cannot attend the public meetings but would like to view the proposal, a summary of the proposed changes along with maps and schedules is available online at www.mct.org. Comments can be e-mailed to info@mct.org or sent to: Madison County Transit, c/o ‘Proposed January 2019 Service Change’, One Transit Way, PO Box 7500, Granite City, IL 62040. All comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018 to be considered.

Madison County Transit (MCT) provides multi-modal transportation services for Madison County, Illinois. MCT operates a fixed-route bus service, connecting to MetroLink; express weekday commuter service directly to and from downtown St. Louis; and seasonal express service the Muny. For elderly and disabled residents who are unable to use the fixed-route buses, MCT provides complementary door to door service. MCT is also responsible for the construction and maintenance of more than 130 miles of bikeways that comprise the MCT Trails system, as well as overseeing RideFinders, the St. Louis region’s FREE carpooling and vanpooling program.