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Friday, April 30, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, contact:

Amanda Shomaker
Madison County Transit
(618) 797-4600

MEDIA ALERT


DATE:
  Thursday, April 29, 2021

SUBJECT:
  MCT Presents Bus to the City of Highland

WHAT:
At its regular April Board Meeting this morning, (Thursday, April 29, 2021), the Madison County Transit (MCT) Board of Trustees presented the City of Highland with a 14-passenger bus to assist the Highland Senior Center with the transportation of senior citizens and disabled passengers in the community.

DETAILS:
The 14-passenger coach-on-chassis bus is equipped with a heavy-duty wheelchair lift and can transport two wheelchairs at a time. The interior consists of vinyl seats and flooring, and contains the latest technology including an automated fire suppression system. The vehicle is leased to the City of Highland by MCT for $1.00 per year. MCT will assist with annual maintenance and will perform regular biennial reviews.

MCT Highland Bus Donation
PICTURED:
(left to right) MCT Managing Director SJ Morrison, MCT Board Member Kelly Schmidt, Highland’s Director of Parks & Recreation Mark Rosen, MCT Board Chairman Ron Jedda, MCT Board Member and Troy Mayor Al Adomite, MCT Board Member and Venice Township Supervisor Andy Economy, and from the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office: Andy Carruthers, and John Hanson.

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 137 miles of bikeways that comprise the MCT Trails system, as well as overseeing RideFinders, the St. Louis region’s FREE carpooling and vanpooling program.