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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, contact:

SJ Morrison
Madison County Transit
(618) 797-4600

MCT ROUTES TO BE ADJUSTED IN ALTON

Service Change Takes Effect May 6, 2018

GRANITE CITY, ILL., April 3, 2018. . . In an effort to improve bus service in the Alton area and facilitate faster, more direct trips and efficient transfers, Madison County Transit (MCT) will make changes to the #7 Alton – Edwardsville, #8 Central Shuttle, #9 Washington Shuttle, #10 State & Elm Shuttle and #11 Brown Shuttle at the regularly scheduled service change effective Sunday, May 6, 2018. After hosting several public meetings and gathering critical feedback from passengers, MCT will make the following changes:

#7 Alton-Edwardsville
#8 Central Shuttle
#9 Washington Shuttle
#10 State & Elm Shuttle
#11 Brown Shuttle
“With a number of new destinations and additional evening and weekend trips, the May Service Change will significantly improve access in the Alton area for our passengers,” said MCT Managing Director Jerry Kane.

For specific information on these and other MCT routes and schedules, consult an updated MCT timetable, dated “May 6, 2018.” Timetables can be found online, at MCT Stations, on MCT buses and at locations throughout Madison County. For details about MCT services, call (618) 797-INFO (4636), visit www.mct.org, or e-mail info@mct.org.

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 to 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.